Just a bit away from a modern highway Zagreb – Rijeka, hidden behind the thick green pine suits is Fužine.
It is a small piece of the great alpine magic, just a bit further from the sea. Placed on 730 meters above sea level, but only 22 kilometers from island Krk, or 30 kilometers away from popular Rijeka and Crikvenica, Fužine is a fortunate joint of Mediterranean and continental attributes.
Mild summers, astonishing springs and autumns and stable winters with lots of snow, made Fužine attractive through the whole year. Fužine is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Croatia. Nowadays, they are really proud of their tourist offer. Beside hotel accommodation, private apartments and rooms are ready to please Your senses, weather you are in Fužine for skiing, sledging, riding in sleds or hunting in winter time, or you came here to hike, walk, swim, surf or fish on one of three Fužine’s artificial lakes in Summer.
Fužine has 1855 inhabitants and they are mainly occupied with tourism; renting apartments and running a small households with domestic food in their taverns and restaurants. Quality accommodation is well fulfilled with diverse festivities during the whole year. In winter, there are traditional out seeing of the Old year, carnival and concerts, and in summer time, the program is intense and diverse from May till October. Thus you can find amusement in festivals of strawberries, lavender and potatoes, watch or even attend contests in orientation running, sailing regatta on lakes, paragliding, hang gliding and mountain biking, tennis tours or summer carnival.
Worn out from all that fun, you can always climb on one of the near mountain peaks, Bitoraj, Viševica, Tuhobić or Preradović, whose sightseeing on picturesque Gorski Kotar’s woods and lakes, as well as the sea and islands of Kvarner, will capture your hearth forever.