A 40-minute motor coach drive from the port will bring you to Opatija. Situated on the slopes of Mount Učka and overlooking the coastline of Kvarner Bay, Opatija is a gem of a resort town nestled in the heart of the Kvarner Riviera. It seamlessly blends old-world charm with its status as an elegant vacation destination for Europe's aristocrats. View this playground of the rich and famous on a narrated panoramic drive that takes you past the grand hotels, lush public gardens and brightly colored villas of Opatija. You’ll then leave the coach for a one-hour guided walking tour that travels along the Lungomare — a seaside promenade and walking path, lined with luxurious villas that stretches about 7.5 miles. Look for the Maiden With the Seagull statue — a popular symbol of Opatija's connection to the sea. Photograph a collage of highlights, including the expansive gardens of Villa Angiolina. Constructed in 1844, this was one of the area's first tourist resorts. After your guided tour, you will be served lunch at a local hotel. You'll then have about 1.5 hours of free time to explore on your own and browse for souvenirs on the promenade, before heading back to the port.