Lovran Croatia, a small beautiful little old town situated on the eastern coast of Istria peninsula, has become a popular tourist destination. Lovran and its near vicinity, makes a part of Opatija Riviera.
If you take a look at the Istria peninsula map, you'll notice that Lovran town from the geographical point it's a part of the Istria peninsula.
But administratively it makes a part of Primorsko-goranska county that includes the Bay of Kvarner (with Cres, Krk, Losinj and Rab islands), Northern Croatian Littoral (Crikvenica and Novi Vinodolski), and the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar. Its center is Rijeka.
If you are planning a visit to Istria. this town has geographical position that allows you to visit one of our most beautiful national parks ( Ucka, Plitvice, Brijuni or Risnjak) including the Istria coast and its charming towns, the islands of Krk, Cres, Rab, Postojna cave in Slovenia and Venice in Italy.
It's ideally located close to another Istria, sometimes called the Green Istria, a hidden Istria, the land of beauty and clean, unspoiled nature and its mystic hilltop towns, like Pazin, Buzet, Hum and Motovun.
The climate in Lovran area is typical Mediterranean with an average of 269 sunny days per year. Average temperature in January is 4.7 ° C while temperature in July is 22.1 ° C.
The whole area has a mild climate, protected by the Ucka mountains. When is the best period to go to Lovran?
Lovran is one of the most attractive tourist destinations on Opatija Riviera. First time mentioned in the 7th century, its old historic city center gives a special atmosphere to this small Mediterranean town.
The town old city center with its Romanesque bell tower, surrounded by walls from the Middle Ages, intersected with cobbled streets and a series of baroque houses, will be certainly the first place you will visit.
Aside from its charming town center, Lovran boasts of beautiful Lungomare promenade, ideal for lovers of long walking along the sea, that stretches from Lovran to Opatija. This 12 km long promenade, officially named the Franz Joseph I Promenade will take you an hour and a half to get to Opatija.
Among many traditional manifestations, there are several events that are combination of gastronomy, sports and culture. Here is some most interesting 2018 calendar of events:
Central town beach in Lovran is located under coastal promenade partly is made of concrete and the other is at app. 500 m distance from the hotel. One part of the beach is made of concrete and the other is pebble.
Peharovo beach is a fine gravel beach on the western exit of Lovran. This beach is very popular among families with children because of the trees shade and various sport equipment.
Medveja beach - a big gravel beach situated a few kilometers south of Lovran, represents one of the best beaches offering not only sunbathing or swimming but top catering services from the popular Hemingway Bar.
Icici beach - is a blue flag beach (the high quality of sea) situated between Lovran and Opatija. The beach has a concrete and sand part with several restaurants, coffee bars and mini shops.
Moscenicka Draga beach - ten kilometers south from Lovran you'll find the biggest beach in the western part of the Kvarner bay. It consists of 7 linked beaches that stretch 16 kilometers in length with Great Beach.
Four-star hotels in Lovran:
Three-star hotels in Lovran:
Hotel Park Lovran 4-star hotel is one of recommended hotels situated along the coastal promenade, an ideal choice for a family holiday in the surroundings of a beautiful park with renewed pool area. Check all hotels along the Lovran Opatija promenade!
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