Travel guide Novi Vinodolski
Arrival at the holiday home in Novi Vinodolski
You can reach your accommodation in a holiday apartment or house with a fantastic view of the coast in the holiday resort Riviera Novi Vinodolski by public transport such as bus and train, by plane or by your own vehicle. By train and long-distance buses, you can reach the train station in Rijeka. From there, use the regional bus lines or long-distance buses to get to your holiday accommodation or apartment, or book a taxi. The nearest airport is also located in the port city. The city is 42 kilometers away and can be reached in about 45 minutes by car. From Munich, you will need about 6 hours of driving time. Choose the route via Salzburg and plan a small break with a city stroll there if you like the Austrian metropolis. From Salzburg, the journey continues via Villach and from there via Trieste or Ljubljana. Both routes lead via Rijeka and Crikvenica, from where it is only a short time until you arrive at your private holiday apartment or house in Novi Vinodolski. The last section of the route takes you along the beach, and you can already catch a glimpse of the sea. Look forward to your dream villa or private apartment with modern comfort.
The climate on the Croatian Adriatic coast
The climate in Croatia on the Kvarner Bay is influenced by its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea. Summers are hot and dry, and winters are mild and relatively warm. Rainfall at the coast mainly occurs in winter, while rainfall inland is highest in May and June. In summer, you can expect temperatures between 25°C and 30°C. The water is pleasantly warm at this time, and you can enjoy swimming and water sports. The rainfall amount in July and August is around 70 mm per month. Most rain falls in October and November, with an average of 160 mm. Winters are quite mild, with temperatures ranging between 2°C and 15°C. Those who want to spend a beach holiday in Novi Vinodolski
at an affordable holiday apartment should choose the time between June and September. Spring is particularly suitable for hiking or cycling since it is relatively warm but not too hot. Rainfall averages 90 mm per month, which is moderate. Book a beautiful house on the pebble beach with a magnificent sea view. In summer, it is practical if your accommodation is equipped with air conditioning.
Sights on the Mediterranean coast
The small town of Novi Vinodolski has many beautiful historical sights to offer. From your holiday apartment, you can take excursions to the old town, built on a gently sloping hill to the sea. You will also find yourself in the heart of Novi Vinodolski at the Novigrad Castle. Visit the Church of the Holy Trinity, built in the Gothic style. Dating back to the 15th century, it is to house an exhibition of sacred art in the future. The Cathedral of Saints Philip and Jacob is situated on a plateau above the old district of Novi Vinodolski. Its 36-meter-high bell tower can be seen from afar. Only a few remains of the Castell or fortress of Prince Frankopan can be visited. Frankopan is the name of an old Croatian princely family. Their presumed Italian ancestors Frangepan already appear in the 12th century under the name of the Lords of Veglia in documents on the Croatian island of Krk. You can find the layout of the old tower of Frankopan Castle from the 13th century in a paved square, which is called Rondela by the locals. The still preserved building is now used as a library, museum, and reading room. Also, visit the Nehaj Fortress and Sokolac Castle or the churches and cathedrals on the Riviera. Learn more about the region's history.
Enjoying art and culture on a relaxing holiday
The cultural area around your holiday resort with the Vinodol valley is one of the most important wine-growing regions in Croatia. Accordingly, several wine festivals take place every summer. On these occasions, everything that cellar and kitchen have to offer is served up, and you can enjoy the food and listen to the music of live bands to your heart's content. The "Ruzica Vinodola" is considered the most famous of these festivals. It is held every year in August for three days and attracts many visitors from near and far. Regular music events take place at the Lisanj Hotel and Novi Resort. If you like to go out for cultural events and parties in the evening, you can do so in the city's bars and clubs. From your accommodation on Kvarner Bay, you are not far from the trendy venues, and you can combine your visit with a beautiful moonlit walk on the beach back to your accommodation.
Eating and drinking well
A good supply of food should not be missing from your swimming holiday with a pool on the Riviera Novi Vinodolski
. From your private holiday apartment on the Kvarner Bay
, you can quickly reach inviting restaurants and taverns on the beach and in the old town or the center. Enjoy fresh fish and the typical, healthy Mediterranean cuisine. Popular taverns include Lucija, Kore, and Mate, and the Maestral restaurant. You can also cook for yourself in your apartment if it is equipped with a small kitchen and possibly even a grill. Buy fresh vegetables, meat, sausages, and cheese from regional production at the market. Try the delicious wine of the region, which is lovingly produced by the winemakers with a lot of manual work. It benefits from the excellent location, ideal soil, and numerous hours of sunshine throughout the year. You can buy the wine in supermarkets or directly from the winemaker. Many restaurants offer a house brand of their own production.
Family vacation in Novi Vinodolski
During a relaxing holiday in an affordable holiday accommodation or apartment in Novi Vinodolski, you can explore the beautiful Adriatic coast at your leisure. Take excursions to Crikvenica
or book a boat trip that takes you to the island of Pag
. Along the way, admire the many small villages and stop at the most beautiful bays to swim, dive or have a small snack. For travelers with children, a dream holiday home or apartment with a pool or close to the beach is ideal so that the little ones can play unreservedly in the water. Croatia is very child-friendly. In the surroundings of your house, for example in Povil or Kaštel Novi, you will find many opportunities for playing and leisure activities. On the beach between the bathing bays, there are offers for participation for young and old. The nearby Crikvenica offers many water sports activities such as diving, swimming, sailing, and surfing. Here you can rent bicycles to explore the area by bike. If you are interested in fishing, ask the sports fishing association about the guest options. Another relaxing activity for young and old is a leisurely walk along the Adriatic coast or the impressive rocky beaches! If you take your pet or dog with you, they will also enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Take a trip to the hinterland as well.
Highlights for your vacation
Every year in late April, a large gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts takes place. The Open Bike and Harley-Davidson Meeting on Kvarner Bay attracts visitors from all over Europe. The beautiful beaches, perfect for swimming and relaxing, are worthseeing. Visit Plaza Gradska Lisanj beach with its interesting mix of rocks, pebbles, and sand, awarded the Blue Flag. A curiosity for Croatia is the summer carnival in Novi Vinodolski. This event involves 50 different groups with more than 3,000 people who dress up imaginatively and hold small performances all over the city. If you have booked your holiday apartment in the center or the private villa near the water in early July, you can experience the spectacular spectacle live. There are several viewpoints near your holiday accommodation that you can hike or drive to, which offer a fantastic view of the Mediterranean Sea and the offshore islands, including the beautiful Adriatic coast, Krk
during your beach vacation.