Sveti Juraj is a small picturesque village. Just driving 9 kilometres to the south along the shore from ancient town Senj, and Jurjevo is there. It is resting on the sea line of Velebit`s canal, merged by a hill Gradina beneath the mighty mountain Velebit, and an islet Lisac on the other side. It is a typical littoral village with just 600 something people living in. Small port used to be important site for dispatching wood from Velebit to Europe, but today most of residents live from incomes of tourism.Thus, accommodations can be found in numerous private houses; holiday apartments, pensions and rooms. There are even three auto camps in surroundings. Jurjevo is a place for quiet and peaceful vacations. Magical conjunction of Mediterranean and mountain climate descending from Velebit resulted with clean freshness even in the hottest summer months. This the part of the Croatian coast where the famous northern wind is born: bora is getting down from the mountain bringing the freshness of mountain pastures and forests down to the hot seas. Numerous drinkable water and undersea springs makes walking and swimming here purifying and unforgettable.Jurjevo was inhabited in early history by the name Lopsica. There are remains of Mediaeval church Sv. Juraj on the cemetery by the sea. Distinct scenes from Jurjevo compiled with lots of possibilities for spicing a vacation is something that brings many inquisitors here. One day trips to Senj, nearby islands or Velebit with its National Park Paklenica and climbing routs, is a great respite from enjoying summer time on big beautiful beaches in Jurjevo and nearby bays Rača, Žrnovica, Ažić-Lokva, Lukovo, Klada Donja and Starigrad Donji.