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Address: Rijeka, Croatia

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Spectacular view on Kvarner bay

If you ever visit Rijeka or places around it would be shame if you wouldn't take a day and visit the top of Ucka mountain. Along the way to the top of the mountain you arrive at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
pul_luk
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Rijeka, Croatia

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Rijeka, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you ever visit Rijeka or places around it would be shame if you wouldn't take a day and visit the top of Ucka mountain. Along the way to the top of the mountain you arrive at this place. I suggest you to make a stop, you won't regret it. It takes just a few minutes off the road to... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Veprinac is one of those places that is immediately drawn to man under the skin. The view is breathtaking - the entire Kvarner Bay is in your palm, and when you sat on the lookout in front of the local church one can truly feel the flow of positive energy.

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Thank dmedved
Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

By traveling to Istra, we always take this route back home that leads us to Veprinac! We love to stop by and enjoy the view. They have a small restaurant and hotel that serves amazing cakes so it's double the fun!

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Thank chimaj
Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We've walked our way up there and back. It took us about 2 hours to go up, and ~1h40min to get back down. There are several marked Opatia-Veprinaс paths which are easy to follow. Have in mind that the paths and (especially) stairs are really old and barely existant in some parts, so choose your footwear wisely. Also, going upstairs... More 

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Thank Andrei R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

It was great,it's beautiful.Me and my wife had a lovely day in the mountains.We saw Ucka which is super place to smoke one puf and let the dog play and run on the perfect medows.Great day.

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Thank Dora M
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Veprinac is old medieval town located above Opatija, only 15 minutes drive from the coast. Old town of Veprinac is at around 500 m above sea level, consists of City gate and a museum inside, St.Ana church and on the top of Veprinac St.Marko church, in front of which spreads amazing view of entire Kvarner bay. Beside beautiful old town,... More 

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Thank Marina V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

me and my boyfriend love to escape at this peaceful part of the town. nice nature and great view at the top.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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349 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

The location is just great to have a nice view of Rijeka and surrounding villages and of course to have a very nice picnic. But unfortunately there is not much to do there apart form driving there and enjoying the view.

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

A beautiful quiet town above Opatija reminding one immediately of what life used to be like in these parts! Hiking. Mushroom picking are my favourite experiences experienced just above veprinac towards the top of one of the most beautiful mountains Ucka! i have been travelling these parts my whole life, and if ever there was a location to buy and... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2011

Takes 28 minutes of bus ride from center of Opatija, 7-8 buses a day. Don't overestimate - it is a small place, museum is just one room although very nice and friendly. They offer a home-made drink for each ticket (adult ticket is 10 kn). Other then in july-august, museum is open only on weekends. Venetian-built church of St. Marc... More 

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