Active tourism Senj
Active tourism is a temporary travel and stay, which is the main motive for recreation, outside his residence. Because of the need to participate in physical activities, visits and desires for watching various sporting events or any active or passive involvement in sporting activities on a personal level or the organized tourist destination for tourists prepare a variety of sports and recreational offerings. Thus, the capacity of accommodations are sports fields, gyms, fitness gym and other sports and recreational facilities are increasingly under the control of professional trainers. For lovers of active tourism prepared various adventure specialties such as rafting, kayaking, scuba diving, paragliding, climbing the cliffs of mountains, diving the depths of the sea, the wild nature cycling, caving, air tourism and other ordinary and unusual sports. The nature of man's movement, and accelerated pace of life, stress and more sitting and not moving during the work, on vacation people make up sport.
Senj is located where the mountain's edge is washed by the sea, where intact nature, clean air and crystal clear waters invigorate the body, and where history and culture foster renewal of the spirit. It's a town renowned for its eventful history, cutural heritage, literature and tradition. Senj is the centre of a region covering more than 650 km2 and encompassing numerous small towns and villages dotted along the shore at the foot of Mount Velebit (Sv. Juraj, Lukovo, Klada, Starigrad, Jablanac, Stinica and Prizna) or higher up in the mountains of Velebit and Kpela (Krasno, Krivi Put, Stolac, Vratnik and Senjska Draga). The region's areas of natural heritage preservation are the Velebit Nature Park and Croatia's youngest national park - Northern Velebit.
The moment you arrive in Senj, you encounter remnants on all sides of its brave, proud history dating back more than three millennia. The most monumental fortress in the entire Croatian Littoral, the Nehaj fortress, was built in 1558 to defend the town from Turk and Venetian attacks. The extraordinarily rich history of Senj was recorded...