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Novi Vinodolski Travel Guide

 

Novi Vinodolski is a popular resort of the coast of Kvarner bay of Croatia. Novi Vinodolski is the second biggest resort of Kvarner bay after Opatija, and is the main touristic centre of Kvarner.

Novi Vinodolski resort of Kvarner bay is famous for the small-pebbled beaches that surround it, and very beautiful slopes girded by green woods, and a rich historical and cultural heritage of Kvarner region.

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Sightseeing in Novi Vinodolski

The name of the city comes from the word “vinodol” (wine dale), which is located to the west from the city and is famous for its vast vineyards.

The old part of the town of Novi Vinodolski is built in the typical Mediterranean style — stone houses with white facades and red roofs. Novi Vinodolski, as any Croatian town smoothly moves from the mountain to the sea.

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The cultural riches of the region of Novi Vinodolski are varied and fascinated. The guests of Novi Vinodolski can see ancient walls of the Roman fortress of Lopsica, the ruins of what was once Pauline monastery, the Frankopan castle with a tower,

the legendary Nehaj castle, a cathedral, the church of Holy Trinity,

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and the church of St Mary on a small island of the same name,

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Novi Vinodolski resort Kvarner Croatia photo

the house museum of the famous Croatian writers — the Mazuranich brothers, the public library and the reading hall of 1845, the museum and the city gallery called Turnac, a unique Glass chapel, the Old centre of Novi Vinodolski, in which the atmosphere of the old Kvarner of Croatia remains.

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In Novi Vinodolski in 1288 one of the first codes of Croatian laws (written in the Glagolitic script) — “The Vinodolski Code”.

The major sights Novi Vinodolski

Frankopan castle is the castle of the noble Frankopan family, who owned the city and all of Gorski Kotar in the Middle Ages. The castle was built in the 13th century;

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The Franciscan monastery — built in the 12th century, then rebuilt several times.

The cathedral of St Philipp and Jacob — the church was built in the 14th century, and in the 18th century rebuilt in the Baroque style. There’s a bell tower next to the cathedral.

The church of the Holy Trinity — a church built at the beginning of the 15th century.

The bishop’s residence — al old building in the central square of Novi Vinodolski opposite the cathedral.

Novi Vinodolski is also a modern touristic resort.

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Resort Novi Vinodolski

Novi Vinodolski resort is famous for its traditional hospitality of the locals, crystal clean sea, an excellent choice of beaches, absence of industrial pollution in Novi Vinodolski itself and in its environs, numerous picturesque vineyards, convenient bike tracks and pavements with sightseeing platforms and parkways, restaurants and knobs with Croatian cuisine and Mediterranean deliacies, hunting grounds, a very fresh breeze, a unique mix of mountain, forest and sea air — all this makes Novi Vinodolski attractive to its guests and helps develop tourism in the city and the riviera, hotels Novi Vinodolski and restaurants in the region.

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The hotels of Novi Vinodolski, its camping sites and private apartment can accommodate over 10,000 resort guests on any day.

The resort of Novi Vinodolski offers its guests sports centes and sports playgrounds, open and roofed swimming pools with sea water in hotels, SPA centres, diving centres and other facilities.

One of the most famous and best equipped hotels of Novi Vinodolski is the 4-star Novi Spa Hotels & Resort Hotel of Novi Vinodolski. It has one of the largest and best equipped spa and health centres in Europe.

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Novi Vinodolski resort Kvarner Croatia photo

For those who come to Novi Vinodolski by sea there are piers for yachts, a fuel station for yachts, cranes for yachts, building berths, parks, and a rescue service.

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Novi Vinodolski riviera

The riviera of Novi Vinodolski stretches along the shore for 25 km.

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The resort towns and settlements of Kvarner — Povile, Klenovica, Smokvica and Sibinj — are part of the riviera of Novi Vinodolski.

Klenovica is one of the most famous fishing villages, and is a landmark for the lovers of fishing in Croatia.

Smokvica and Sibinj are small resort settlements for those who like a calmer and more settled kind of rest by the sea.

Beaches in Kvarner bay Croatia

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The Kvarner beaches are also picturesque and various, there are sandy, small-pebbled and rocks beaches.
The most popular beach of Kvarner bay is Paradise beach on Rab island.
Kvarner region include beaches resorts and islands
– beaches in Opatija
– beaches in Crikvenica & Novi Vinodolski resorts
– beaches in Rijeka
– beaches on Krk & Rab islands

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Hotels in Novi Vinodolski

Hotel Novi Spa Hotels & Resort 4* Novi Vinodolski

Hotels Novi Vinodolski Kvarner Croatia
GOOD rating 7.5 / 10
Review score based on 139 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: sea front
Distance to center of Novi Vinodolski:
Distance to airport Rijeka: 65 km
Add: located on Kvarner Bay on a gentle hill offering breathtaking views, underfloor heating, first class restaurants and bars and a Kids town
Cost room 2 per: from 131 euro

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Hotel Ema 3* Novi Vinodolski

Hotels Novi Vinodolski Kvarner Croatia
GOOD rating 7.4 / 10
Review score based on 46 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 50 m
Distance to center of Novi Vinodolski: 300 m
Distance to airport Rijeka: 45 km
Add: just 50 metres from the beach and a long promenade, restaurant, rooms with balcony, free Wi-Fi, free public parking
Cost room 2 per: from 57 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Ema 3* Novi Vinodolski

Hotel Lisanj 2* Novi Vinodolski

Hotels Novi Vinodolski Kvarner Croatia
GOOD rating 7.3 / 10
Review score based on 30 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: on beach
Distance to center of Novi Vinodolski:
Distance to airport Rijeka: 45 km
Add: offers an outdoor pool with sea water, Spa with heated indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna, all rooms have a private balcony, 2 hard tennis courts, mini golf, table tennis and volleyball & basketball court, restaurant that serves Mediterranean dishes

Cost room 2 per: from 69 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Lisanj 3* Novi Vinodolski

Private apartments in Novi Vinodolski

Apartments Novi Vinodolski 4* Novi Vinodolski

Private apartments Novi Vinodolski Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.6 / 10
Review score based on 27 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 100 m
Distance to center of N Vinodolski: 1,5 km
Distance to airport Rijeka: 30 km
Add: overlooks the sea, terrace for each unit, free Wi Fi, air-conditioning, dishwasher, hairdryer, garden offers free-to-use BBQ facilities, free private parking, 200 m from an outdoor and an indoor swimming pool, water park, Spa resort
Cost apartment 2+2: from 130 euro

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Apartments Pavelic 3* Novi Vinodolski

Private apartments Novi Vinodolski Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.9 / 10
Review score based on 30 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 150 m
Distance to center of N Vinodolski: 2,5 km
Distance to airport Rijeka: 30 km
Add: located in Povile, free Wi-Fi, furnished terrace with sea views, air-conditioning, garden, barbecue facilities, free on-site parking, biking and hiking, diving school is 2,5 km away, wellness and Spa centre are 3 km away, shuttle service at a surcharge
Cost apartment 2+2: from 43 euro

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Apartments Jadranka Povile 3* Novi Vinodolski

Private apartments Novi Vinodolski Croatia
VERY GOOD rating 8.3 / 10
Review score based on 25 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 200 m
Distance to center of N Vinodolski: 3 km
Distance to airport Rijeka: 30 km
Add: set in Povile, common terrace with a sea view, all units have balcony or patio, air conditioning, free Wi- Fi, free parking, the nearest restaurant is 200 m, horseback riding is 3 km, mini golf, volleyball and tennis can be enjoyed in Sport Centre Lisanj
Cost apartment 2+2: from 52 euro

Photo and description Jadranka Povile 3* Novi Vinodolski

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Get to Novi Vinodolski

Get to Novi Vinodolski by air:

The resort town of Novi Vinodolski is conveniently located not far from three international airports of Croatia.

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Distance to airport city of Zagreb from Novi Vinodolski – 181 km
Distance to airport city of Zadar from Novi Vinodolski – 203 km
Distance to domestic airport Omisalj of Krk island from Novi Vinodolski – 25 km

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Get to Novi Vinodolski by bus:

Bus traffic connects Novi Vinodolski with cities of Croatia – Pula, Split, capital Croatia – Zagreb (3 hours in the road).
Phone bus station in Novi Vinodolski +385 51 245865
Official web site of Croatian bus traffic www.autobusni-kolodvor.com

You can get information about timetable and tickets by bus in Europe:

Get to Novi Vinodolski by car:

Novi Vinodolski is located on the very shore of the sea, 10 km to the south of Crikvenica and 23 km to the north of Senj.

Novi Vinodolski can be reached by the free motorway Jadranska (E65), which goes along all of Croatia’s coastline, or the paid highway (A1).

Motorways connect Novi Vinodolski with all cities and regions of Croatia, the city Venice (Italy) and Montenegro resorts on the south from Novi Vinodolski.

Distance from Novi Vinodolski to cities of Croatia:

Distance from Novi Vinodolski to capital of Croatia – Zagreb – 176 km

Distance from Novi Vinodolski to cities of Kvarnera:
Opatija – 56 km; Rijeka – 42 km; Crikvenica – 10 km; Krka city of Krka island – 52 km

Distance from Novi Vinodolski to cities of Croatia:
Pula – 148 km; Porec – 131 km; Zadar – 196 km; Sibenik – 254 km; Split – 320 km; Makarska resort – 367 km; Dubrovnik – 508 km

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Map of Novi Vinodolski

Weather in Novi Vinodolski

Average monthly temperatures in Novi Vinodolski Croatia:

January +9 С
February +10 С
March +14 С
April +18 С
May +24 С
June +27 С
July +29 С
August +30 С
September +24 С
October +20 С
November +14 С
December +9 С

Average monthly water temperatures in Novi Vinodolski Croatia:

January +10 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +19 С
June +22 С
July +25 С
August +26 С
September +23 С
October +20 С
November +17 С
December +13 С

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