Opatija, Croatia

Opatija has doubled for Nice, France, in movies and is the birthplace of Croatian coastal tourism. The charming seaside town of Opatija was once the place to be for the elegant, glamorous elite. One look at the pretty oceanside promenade, impressive monuments, well-manicured parks, famous fountains, grand spa hotels, and magnificent Belle Epoque villas, and it's easy to see why. Take a selfie with the Girl with a Seagull statue, climb to the top of lush Mount Ucka and its landmark stone tower for a truly magnificent panoramic view, or simply soak up this beautiful coastal setting.