Icici, Kvarner riviera
Icici is a small tourist place with about 800 inhabitants. It is located in the northern Adriatic, in the Kvarner Bay. The place is 5 km far from Opatija and 15 km from Rijeka. It is located at the foothill of the Ucka mountain. It is 1401 m high and which environment has been declared a nature park due to the special and beautiful nature.
The population is mainly occupied with tourism and hospitality activities. Because of its favorable position, Icici has developed into a true tourist place with numerous offers over the years. So besides the rich offer of restaurants offers opportunities for various sports, excursions, night outings.
Icici offers a breathtaking view of the two largest Croatian islands of Krk and Cres, which can be visited by boat. This place is especially known for its newly-equipped ACI Marina. Thanks to a variety of accommodation (hotels, apartments, campsite) and sports recreational facilities (tennis courts, water sports, sailing …) here is a special place for nautical tourism.
On the way from Icici to Ucka, you will find a small medieval town of Veprinac, which has its own law, dating from the 1500’s. Near Icici is the campsite which is located near the beach, not far from tennis courts.
Beach and Lungomare Icici
The main tourist attraction of Icici is certainly a beach. It is located in the very center of the place, consisting of a concrete and sandy part. Each year, it is investing in beach decoration, which makes that the beach receives a blue flag year after year. The entrance is free and accessible to everyone.
The beach is bordered on one side with ACI Marina, while on the other side there is a smaller port that exists since the Ičići exist. And which developed parallel to the place. This port accepts smaller boats and reminds that Icici is a coastal place.
It is particularly important to emphasize that the famous Lungomare, a coastal promenade built by Austrian emperor Franjo Josip I. in 1885, passes through Icici. This beautifully landscaped promenade is 12 km long and stretches from Volosko to Lovran, and Icici is almost half way. At night it is discreetly illuminated so the conditions for romantic walks are created. The place of Ičići is connected with other places of intercity and city buses.
In the seaside resorts, so-called “Fishermen’s Festive” are especially known during the summer months. So Icici has its own festive for which locals and tourists are notified several days earlier through numerous posters.