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ANNUAL events

There is a  particular kind of entertainment for every season...

Carnival, Easter, Asparagus festival, Cherry Days, Sweet chestnut festival and much more.

Something for everyone!



Wonderful winter sun! Escape the winter blues…

Whether you want to get active or soak up some winter sun.

The Kvarner Bay is beautiful all year round. The attractive and diverse bay is a great winter holiday choice.

Take long walks on the "Lungomare", recharge and have a fresh start to the new year!


In February, carnival celebrations take place accros the Bay. Colourful parades, faboulos fancy dress, street parties… Not to be missed.

This really is an amazing sight and there are parades to watch or even participate in.


... a tradition that takes place every year and offers unique, colorful carnival parades and festivities.

At this time, also called "The fifth season" you can choose to be any character you want. 

You'll probably notice a masked group you've never seen before - the "Zvončari" (the Bellmen) is the characteristic folk custom maintained in the region around Rijeka and is added to UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009.


This month is all about wellbeing!

In the 19th century Opatija has been officially declared a climatic health resort. Today it is the symbol for wellness and a healthy lifestyle. Because of that, a series of events is taking place in Opatija. Get out, breath in the fresh sea air, get moving and take care of your body and soul. You can participate in free group fitness classes with a well known personal trainer, free guided nordic walking tours (every Saturday) or visit the Eco Farmers Market and pick up some healthy food.

At this time of the year, the weather is perfect for walkers, cyclists and tennis players. Have you thought about taking your sport on holiday with you? The most epic bike and hike trails as wells as tennis courts are just around the corner from VillaMia.

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