You can fully use the Villa and gardens surrounding it.
Historic 1700s Villa in town of Senj, lying on a 1.5 acre property. Decorated as it used to be, with
original antique furniture yet fully functional for modern generations.
10 min walk to the nearest beach.
Free WIFI & parking.
Complete privacy guaranteed.
This Villa in Senj was built in the mid 1700s. It lyies on a 1.5 acre property. In 1900s the Villa was expanded as it is today. From 1800s the Villa was a vacation home of mayor of the city of Senj, Ladislav Krajac. Inside the Villa there are still two original fresca's on the wall, and also in the gardens there is an original water well from time of Napoleon Bonaparte. The property is located in the walking distance (5 min) from the Old town, in a dead-end street.
You can fully use the Villa and gardens surrounding it.
Inside the Villa there are still two original fresca's on the wall.
We will leave you in complete privacy to enjoy your time.
10 min walk to the nearest beach.
Senj is a famous tourist town that lies on the edge of beautiful forested slope below the Mount Velebit.
Senj is a famous tourist town that lies on the edge of beautiful forested slope below the Mount Velebit. Also, it is well known as a port in the Velebit Channel. Adriatic Coast where Senj is located is known as one of the most beautiful and sunniest places in the Mediterranean.
Summer season is relatively dry, warm, and the temperature of sea varies from 25 to 27°C. City of Senj has fully equipped public beach together with some smaller beaches with blue, clean waters. Because of Senj as a tourist location, several great events are organized during the summer season such as: football tournament " Knights of Senj ", "International Senj Summer Carnival", which is organized also during the winter), Senj summer of music, feast "Our Lady of the Snow" and Fisherman's Festival. Be sure that you don’t miss visiting the Velebit Nature Park and Northern Velebit National Park as beautiful places of great and intact nature.
Some of the attractions that you don’t want to miss while staying in the city of Senj:
First people who settled on the area of Senj were Avars and Croats in the 7th defend city from Venetian and Ottoman army, the military captaincy was founded in 1469. Back then the town was a shelter for all the refugees from occupied areas.
The Nehaj Fortress was completed in 1558 on the hill Nehaj, which was outside of town's borders back then. The wars with the Ottomans lasted well into the 17th century. During that time the Uskoks lived in Senj and occupied the fortress. They served an important purpose during the wars since they had small units of men rowing swift boats that proved to be very effective guerilla forces. However, after the Uskok War with Venice, which ended in 1617, they were forbidden to settle in that area. Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy until the Partisans took the control of the city in 1943. Alter that, the Lufwaffe started bombarding the city. By the end of the year they had demolished over half of the town and inflicted heavy civilian casualties.
From our garden you can see Nehaj, an old fortress built in 1550s.
Fortress Nehaj was established in 1558 when the Turks and Venice were the most powerful. Back then, Senj was fighting several times against the enemy in order to protect the city and not let the enemy to seize control over the city.
The captain of the Senj Uskoks, Ivan Lenkovic ordered a new fortress to be built and all the other churches outside the borders to be destroyed. Nehaj Fortress was 18 m high and 23 m wide. The powerful walls 3,30 m thick narrowing towards the top ended with crenel and five small corner towers. Today, the fortress is a museum where you can feel the history; exhibitions of weapons, clothing, drawings. You can see the remains of small Romanesque church of St. Juraj inside the fortress, a big collection of weapons and costumes that belonged to Uskoks, displays of household items from that period. Also, there is an annual great event organized there, medieval festival, where the most important part is when the "Uskoks" march up to the fortress on horseback. In the Nehaj Fortress you can find detailed overview of its history and visit crafting workshops and many other themed attractions.
Novi Vinodolski is an attractive tourist town in the region in Kvarner, located on the main coastal road, north of Senj. It is situated beneath the slightly lowered slopes of the forestry Kapela, near the fertile Vinodol valley, along an indented coast of the Sub-Velebit canal.
Novi Vinodolski became one of the first tourist destinations of the littoral, because of the evergreen vegetation and mild Mediterranean climate, as well as the clean sea and air. This town and its surroundings contain numerous valuable cultural monuments of ancient past. Visit the cultural historical monuments in Novi Vinodolski, which testify about the turbulent past of this town, such as the Frankopan castle with a square tower (the exact date of its foundation is not familiar, but it is a fact that it belonged to the Frankopan family in 1288), roman fort Lopsica (one state that Lopar was an old roman fort, while others believe it to be a medieval, Frankopanian town), the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the remains of the Pauline convent, San Marino – the small island contains a gothic church dedicated to St. Marin, church of the Holy Trinity (built at the end of the 15th century), remains of the Church of Our Lady on Ospa, remains of “Ledenica”, aisled cathedral of St. Filip and Jakov, as well as many other.
If you want to enjoy the beauty of this region from the "bird's eye view", climb to one of the 6 view- points, 3 of which are located in Novi Vinodolski ( “Gradina”, “Sviba”, “Kuk”). Sports and active vacation enthusiasts can enjoy football, basketball, handball, bowling, hiking, tennis, cycling, parachuting and numerous water sports such as swimming, sailing, diving, surfing, underwater fishing and countless other. During the summer months, various festivities are organized in Novi Vinodolski. Those who wish to relax in a more relaxed atmosphere can enjoy in one of the smaller cafes or can take a romantic walk under the clear, starry sky.
If you are a gastronomy enthusiast and want to savor the specialties and delicacies of this region, visit one of numerous restaurants and taverns such as “Zlatna Ruza”, “Oleandar”, “Maestral”, “Kore”, “Lucija” and “Mate”.
Crikvenica is a town with a hundred-year-old tourist tradition. It is located in the Kvarner bay of the Adriatic Sea – the most beautiful part of the Croatian littoral. The entire town is actually a Riviera with a series of almost connected urban places. Numerous historical monuments and remains testify about the turbulent past of this town.
Historical sites enthusiasts can visit the Pauline monastery (it holds all of the valuable historical belongings of Crikvenica), Tos (an old mill used for making and processing olive oil), Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Antun church, Memorial studio of Zvonko Car and the town museum of Crikvenica. Numerous happenings and manifestations take place during summer, as well as concerts, fashion shows, exhibitions, traditional festivities. Sports and active vacation enthusiasts can enjoy cycling, mini golf, table tennis, sailing, football, bowling, paintball, hiking, handball, basketball, beach volleyball, jet ski, water skiing, paragliding, diving, swimming and many other activities. If you are a gastronomy enthusiast and want to savor the delicacies of this region, as well as the Istrian cuisine, you have numerous restaurants and taverns at your disposal. Visit the restaurants “Galija”, “Bodulka”, “Ribica”, taverns “Mare”, “Dispet” and “Amfora”.
Rijeka is a port city as well as the center of Kvarner County. Even though it is considered to be a port town, it does not mean that the spirit of heavy industry is present. It has kept its marine charm, hidden in its streets.
The symbol of Rijeka is Moretto - jewelry worn by sailors as protection from distress at sea. While staying in Rijeka you have the possibility of visiting its surroundings: the National park Paklenica Risnjak, mountains Ucka and Velebit, towns of Opatija and Crikvenica, where you can attend a variety of attractive events.
There are beautiful beaches in the city such as Bivio (public beach with lots of small beaches some of which are paved, some pebbly, but all with various facilities, one of which is designed specifically for disabled persons) and Pecine (great public beach made up of numerous smaller beaches with rich content, so you can rent chairs and umbrellas, or freshen up in one of the cafes on the beach).
The island of Krk is located in the center of the Kvarner bay and can almost be regarded as a peninsula because of its connection to the mainland by the Krk bridge. A lot of people say that the island of Krk is legend and reality at the same time, a treasury of the past, the island with the most beautiful beaches, coves, seas...a wide selection of beaches, 15 of which proudly bares their Blue Flag, makes the island of Krk the most desirable destination for a family vacation in Croatia. Krk is known for its authentic vine sort and the most famous wine is Vrbnicka Zlahtina which is being processed by a large number of manufacturers and kept in legendary wine cellars.
Today in Baska on the island of Krk there are many wine cellars with famous wines. Top destinations on the island of Krk are the town of Krk, Malinska, Baska and Punat...but places such as Stara Baska, Klimno or Silo and many others offer a stretch of beautiful beaches along the shore, peace and quiet, intact nature and many other things.
Opatija is a tourist destination with the longest tourism tradition in Croatia. It is situated in the Kvarner bay. For 160 years Opatija has been welcoming guests from all over the world. Rich vegetation and pleasant climate are the main reasons why tourism developed in the first place, as well as why its growth was so sudden in this town also known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Its parks, alight promenade, adapted bathing places, fountains and countless hundred-year-old villas are the reason why tourist come back over and over again.
The island of Pag is known all around the world for its cheese and lace, as well as for the entertainment on the beaches and nightlife. The sea around it, numerous coves, summer manifestations, recreational possibilities, enjoying the authentic food and wine, as well as our hotel and private accommodation offer will show you what a relaxation on an island really means. Novalja (Pag) is famous for its natural beaches, recreational offer and the nightlife for the young. Also, it is an ideal place for younger population in search of entertainment until the early morning hours – it offers the best nightlife in Croatia. It hosts day beach parties and numerous other activities, which are only an introduction to the fun that lasts all night long, often continues the next day. The legendary nightlife of this place is made of the Zrce beach, visited by the young from all over Europe during summer, exactly because of its nightlife. Some of the best Croatian and even world clubs are located on Zrce. If you want to savor the specialties of Novalja and the island of Pag ( Pag cheese, lamb, needle macaroni, curd strudel, a variety of fish and seafood dishes, traditional domestic delicacies such as hrostule and fritters), visit numerous restaurants and taverns in Novalja. We recommend you visit restaurants “Antonio”, “Sidro”, “Boskinac”, taverns “Arka”, “Stari Mlin” and “Antika”.
National Park North Velebit is the youngest of the National parks in Croatia, was founded in 1999. The area was declared as a national park because of its distinct variety of karsts phenomena, rich wild and plant life, and the extraordinary natural beauties in such a small area. Alpinists in Croatia consider North Velebit the jewel among Croatian mountains. The farther distance from the main roads leading up to the park roads cause a reduced number of visitors, which only greatens the mysteriousness and the natural ambient of this area.
The area of the park is 109 km2, inside of which there is strict reservation Hajdučki and Rozanski kukovi. The mountains represent a specific geomorphologic phenomenon, discovered in the mountains were more than 150 caves, the most renowned is Luka’s cave, is one of the deepest in the world ever, and was only discovered in 1999.
Many hiking trails go through the park, the most well-known is Premužić’s trail, that winds through
the most beautiful and interesting parts of North Velebit. Once the peak of the mountain is
reached, a breathtaking view of the Adriatic Sea and islands can be seen. There have been many
settlements in the past in the area; old field houses in ruins can still be seen.
On the coastal side of Velebit lies the bay of Zavratnica, a beautiful detail of the coast underlying
Velebit. The bay of Zavratnica was declared a geomorphologic monument of nature, which can
best be seen in the winter months where there is a distinct fixture of light and shadows.
The most frequented pass to the park is from the direction Otočac (Otočac-Rijeka: 103km, Otočac-
Zadar: 137km). You can also access the park via hiking trails from the coastal side of Velebit, from
the direction of Frisnica and Gornje (upper) Klada, and also from the northeast side via Krasna.
Ticket price is 45kn (for stays up to 3 days).
The Plitvice Lakes are the most famous national park in Croatia, as well as in Europe, and are included into the most beautiful notabilities of the world. The first thing you will notice when you see the Plitvice lakes for the first time are the luxury and abundance of water, the sounds coming from the waterfalls, the power and force of nature that exude awe.
The Plitvice Lakes consist of 16 lakes, composed in a cascade manner, interconnected by waterfalls, while a kilometre long network of wooden bridges and woody paths enables a close contact between visitors and waterfalls and lakes. The nature creating waterfalls on its own, forests, plants of the national park, as well as the living world inside the lakes and beside them, are the reason for the thrill experienced by thousands of people every year. The damns between the lakes, over which amazing waterfalls and slopes fall, are created in a special, natural, ongoing way for thousands of years now.
As a result of sedimentation of calcium carbonate, natural barriers are created on the bottom of the lake, as well as on top of submersed objects, growing in height and width, thus creating spectacular waterfalls. Great diversity and variety of natural shapes have led to the fact that the National park the Plitvice lakes has been included into the UNESCO's "World heritage list". The famous movie "Winnetou" was filmed at Plitvice, as well.
The beauties of the Park manage a union with the harmony of nature, countless resort and field activities, long walks in nature and recreational programmes for all ages.
At the Plitvice lakes, each season tells its own story with the help of colours, sounds, murmur of the waterfalls, odours, quiet and life. True nature lovers say that you have never seen Plitvice if you haven't visited it during all four seasons.
Ticket price for adults: 80-110 kn, children (age 7-18): 40-55 kn.
Ulica Cihlara Nehaja 7,
Entire Villa - Two bedrooms and two extra beds
Check prices and discounts on Airbnb.