The Kvarner region geographically extends into Istria and consists of a coastal area and islands along with the mountainous part region. This is a special place where a quiet coast, a sea and highlands meet; islands and rocks rich in vegetation, Mediterranean and mountain climate, variety of scents, colors and sounds, a picturesque natural beauty and architectural buildings. The Kvarner region is characterized by its special climate to which it owes over 150 years of tradition for elite and health tourism. One of the most varying regions, the entire Kvarner gulf provides striking scenery, with tall mountains overlooking large islands in the sea. The interior regions Gorski kotar, Velebit and Lika have mountain peaks, forests and fields, many animal species including bears, and the national parks of Risnjak and Plitvice Lakes. Places like Opatija, Rijeka, Lovran and Icici will satisfy even the most demanding guests with their luxurious style and on the islands like Krk, Rab, Cres, Pag and LoĊĦinj you can find many cultural monuments, hear the specific dialect of the locals and enjoy the peace and quiet.