Fuzine, small tourist town
Fužine is located 730 meters above sea level, in the southwestern part of Gorski Kotar. Surrounded by picturesque mountains, the silence of centuries-old pine forests and the beauty of its lakes. From its inception to the present day, Fužine can thank for the development of a very good traffic location and close to the transit routes – once the Karolina road connecting the interior with the coast, the railway line, and today the Zagreb – Rijeka motorway. Which shortens the road to the sea at only half hours. It is a real pleasure to spend the summer in the sea and enjoy the pleasant mountain air in the numerous accommodation facilities.
The climate is a continental variant of the Mediterranean with a particularly beautiful spring, summer and fall. And snowy, often long winters. The average annual air temperature is 7.6 degrees Celsius. In summer, temperatures rarely exceed 30 degrees, and the warm nights are almost none. Therefore, in summer, the climate is extremely enjoyable, as are the stable winter days with the richness of snow.
Fužine is famous for its clean mountain air, which is tirelessly taken care of by the wind that prevails in the wind for anticyclones. From the surrounding peaks (Bitoraj 1385 meters, Viševica 1428 m, Tuhobić 1106 m, Preradović 885 m). Offer beautiful views of the picturesque wooded areas of Gorski Kotar and the nearby surroundings: lakes, villages Vrata, Lič and Fužine, karstic Ličko polje, sea, coast and Kvarner islands.
Traffic connections, Fuzine
Fužine have excellent traffic connections. The area borders the Kvarner Bay, and the distance from the seaside is only – Rijeka and the Crikvenica-Vinodol Riviera only 30 and to the island of Krk only 22 kilometers distant. Fužine are located close to the new Zagreb – Rijeka motorway, and they are very easy to reach. And it is possible to visit them by a little romantic train ride. It is therefore possible to spend a pleasant night in Fužine on hot summer days, while staying at the sea at the same time.
Fužine marks the wealth of water. Today there are three reservoir lakes: Bajer, Lepenica and Potkoš, which are well-suited to the gorgeous landscape. They are rich in fish and are a real fisherman paradise. Clear waters are wealthy with trout, chub, marble trout, carp, pike, grass carp… On the lakes are held sailing, diving competitions, and it is possible surfing, boating and canoeing. The deep gorgeous forests are made for hunters because they are abundant with the high, but also with the other venison.
A particularly significant tourist attraction is the cave Vrelo. The cave was discovered in the fifties of the 20th century when the lake Bajer was built. Good Quality of illumination and decoration for the visit with a professional guide. It is 300 meters long and specific because it is the only tourist cave in Croatia through which underground water flows. Also, such configurations, without stairs, can even be visited by people in wheelchairs. Because of its accessibility and attractiveness, there are all generations of children from kindergartens to the elderly.
As a popular tourist destination, Fužine offers tourists numerous sports and recreational facilities. Nearby you will find nine marked hiking and cycling trails, mountain hiking trails. And the most popular promenade around the Bajer Lake with its accompanying trim trail. Gorica’s beautiful park with three tennis courts offers the possibility of active sports and recreation. In the village Vrata there is a sports and recreation center “Gmajna”. In Fuzine, all activities have been developed that ensure a smooth life for the people and a pleasant stay for guests.