Spring in Rijeka

Following a brief but intense winter, Rijeka provides an array of options to make the most out of spring. Rijeka and its surroundings awaken during the spring and offer lovely colourful motifs, which can be observed and photographed, as well as cycling, walking, diving, sailing and other options that lure you out into the sun during this time of the year. Spending time outdoors is definitely one of the most popular spring activities and one of the biggest comparative advantages of Rijeka and its entire ring.

Spruced up walkways allow you to take in the atmosphere of this region. Rijeka’s network of walkways is carefully planned to encompass all the city’s most notable sights, thus enabling you to bring together your love of activity with your love of sightseeing. Add to this the love of hiking, since the walkways in Rijeka segue into well-known hiking trails. Rijeka also boasts developed cycling trails.

We recommend that you take the cycling transversal, which is macademised in certain areas and asphalted in others, and connects all the Rijeka Ring destinations, but is it up to you to decide on the level of difficulty. From the sea to the elevated old towns, along the coast and through the woods – this is a point of convergence of many an amenity: recreation, stunning nature, cultural landmarks and embarking on a journey into tradition and a plethora of culinary temptations.
Much like Rijeka and its surroundings, the culinary offering also awakens in the spring with a range of local and original destinations, whose diversity, tradition and fruits of nature provide a plethora of enjoyable opportunities.

You can experience plenty of regional peculiarities firsthand at the local farmers’ markets or fairs during the springtime. All or most of it will be showcased at the farmers’ market in Rijeka, the popular Placa, which is a first-rate tourist attraction, in addition to being the belly of the city. You will learn the most about the lives, habits and even the health of the people right here.

Rijeka offers plenty of interesting opportunities in the spring. Enjoy!