About Croatia: Welcome to the diamond of ex Eastern European countries or the new Tuscany as it is called to. If you are looking for a perfect summer holiday in a perfect destination, a holiday home or even you are already seeking for our retirement warm house near the sea to spend you retirement days? You are seeking in a right place, and Croatia has a potential to provide you everything you are looking for. The area of Croatian coastline has more than 1500 islands or 5 % of whole Mediterranean, are with crystal clear, blue sea are the reasons why Croatia is such a special country, and combined with a millennium years various cultures Position Croatia is located in the heart of Europe, easy reached from every country of Europe.
About Rijeka. Rijeka, a city and port in the Rijeka Bay, on the northern coast of the Kvarner Gulf, cutting deep into the mainland. An average temperature in January reaches 5 °C, and in July 22.8 °C. The annual rainfall is 1,600 mm; 2,120 hours of sunshine a year. Good connections with the hinterland, modern port facilities and strong naval and commercial tradition helped Rijeka to develop into Croatia's biggest port. It also represents an important European transit port. - The town saw a more intense development in the 18th century, increased by the construction of the Louise Road (1810, to Karlovac), the port and, particularly, the railroads to Budapest and Vienna. After 1945 Rijeka restored its position as a large centre of commerce and maritime affairs (seating several shipping companies), with developed industry (shipyard, oil refinery, diesel engines, ship cranes, ship equipment, paper, etc.). Rijeka is also a lively cultural and artistic centre, with a number of cultural and educational institutions and schools (several faculties). In Rijeka proper as well as in its surroundings, manufacturing industries, traffic and various services are concentrated, while tourism, farming, forestry and fishing represent chief occupations in its wider area. The main crossroads of the Adriatic tourist traffic, which flows from central Europe to the central and southern Adriatic. It is also an important road traffic intersection, with roads connecting the city with the hinterland through Gorski Kotar, where the Dinaric barrier is only between 40 and 50 km wide. From Rijeka, roads lead to the north, the border with the Republic of Slovenia, towards Istria, and to the south. Important railway junction. The airport "Rijeka" is located near Omisalj on the island of Krk.