4 days in Rijeka & Podčetrtek Itinerary

4 days in Rijeka & Podčetrtek Itinerary

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4 days in Rijeka & Podčetrtek Itinerary

Start: Pula, Croatia
Bus:  1​h 15​min
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Rijeka, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Podčetrtek, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Pula, Croatia

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Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Korzo, then step into the grandiose world of Trsat Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Gradski Toranj (City Tower). On the next day, look for gifts at Samovar Tea Shop, see the interesting displays at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Pazin Cave.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rijeka road trip planner .

Pula to Rijeka is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Pula in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rijeka, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lungo Mare, Pazin Cave
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Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Korzo ©
Korzo
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare

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Podčetrtek, Slovenia

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 19th (Wed), stroll around Park of Zdravilisce Lasko, Thermana Lasko, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Presernova street, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika Mariahilf, then admire the natural beauty at Cacti Pavilion, and finally stop by Jelenov Greben Homestead.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rijeka to Podčetrtek takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rijeka in February: high temperatures in Podčetrtek hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites Spas Wildlife

Side Trips

Ptuj, Park of Zdravilisce Lasko, Thermana Lasko, Celje Castle, Cacti Pavilion
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Spas
Olimje Monastery ©
Olimje Monastery
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle