Gourmet Story of Opatija Riviera and Rijeka
The Opatija Riviera and Rijeka are ideal spring destinations for all gourmets who like to combine excellent food and wines. Taste the 'Gourmet Story of the Opatija Riviera and Rijeka' and enjoy the diversity of tastes, intoxicating aromas, sophisticated recipes, and healthy local ingredients.
Visit the Opatija Riviera and experience a Kvarner culinary adventure in the period from 10 May to 10 July 2016. Take advantage of the special prices and taste superb specialities in more than 70 renowned restaurants and charming konoba-style taverns.
Kvarner's local cuisine is based on the healthy Mediterranean diet with fish and seafood, wild-growing herbs, fruit and vegetables. The best food condiment and elixir of life is the indispensable olive oil, which is characterised by an unusual bitter taste and extraordinary aroma. You cannot leave Kvarner without having tasted the acclaimed Kvarner scampi, dishes with wild asparagus and truffles, thick vegetable soups, homemade pasta, or dishes prepared in a traditional fireplace under a peka baking lid.
This story will surely captivate you with its seductive flavours and variety of aromas and colours, while the Opatija Riviera will surprise you with its enchanting landscapes dotted with places of stunning natural beauty and its varied tourism offer.
Welcome to the magical world of flavours!