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travel42 Port Guide: Opatija

Opatija travel42 Port of Call Guide

On the Adriatic near the border with Italy and in the province of Istria, Opatija, Croatia, is very pretty, offering a scenic mountain backdrop, elegant architecture and gardens. It lies 85 mi/135 km southwest of Zagreb.

Opatija was a renowned spa in the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and it remains a popular seaside resort and health spa. It also has a casino and fairly active nightlife. Yachting enthusiasts may want to time their visit to coincide with the International Yachting Regatt...

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