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Preparing your trip to Opatija: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. Tourists should keep in mind that almost all the hotels and inns of the resort are equipped with swimming pools. Even small budgetary inns offer their guests a vast choice of additional services and prospects for comfortable leisure and rest.
2. Privacy and serene leisure fans should pay attention to the hotels located in the embankment and beach areas. The matter is that all the entertaining establishments including bars and dance floors are located inside the buildings that is why loud music will not break the atmosphere of serenity and peace.
3. The hottest months of the year are considered to be July and August. This period of the year will be favorable for beach leisure fans. Opatija features favorable climate as even in winter the average temperature does not go below 10C.
4. Ladies should avoid city exploration alone as in this case they should be ready to get into focus of attention of local men.
5. Many restaurants and gambling houses require a dress code that is why before paying a visit to an upscale establishment one should specify local dress code requirements. Young people should keep a copy of passport by themselves as the documents of identification will help to avoid age misunderstanding. Copyright
6. Bargaining is welcome on local markets and in private stores as this will help to reduce a price for desired goods by 20 – 30%. Jewelry and perfumes should better be bought in specialized stores as markets often challenge the customers with low quality imitations and cheap copies.
7. The area of embankment and central streets is safe and sound for late night promenades. However tourists should keep to simple safety rules. One should not keep by oneself original documents and substantial sums of money as well as leave begs and overcoats unwatched.
Opatija can hardly be called an ideal shopping destination, but fans of shops and markets will not be bored here anyway. For souvenirs, one should go to a market on the waterfront where they … Open
8. The best way to attach local folks is to learn several phrases in Croatian. City residents are rather welcoming and sympathetic. Tourists may always feel free to address local folks for assistance and ask them for a way to a desired local sight or landmark.
9. Most beaches of the resort are stony however all the popular coastal areas are equipped with paved passes to the sea. Opatija offers several sand beaches but these areas are rather crowded and buzzing.
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Predjamski Grad

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For many years, the castle has served as a place of introduction for many interesting historical holidays. The tournaments and banquets are held here. One of the main festivals is devoted to Erasim Yamsky, one of the Burgherren. The castle can only be visited in the period from May to September. All excursions are accompanied by speleologists. The upper course consists of a series of impenetrable groves and mountain caves, which serve as a habitat for colony of bats. Because of these small inhabitants, the castle remains closed for visitors in the winter. When it gets cold, the bats go into winter sleep and it is forbidden to walk in the caves and disturb them. … Read further

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