According to archaeological experts flat-bottomed Crikvenica Adriatic amphora is the official name for the unique type of amphora discovered at the playground – Ad turres archaeological locality in Crikvenica.
The Glass Chapel of the Holy Cross is a sacral and architectural monument of unique value. Its metal construction is walled up by a glass facade and roof and it constitutes a rare example of Secession-style sacral architecture
Every summer Ružica Vinodola (Vinodol Rose) is celebrated in Vinodol and Novi Vinodolski.
With its favorable climate, sub-Mediterranean vegetation protected from strong winds, salty sea air, lovely pebble and sand beaches and a great number of sunny hours per year Crikvenica, popular as a health retreat for the treatment of respiratory diseases since the late 19th century, has gradually developed into a modern climate and health resort.
The International Summer Carnival in Novi Vinodolski, gathering over 50 masked groups with over 3,000 masks each year, guarantees good fun and great experiences.
Date: first weekend in July
Frankopan princes have built nine castles in the region formerly known as Vinodol Princedom (Vinodolska knežija), whose representatives were the signatories to the Vinodol Code (Vinodolski zakonik) dating from 1288. Three of the nine mentioned castles, namely Bribir, Grižane and Drivenik, are found in the territory of present-day Vinodol, same as the ancient castle of Badanj.
Bribir, Grižane, Tribalj and Drivenik
Summer visitors to the Vinodol Riviera are in for a summer of sunbathing, swimming in the beautiful Adriatic Sea and evenings of great music. During the summer months historic sites near Novi Vinodolski, such as the old Frankopan castles of Bribir and Drivenik, are used to host musically diverse concerts during the Vinodol Summer Evenings concert series.
Celestial labyrinths are connected to astronomical and cosmic patterns. Their presence has a highly positive effect on the environment and contributes to Earth’s energy balance. People use labyrinths to restore their inner balance, for introspection and getting in touch with their humanity.