Dubrovnik is located in the very south of Croatia. As the pearl of the Adriatic, defying time and preserving its rich history and culture. Over a thousand years of its history has made it a European cultural center. At first, it was a small community, and in time the city experienced flourishing and became the seat of an independent Dubrovnik Republic. The Dubrovnik people are master the art of seamanship, creating a fleet in the South Adriatic that could be compared to that of Venice in the north.
Dubrovnik is 25 km away from the international airport of Dubrovnik. Regularly connected with most European centers. And 90 km from the motorway, which connects Croatia with Europe. Apart from the very good air and land connections Dubrovnik can also boast an excellent maritime connection. Dubrovnik harbor is one of the most visited in the Mediterranean. Continue reading
Bakarac is a settlement that belong to the town of Kraljevica. Located in the Bay of Bakar, not far from Rijeka. The main activities of this region are tourism, agriculture and fisheries.
Exactly opposite to Bakarac is Bakar. Because of that some people in the bay on opposite sides of these two places are called the Bakar Bay and the other (from Bakarac) Bakarac Bay.
Bakarac was a military station in the Roman era. The place is very well known for the original wooden tuners. They are still preserved, and were very effective for tuna catching (tuna now no longer exists in the bay);
Also, the beginning of the tuna hunting season was commonly associated with the transportation of the nets from Bakarac to Bakar, which attracted domestic and foreign visitors. Bakarac is surrounded by concrete beaches, each of which has its own name. From the direction of Rijeka, they are in the order of: Swimming Beach, Small Beach, Palada, Skalada, Melina, First House, Second House, Sansovo, Kavranic. Continue reading
Bakar is an ancient city and port, one among the oldest cities of the North Adriatic Sea with a long and rich history. The old core of the town has been declared a cultural monument in 1968. This region has been inhabited within the third and second century B.C. and therefore the Roman Empire has also left traces of its existence here. The Croatian Lords belonging to the families of Frankopan and Zrinski lived here. And also the Empress Marija Terezija granted this town the status of a king’s city.
Accommodation in Bakar is available in a hotel, a mountain lodge, private houses, apartments and rooms.
In Bakar, there are many restaurants, taverns, inns, and buffets. There you can try the traditional Mediterranean dishes of this region as well as international meals. And there, are also many pizzerias and fast foods, cafes, and bars. Continue reading