Discover the beauty of Nature Park Učka

The Nature Park Učka extends over an impressive 160 square kilometers and includes the entire massif of the Učka mountain and its surrounding slopes and coastal areas. It is located near the sea and the city of Rijeka.

This nature park has a lot to offer, regardless of whether you are a nature lover, adventurer, mountaineer, cyclist, or simply looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.



Učka, Photo: Marino Linić, Unsplash


1. Hiking and cycling:

Učka offers numerous hiking and cycling trails that will satisfy the appetites of all lovers of outdoor activities. Depending on your experience and physical fitness, you can choose between different trails that lead to the highest peak of Učka – Vojak, which boasts a height of 1,401 meters above sea level.

The view from Vojak is simply stunning and offers a panoramic view of the Adriatic Sea and beautiful coastal towns such as Opatija and Rijeka.


Učka, Cycling, Photo: Photoflorenzo,


2. Rich flora and fauna:

Nature Park Učka is also home to numerous plant and animal species. There you will be able to see many rare and protected species, especially during spring when the meadows come alive with colorful flowers.


3. Cultural and historical heritage:

In addition to natural beauty, the Nature Park Učka also has a rich cultural and historical heritage. On top of Vojak, there is a monumental tower dating from 1911, which is also the highest Vrhar tower in Croatia. You can also visit numerous villages around the park, where you will find traditional houses, churches, and museums that tell the story of the rich history of this area.


Učka, Vojak, Photo: Ivo Biočina, Croatian Tourist Board


A visit to the Nature Park Učka is an unforgettable experience that will allow you to connect with nature, take a break from everyday stress, and enjoy the beauty of Croatia.

Put Učka on your list of destinations for your next trip and discover what makes this nature park so special.



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