Promenades and pathways
Walking is the simplest healthy habit you can adopt, and the area of Novi Vinodolski offers plenty of possibilities for this activity.
Why is walking good for your health? Walking activates all your muscles and improves circulation, strengthens cardiovascular system and health of your bones. It also decreases the possibility for diabetes and reduces your body weight. Walking during the day ensures necessary dose of Vitamin D, and latest studies have shown that this vitamin is good for prevention of osteoporosis, cancer and high blood pressure.
Along with promenades that stretch along the nearby settlements of Novi Vinodolski, there are also 7 trails for more experienced walkers and hikers:
- Waves Trail – trail along the coast of Novi Vinodolski to Jadranovo
- Rocky Ground and Sage Trail – trail from Novi Vinodolski over first rocky ridge St. Juraj, Drenin, Gavran rock, Sopalj all the way to Jadranovo
- Cliffs Trail – from Vinište over Gradina, along Vinodol rocks, all the way to Zebra above Drivenik
- Green Trail – from Luka Krmpotska over mountain tops Rujnik, Sitovnik, Zgradski peak, Kanculova glava to Medviđak
- Heavenly Trail – from Luka Krmpotska over highest peaks of the area all the way to Medviđak
- The Trail of Romans – from Crikvenica to Čandrli after Drivenik, following the flow of Dubračina river
- Degenia Trail – from Sibinj through Vodna draga to Kozica
Find out more about walking trails in the area of Novi Vinodolski on the website of the Tourist Community of the Town of Novi Vinodolski.
Cycling is a great cardio exercise with numerous positive effects on health – it is an exercise without major pressure on joints, and it strengthens bones and muscles and maintains your shape, helps losing unwanted kilograms, lowers negative effects of stress and activates adventurous spirit.
Whether you cycle as a hobby or professionally, the area of Novi Vinodolski will surely satisfy your needs…
More than 300 km of bicycle trails are recorded in Novi Vinodolski area. They stretch all the way to the sea, over Vinodol to the forest area. Trails differ in difficulty, length, and altitude.
All bicycle trails pass through beautiful, untouched nature of Vinodol and its green hinterland, and every cyclist, no matter the trail, will enjoy the ride though this beautiful landscape. We have singled out three most beautiful trails:
Panorama through Vinodol valley
Novi Vinodolski – Bribir – Grižane – Tribalj – Crikvenica – Selce – Novi Vinodolski
Novi Vinodolski Riviera
Novi Vinodolski – Povile – Tepli porat (below the highway) – Klenovica – Novi Vinodolski
Vinodol Hill Challenge
Novi Vinodolski – Tepli porat – Ledenice – Bater – Pleteno – Lukovo – Bribir – Novi Vinodolski
Find out more about bicycle trails in the area of Novi Vinodolski on website of the Tourist Community of the Town of Novi Vinodolski.
The Eyes of Vinodol
Mahavica Belvedere (781 m above sea level) (named after nearby mountain peak)
The belvedere is located on the paved road Antovo – Plase on the pass Razromir at 781 m above sea level. A narrow road contributes to the overall landscape of the entire area, rising along the magnificent stone boulders and cliffs of the Cossacks. Every meter of the road along the steep stone slopes of the Cossacks will not leave you indifferent. To the north rises the stone conical peak Medviđak, to the west the beautiful mountain meadows Razromir dotted with stone blocks, to the southwest the Učka mountain massif, and the Kvarner Bay with the islands of Krk, Cres, Rab and Pag bordered by the Velebit massif. On the southeast there is a view of a mountain that falls steeply into the Vinodol valley all the way to Novi Vinodolski. Along the coast, the view reaches to Selce.
Pridva Belvedere 573 m above sea level (named after nearby mountain peak)
This belvedere is also located along the Antovo-Lič road. It is lower than the previous belvedere, but due to this height difference, the belvedere has a view of the surrounding area from a bird’s eye view. To the north rises the stone conical peak Medviđak, to the west the beautiful mountain meadows Razromir dotted with stone blocks, to the southwest the Učka mountain massif, and the Kvarner Bay with the islands of Krk, Cres, Rab and Pag bordered by the Velebit massif. On the southeast there is a view of a mountain that falls steeply into the Vinodol valley all the way to Novi Vinodolski. Along the coast, the view reaches to Selce.
Slipica Belvedere 446 m above sea level
The belvedere is located on the fifth kilometre of the road Bribir – Lukovo – Lič above Bribir on a steep stone cliff. It offers a beautiful view of Velebit, the Velebit Channel, Kvarner Islands, Učka, Novi Vinodolski and the Vinodol Valley all the way to Grižane.
Gradina Belvedere 379 m above sea level
The belvedere is located on the road Novi Vinodolski – Ledenice just above the settlement Ledenice with a beautiful view of the Ledenice field, Novi Vinodolski, Klenovica, Velebit and Kvarner Islands…
Sviba Belvedere 753 m above sea level (name after the nearby mountain peak)
To the right of the road Novi Vinodolski – Breze from the beautiful mountain meadows of Pletena and enjoying the unobstructed views of the entire surrounding area on the road near the port of Krmpote, is the belvedere Sviba. The whole road is a belvedere. The belvedere point itself is located at the foot of the grassy slopes of Mala and Velika Sviba on beautiful mountain meadows with unobstructed attractive views on all sides: mountainous hinterland, coastal settlements, Kvarner Bay, Velebit and Učka.
Kuk Belvedere 301 m above sea level (named after the nearby mountain peak)
Immediately on the coastal side at the entrance to Krmpotsko polje in Krmpote is the belvedere point Kuk, with an interesting view of the entire Novi Vinodolski Riviera (Smokvica, Klenovica, Povile and Novi Vinodolski), Kvarner Bay and Velebit Islands, Učka, and a longitudinal view of Vinodol valley.
Diving offer – club Dive Sie
RDiving centre DIVE SIDE is located on the coast on the beautiful beach in the town of Novi Vinodolski. With its own access to the sea, terrace, showers, separate changing rooms and storage for equipment, it offers complete comfort to its users. Diving offer in line with the premium SSI standards covers all categories of courses for children and adults. The organisation of diving excursions on wonderful locations of the Kvarner underwater will lead you through underwater ridges, walls and caves, as well as unforgettable shipwrecks. Surrender to the wonders of the mystical seabed and experience new adventures in the company of the DIVE SIDE.
Sport-recreational facilities in Novi Vinodolski area
Street workout park on Obala Petra Krešimira IV.
Contacts of bocce sites in Novi Vinodolski area: