Selce once was a fishermen village with one of the longest traditions in this part of the Adriatic, but today it has become a touristic place with lots of content and attractions.

At Selce you will find beautiful furnished beaches adequate for all ages, and at nearby Crikvenica, there’s also the pet’s beach. All Selce’s beaches have been awarded with the Blue flag for quality. Crikvenica’s riviera is also famous for medical and thermal tourism.

Many restaurants prepare the best fish specialities, but if you really want to eat traditionally, you should try: Crikveničke rupice, Slani vinćoli na svetojelenski, Prežganica z baškoton na jakovarski, Frankopanska torta, Selački puhanci, and many other local recepies.

At Crikvenica you can find many cultural institutions and events, such as the City art gallery, hosting regularly art exhibitions by both local and national artist. From 2008 at Crikvenica operates also the Crikvenica’s City Museum, established to present finds from prehistoric times (paleontological finds from the cave Vrtara Mala), the roman era (finds from the ancient pottery workshop discovered at Crikvenica) and the middle ages (the many castles of the Vinodol and the Badanj fortification). The Museum often organises old postcards and traditional crafts and customs exhibitions.

Every year Crikvenica’s aquarium attracts many visitors, especially numerous being the young ones, that here can admire Adriatic and tropical seas marine fauna.

In Crikvenica’s hinterland spreads the valley of Vinodol, that attracts visitors with it’s Frankopan castles (Drivenik, Grižane, Bribir), a unique karst landscape and the excellent vine produces near the town of Novi Vinodolski. Visitors also love the “Eyes of the Vinodol”, furnished panoramic spots from which the view spans on the whole Kvarner bay.

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