Rijeka

Discover the city with our Rijeka travel guide, and find the best things to do, hotels, restaurants, bars and more...

Croatia's best delicacies

Croatia's best delicacies

Incredible seafood from the morning's catch, eaten before a backdrop of the sun setting across the Adriatic near Dubrovnik. Indulgent slices of truffle shaved o...

'Pride of Croatia' award goes to children's charity 'Teta Pričalica'

'Pride of Croatia' award goes to children's charity 'Teta Pričalica'

Charity project Teta Pričalica was founded in 2009, since gathering over 700 volunteers from across Croatia to read bedtime stories to hospitalised children eac...

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Where to stay in Rijeka

Where to stay in Rijeka

Where to stay in Rijeka

Despite two four-star venues, the Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna and the Hotel Jadran, the range of accommodation in Croatia’s third-biggest town is disappointing. ...

Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna

Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna

5 out of 5 stars

Rijeka’s classiest option is a modern business hotel with a spa and gym. Sauna cabins and massage and beauty treatments have also been introduced. The 120 rooms...

Where to stay in RijekaWhere to stay in Rijeka

Where to stay in Rijeka

Despite two four-star venues, the Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna and the Hotel Jadran, the range of accommodation in Croatia’s third-biggest town is disappointing. ...

Where to stay in Rijeka

Where to stay in Rijeka

Despite two four-star venues, the Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna and the Hotel Jadran, the range of accommodation in Croatia’s third-biggest town is disappointing. ...

Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna

Hotel Bonavia Plava Laguna

5 out of 5 stars

Rijeka’s classiest option is a modern business hotel with a spa and gym. Sauna cabins and massage and beauty treatments have also been introduced. The 120 rooms...

Hotel Continental

Hotel Continental

3 out of 5 stars

The central Continental is in a bulky 100-year-old structure overlooking the canal. Reasonably priced, comfortable and convenient, it’s an excellent choic...

Hotel Jadran

Hotel Jadran

4 out of 5 stars

Jadran contains 66 nicely fitted rooms in an enviable shoreside location. Set by Rijeka’s first stretch of swimmable sea with its own stop on the No.1 bus route...

Neboder

Neboder

3 out of 5 stars

If you’re looking for a cheapie in town and the Continental is full, come to the aptly named 14-floor ‘Skyscraper’ by the flyover. Follow...

Recommended restaurants in Rijeka

The best Rijeka restaurantsThe best Rijeka restaurants

The best Rijeka restaurants

Rijeka majors in fish, seafood and simple Venetian-inspired dishes, thanks to its seaport location and cultural mixing with nearby Italy. Rijeka has a handful o...

Conca d'Oro

Conca d'Oro

5 out of 5 stars

With a good location and a reputation as one of the best places in town, this busy cellar restaurant can charge higher prices than most. Along with the usual se...

Tarsa

Tarsa

5 out of 5 stars

Hidden away among quiet suburban lanes behind Trsat’s sports hall, Tarsa could almost be a village inn, and it’s not surprising that it has become one of Rijeka...

Konoba Na Kantunu

Konoba Na Kantunu

5 out of 5 stars

This once-tiny seafood bistro has expanded into the neighbouring room and kitted itself out with new furniture – its reputation for serving some of Rijeka’s bes...

Municipium

Municipium

4 out of 5 stars

Municipium is set in a grand Habsburg-era building, tucked away in a quiet courtyard right in the centre of town. Door staff greet you at the entrance – d...

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The best bars in Rijeka

The best bars in Rijeka

The best bars in Rijeka

There's seemingly a bar on every corner in Rijeka. Proud of its Mediterranean café culture, the city's streets are lined with bars of all stripes. From classic ...

Three Monkeys Bar

Three Monkeys Bar

5 out of 5 stars

Opened in November 2018, Three Monkeys Bar has been an immediate hit among Rijeka's mid 20's to early 40's crowd thanks to its swish décor, the theatre of its e...

The best bars in RijekaThe best bars in Rijeka

The best bars in Rijeka

There's seemingly a bar on every corner in Rijeka. Proud of its Mediterranean café culture, the city's streets are lined with bars of all stripes. From classic ...

The best bars in Rijeka

The best bars in Rijeka

There's seemingly a bar on every corner in Rijeka. Proud of its Mediterranean café culture, the city's streets are lined with bars of all stripes. From classic ...

Three Monkeys Bar

Three Monkeys Bar

5 out of 5 stars

Opened in November 2018, Three Monkeys Bar has been an immediate hit among Rijeka's mid 20's to early 40's crowd thanks to its swish décor, the theatre of its e...

Book Caffe Dnevni Boravak

Book Caffe Dnevni Boravak

5 out of 5 stars

Living-room-style hangout that will appeal to those who like a bit of culture with their coffee – the floor-to-ceiling shelves are absolutely stacked with books...

Samovar Bar

Samovar Bar

4 out of 5 stars

A great little café with cushions, carpets and chandeliers setting an old-fashioned living-room tone, and with outdoor seating right in front of one of Rijeka’s...

The Beertija

The Beertija

5 out of 5 stars

Uphill from the centre in Trsat but well worth seeking out, this Rijeka branch of Zagreb’s Beertija bar sticks to the same formula – a superb range of bottled b...

The best attractions in Rijeka

The best attractions in Rijeka

The best attractions in Rijeka

Rijeka remains the northern Adriatic’s main hub of transport and commerce, and as the centre of social and cultural life, it also possesses a palpable yea...

Ivan pl. Zajc Croatian National Theatre

Ivan pl. Zajc Croatian National Theatre

Both an architectural and cultural landmark, Rijeka’s Croatian National Theatre was designed by the same team of architects as its namesakes in Split and ...

The best attractions in RijekaThe best attractions in Rijeka

The best attractions in Rijeka

Rijeka remains the northern Adriatic’s main hub of transport and commerce, and as the centre of social and cultural life, it also possesses a palpable yea...

The best attractions in Rijeka

The best attractions in Rijeka

Rijeka remains the northern Adriatic’s main hub of transport and commerce, and as the centre of social and cultural life, it also possesses a palpable yea...

Ivan pl. Zajc Croatian National Theatre

Ivan pl. Zajc Croatian National Theatre

Both an architectural and cultural landmark, Rijeka’s Croatian National Theatre was designed by the same team of architects as its namesakes in Split and ...

Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art

Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art

Founded in 1948, Rijeka’s Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Muzej moderne i suvremene umjetnosti or MMSU) has long enjoyed a reputation for...

Trsat Castle

Trsat Castle

Visit this fort for the panoramic view alone, best enjoyed from the terrace café beneath the Nugent mausoleum – the Kvarner Bay spreads out before you. Irish-bo...

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Behind the Governor’s Palace it overlooks, Rijeka‘s Natural History Museum established its large collection of specimens from the Kvarner Bay, Gorsk...

Rijeka nightlife guide

Rijeka nightlife guide

Rijeka nightlife guide

If you're looking for somewhere to drink, dance or party in Rijeka, you're spoilt for choice. Ever rebellious Rijeka has a nightlife scene that matches its repu...

Crkva

Crkva

5 out of 5 stars

One of Rijeka's greatest nightclubs offering the best in house and techno. Spectacular lights and lasers criss-cross this intimate venue, its DJ booth raised ce...

Rijeka nightlife guideRijeka nightlife guide

Rijeka nightlife guide

If you're looking for somewhere to drink, dance or party in Rijeka, you're spoilt for choice. Ever rebellious Rijeka has a nightlife scene that matches its repu...

Rijeka nightlife guide

Rijeka nightlife guide

If you're looking for somewhere to drink, dance or party in Rijeka, you're spoilt for choice. Ever rebellious Rijeka has a nightlife scene that matches its repu...

Crkva

Crkva

5 out of 5 stars

One of Rijeka's greatest nightclubs offering the best in house and techno. Spectacular lights and lasers criss-cross this intimate venue, its DJ booth raised ce...

Život

Život

5 out of 5 stars

Every city needs a place like Život. A live music venue where you can really let your hair down, Život offers a stage to visiting indie bands and DJs who play e...

Tunel

Tunel

4 out of 5 stars

This tunnel dug into a railway embankment is heaving most nights, especially at weekends when there’s usually a band and DJs playing techno and/ or electronica....

Rakhia Bar

Rakhia Bar

4 out of 5 stars

Specialising in rakija, the local form of grappa that comes in all kinds of flavours, Rakhia is essential a lively urban nightspot which programmes live music o...