One of the oldest cities in the northern Adriatic is the town of Senj. Although many know it as a city where one of the strongest bora is blowing, Senj is still one of the sunniest towns of Croatia. Numerous remains testify to the burning past of Senj. Beautiful beaches and an exceptionally rich tourist offer make this city one of the most attractive dream vacation destinations.
When we’re talking about cultural and historical sights, as first we should mention the fortress Nehaj, which is also the symbol of Senj. Visitors in the fortress can see historical objects, weapons, dresses, and illustrations. In front of the fortress is the Nehaj Park with rich content for all generations. Also worth visiting is the City Museum located in the Vukasović family palace. You should also visit the Park of Senj poets located above the old town beach.
For completely relaxation, choose one of the top 3 beaches of Senj - Prva Draga Beach, Škver Beach or City beach Banja. Prva Draga Beach carries the title of the most beautiful beach in Senj thanks to the extremely clean sea and the beautiful pebble cove. Škver Beach is like created for those who prefer additional activities on the beach as well as for families with small children. And there is the City Beach Banja, or a beach that is ideal for all young people. There are cafes, bars, music, fantastic atmosphere and everything that young people love.
All those who like to enjoy nature as well as active holidays can go to the nearby Northern Velebit National Park and the Velebit Nature Park. In these parks you can enjoy various sports activities such as hiking, walking or cycling. Also in the area of Senj there are eight well-kept hiking trails, and the longest is Premužić's trails of 57 kilometers. The Crystal Sea of Senj is paradise for all divers who can explore the sea floor and discover the remains of sinking ships, walls and ridges.
You will also have great fun in Senj. During the summer months, be part of the International Senj Summer Carnival and the Senj Klapa Festival. Another of the most attractive events is the Days of “Uskoci” - an event that "returns" Senj in the Middle Ages. There are also firing and archery workshops, and you can also enjoy the delicacies of medieval cuisine. So, it is definitely worth visiting a city that exudes charm, past, natural beauty and interesting content. It is definitely worth visiting Senj.
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