Destination guide

Adventurous Rijeka will entice you

Take a vacation to Rijeka and enjoy the area's monuments, museums and opera. This city is well-known for its seaside and beaches. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Rijeka

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Rijeka a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Molo Longo Promenade (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Open Air Summer Theater (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Park Angiolina (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Platak Ski Resort (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Crikvenica Aquarium (16 mi / 25.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Rijeka

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rijeka

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Rijeka has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Rijeka is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lido Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Park Angiolina (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Slatina Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Medveja Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Pesja Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Ucka Nature Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Rijeka

Fly into Rijeka (RJK), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Pula (PUY), which is 39 mi (62.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Rijeka Station.

Where to stay around Rijeka?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,816 holiday lettings near Rijeka. From 511 Houses to 144 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rijeka for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rijeka?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rijeka. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Permanent Glagolitic Alphabet Exhibition: 11,635 holiday lettings
  • Old Torpedo Launching Ramp: 11,081 holiday lettings
  • Church of St. Mary of the Assumption: 11,641 holiday lettings
  • Trsat Castle: 11,584 holiday lettings
  • Molo Longo Promenade: 11,697 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rijeka listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rijeka?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 511 Houses in Rijeka. Our other popular types of Rijeka holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,132 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rijeka?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 707 holiday homes with pool available in Rijeka. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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