Novi Vinodolski, Croatia - holiday information

Novi Vinodolski Croatia – visitor information

Novi Vinodolski is located 45 kilometers southeast of the city of Rijeka, on a hill overlooking the river mouth of Suha Ricina. This picturesque tourist spot, overlooking the largest Adriatic island -  Krk, offers a variety of entertainment and diverse beaches. You can take your pick among the large and diverse accommodation offer of hotels and private apartments and rooms. In addition to swimming and sunbathing, to those who want an active holiday there is a possibility to practice water sports, walk along the sea and go cycling. In the immediate vicinity of the accommodation you will find numerous restaurants and taverns that attract with their wide range of dishes and good wines. The city is characterized by coastal architecture that rises from sea level up to the church and the tower on the hill. The rich cultural heritage is represented by Roman forts  "Lopsica", remains of a  Paulist monastery, Frankopan castle, cathedral, Church of St. Trinity, the Library from the year 1845., the National Museum, City Gallery "Turnac", a glass chapel and well-preserved authentic folklore. The town itself developed from an old Frankopan fort which was historically the center of Vinodol, and today it proudly preserves the "Vinodol Law" from the year 1288, one of the oldest European Codes, written in Glagolitic alphabet. One curiosity of this area is the small island of Saint Marin, just 205 meters from the coast, which is called "San kupaca"  (Swimmers dream) and is known as an ideal place to relax.

Novi Vinodolski – basic information

Novi Vinodolski – population: 5282, Novi Vinodolski - day/ saint: saint : Dan Sv.Filipa & Jakova; 01.05.

Distance from bigger centres

Novi Vinodolski - Makarska. 364km, Novi Vinodolski- Split: 309km, Novi Vinodolski - Pula: 144km, Novi Vinodolski - Rijeka: 46km, Novi Vinodolski - Zadar: 194km, Novi Vinodolski - Šibenik: 252km, Novi Vinodolski - Dubrovnik: 539km, Novi Vinodolski - Zagreb: 174km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, pensions, camps


pebble, sandy, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, bakery, gas station, post office, bank, exchange office, bus station, farmacy, souvenir shops, dental practice, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

football field, volleyball in the sand, basketball court, tennis court, rent a car, rent a motor, rent a bike, water scooters, rent a boat, diving school, walking, jogging tracks, waterslide, routes for cyclists, gym / fitness

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, saloons

Additional offer

organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of folk entertainments

Novi Vinodolski – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, place rich with cultural and histirical monuments, possibility for organisation of congresses, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs