loading...
Looking for accommodation in Croatia? Apartments, hotels, rooms and vacation houses; direct contact, descriptions, pictures and prices.
enhrdesiitczplfrhu
You are here: Booking Croatia > Senj

Senj

Senj, Croatia

Three symbols of Senj: Nehaj Fortress, Adriatic Sea and Mt. Velebit (with Island of Krk in the background). Source: senj.hr

sjena

"Birthplace of bura wind" - Senj - is one of the oldest settlements of the north Adriatic coast. One could follow the continuous settlement of this place for three thousand years now. This is a settlement located not only at the crossroads of traffic routes, but between two completely opposite climate currents. On one side there is the Adriatic Sea as the symbol of sun and summer and on the other side there is Mt. Velebit with Alpine climate, which makes Senj an interesting destination with a certain "two in one" offer. In certain climate conditions, one may be enjoying the sea with a view of
Senj, Croatia

Sundial in the north part of the town shows that Senj lies on the 45th Parallel. Source: croatiaholidays.hr

sjena

snowy mountain peaks. Rich history and cultural heritage include Nehaj Fortress built in 1558, where today one can find interesting displays about the history of uskoks and port authority. Eighteen meters high, it has a wonderful view of the numerous islands along the Croatian coast and Mt. Ucka and Velebit. As all true littoral towns, Senj offers numerous tourist and entertainment contents, and other than hotels and private accommodation, visitors can also stay in one of the several camps. Those with adventurous spirit can have high expectations. Diving and sailing courses are offered and with
Senj, Croatia

International Senj Summer Festival has been nourishing masquerade insanity tradition since 1967. Source: croatia.hr

sjena

appropriate licenses, hunting and fishing is possible. There are also numerous hiking and biking trails that lead inland toward the mountains. Senj might be most popular as the "city of humor". A century old carnival tradition, where carnival lasts from the beginning of January to Ash Wednesday is additionally spiced up by the oldest and the largest summer carnival in Croatia. The Carnival lasts for four days of August under the moto "Karneval bizi, ki ca uvati nek se drzi!" (Carnival is on the run, those who catch something hold on to it). The main carnival procession has over 10,000 masked participants with groups from Italy, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, and other countries. There are also other events and festivals that are organized in the summer, such as Senj Summer Games or Days of Uskok.

Key tags: private and hotel accommodation in Senj, vacation in Senj, destination description, events, sights, rooms and apartments Senj - Croatia.

Other destinations of Lika-Senj County: Baric Draga | Donja Klada | Gospic | Jablanac | Karlobag | Metajna/Pag | North Velebit NP | Novalja/Pag | Plitvice Lakes NP | Poljanak | Rastovaca | Stara Novalja/Pag | Starigrad/Senj