Day Trips from Rijeka

Discover the best day trips from Rijeka! Explore charming villages, stunning nature, and cultural landmarks just a short drive away. Uncover hidden gems and make the most of your visit to the Croatian Riviera.

The Best Day Trips from Rijeka

When you find yourself in the charming coastal city of Rijeka, Croatia, the urge to explore beyond its borders is a natural one. With its prime location, Rijeka serves as a perfect springboard for a variety of enchanting day trips. Whether you're a history buff, a nature lover, or just looking to soak up some local culture, there's a day trip that's sure to delight. And for those looking to discover the wonders of the region with ease, Happytripz is your go-to for an unforgettable experience.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

One of the most breathtaking natural wonders of Croatia is the Plitvice Lakes National Park. A mere few hours' drive from Rijeka, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-see. With Happytripz, you can wander through the park's emerald forests, marvel at the terraced lakes, and be mesmerized by the stunning waterfalls.

Istrian Peninsula

For a taste of culture and history, the Istrian Peninsula beckons. Explore the charming hilltop towns of Motovun and Grožnjan, where artists thrive and the culinary scene is as rich as its history. Don't miss the chance to sample the region's famed truffles and wines. With Happytripz, you can savor these experiences without the hassle of planning every detail.


Just a stone's throw from Rijeka lies the elegant seaside town of Opatija. Known for its grandiose villas and lush gardens, it's a slice of Habsburg-era luxury. Stroll along the Lungomare promenade and bask in the old-world charm. Happytripz can guide you to the best spots for a leisurely day out.

  • Visit the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula
  • Discover the medieval castles of the Kvarner Bay
  • Relax on the pristine beaches of Krk Island

With Happytripz, your day trips from Rijeka are not just journeys, but memorable adventures. Each excursion is crafted to ensure you get the most out of your visit, with comfort and enjoyment as top priorities. So, pack your day bag and let Happytripz take the lead in unveiling the treasures that lie just beyond Rijeka's doorstep.

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Louie Walters

The boat trip to Krk Island was a highlight, with stunning views and crystal-clear waters. Highly recommend!

Alvin Weaver

Exploring the Plitvice Lakes from Rijeka was an unforgettable experience. Nature at its finest!

Anna Dunlap

The day trip to Opatija offered a perfect mix of beach relaxation and charming Habsburg architecture.

Theo McDaniel

Istria's hilltop towns are a must-see. The wine and truffle tasting added a delicious touch to the scenic journey.

Cataleya Nash

Visiting the Postojna Cave from Rijeka was fascinating. The cave tour was well-organized and the guides were knowledgeable.