Things to see

In addition to the area's many natural attractions, the Crikvenica Riviera offers its visitors a variety of cultural and historical monuments and the chance to enjoy a wide range of entertainment programmes. The religious sites particularly worth visiting include the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, the Russian Orthodox Church in Crikvenica, the Church of St. Helen in Dramalj, the Church of St. James the Apostle in Jadranovo, and the Church of St. Catherine in Selce. There are also many chapels dedicated to various saints. When in Crikvenica, do not miss the opportunity to visit Crikvenica Town Museum with its interesting and valuable exhibitions presenting the town's history and traditions (collections of archaeology, natural history, cultural history and fishing) and Crikvenica Town Gallery, which puts an emphasis on contemporary visual arts by authors from the local area. The Igralište archaeological site in Crikvenica, where one of the best preserved ceramic workshops in the area was discovered, and the Lokvišće archaeological site in Jadranovo, attest to the rich life at the time of the ancient Romans. The Jama Vrtare Male cave in Dramalj is one of the richest paleontological sites in Croatia, with a series of fossil remains of long-extinct animals. In the interesting ambience of Crikvenica's Aquarium, visitors can experience the magical underwater realm and meet its fascinating inhabitants. The beautiful hinterland of the Crikvenica Riviera with villages such as Bribir, Drivenik, Grižane and Tribalj makes a great impression on every visitor thanks to the variety of cultural and historical monuments and wonderful natural scenery. In the immediate vicinity, there is the coastal town of Novi Vinodolski, particularly interesting for its rich history and varied tourism offer.

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