CROATIA

Otočac


Otočac Tourist Board
Kralja Zvonimira 17, 53220 Otočac
Tel/Fax: +385 53 771 603
tzg-otocca@gs.t-com.hr
www.tz-otocac.hr
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Accomodation


Hotel Mirni kutak

Hotel ***

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44.87313069, 15.25519252
Gornja Dubrava 63, 53220 Otočac, Croatia

+385 53 771 589


What: Hotel ***, accommodation


We recommend this place because: Quiet Corner Hotel is equipped with 30 modern rooms. The restaurant has it’s quality based on 21 years of experience and is listed among the 100 best restaurants in Croatia. Our restaurant is located in the vicinity of hunting grounds for birds, mid-size and large game, as well as near the river valley, which is world famous for its cleanliness and sport fishing. During your visit we recommend a visit to the sources of river Gacka, Mlinice, museums and archaeological sites, shelter for young bears in Kuterevo, Shrine of Our Lady of the Beautiful, and the ski resort in Krasno. For sports flying enthusiasts, we are situated 3 km from the sports airport.

Opening hours

 

Mon – Sat 00:00 – 24:00
Sun, Holidays 00:00 – 24:00

Hostel Majsic

Hostel

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44.83236304, 15.29639125
Covici 108B, 53220 Otočac, Croatia

+385 98 245 148


What: Hostel, accommodation


We recommend this place because:  Guest House MAJSIĆ offers accommodation in Otočac. Guests can enjoy at the bar on site. Free private parking is available on site. Each room has a TV. The rooms have a private bathroom equipped with a shower. You can play tennis at the facility. Plitvice Lakes 26 km from the Guest House MAJSIĆ, while Baska, 47 km from the property. Rijeka airport 73 km.

Opening hours

Mon – Sat 00:00 – 24:00
Sun, Holidays 00:00 – 24:00

Eat & Drink



What: Restaurant, local specialities


We recommend this place because: Friendly staff, local and fresh food, cozy atmosphere, great parking for cars, rooms for sleeping.

Opening hours

 

Mon – Sat on request
Sun, Holidays on request

Bistro Ribic

Bistro

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44.7881287,15.3671013
Sinac 15A, 53220 Otocac, Croatia

+385 53 743 019


What: Tavern, local specialities


We recommend this place because: Large portions, reasonable prices, good location.

Opening hours

 

Mon – Sat on request
Sun, Holidays on request

Bistro Vrilo Gacke

Bistro

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44.78840284, 15.36750466
Sinac 15A, 53220 Otocac, Croatia

+385 53 743 019


What: Bistro, local specialities


We recommend this place because: In the beautiful Gacka valley, at the source Gacka is Bistro Vrilo Gacka.
The beautiful surroundings shops, surrounded by peace and quiet of untouched nature, you can relax with a cup of coffee or taste the renowned trout.
Gacka valley is one of the undiscovered gems Croatian, bordered on one side Northern Velebit National Park, and the other a national park Plitivčka lake.
The Bistro is located at the source of the river overlooking the Tonkovic Vrilo. If you want to spend a few days into the river valley, we recommend accommodation in rooms close to the shops.

Opening hours

 

Mon Closed
Tue, Sun 08:00 – 23:00

Sightseeing


Fortica

Fortress

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44.87272011, 15.23394138
53220 Otocac, Croatia


What: Fortress


We recommend this place because: Fortress built by the people of Senj with hosts of population in 1619, reinforcing this with the same name hill town of Otocac, which was located on an island in the middle of the river Gacka, but I Senj who defended the area Gacka of Ottoman incursions.
It was a fortress with three towers, the highest in the east and two smaller ones on the west side, interconnected wall thickness of 1.80 – 2 m. It was built quickly smaller stones, apparently for carving stone blocks there was no time or money. There were very closely yard with tanks in which the water is collected. Fortress is used for permanent residence soldiers, as well as storage for ammunition and gunpowder and as a repository for food, with kitchens and dormitories. In the early 20th century.
Fortress is afforestation. The pharmacist Castek on private property of the hill gave the Czech plant pine. A new forest grew nicely to the Second World War. 1941 Italians who came to Otocac, whether they cut down the tree, and there they put their cannon batteries. It is worth mentioning that the fortress Fortress in the restored and preserved state is now the only remnant of the Renaissance in the area of Otocac. In fact, before the Renaissance were built square tower, much less triangular, and in the Renaissance forts or castles are reinforced with round towers. Fortress is a real rarity because it is one of the only two remaining correct triangular towers in Croatia, but in Europe it is only a few.

Opening hours

 

Tue – Sun /

Gacka park of croatian memory

Park, Historical significance

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44.86932515, 15.236983
Vladimira Nazora street 14, 53220 Otocac, Croatia


What: Park, Historical significance


In the centre of Otočac there is the Church of the Holy Trinity, the rectory and a smaller green surface – Gacka Park of Croatian Memory.

Opening hours

 

Mon – Sun: /

Folklore festival

Festival, Historical significance

53220 Otocac, Croatia


What: Festival, Historical significance


We recommend this place because: Folklore Festival is a traditional event that takes place in Otočec held since 1999. The Festival is a two-day duration. The first day was chosen the most beautiful girl in the national costume, and since 2013 and the most original folk male costume. The second day makes the presentation of folklore groups and hundreds of performers. The work of the Fair accompanied by an expert committee. Festival is eventually developed into a pivotal event of traditional culture Lika-Senj, or in place of presentation, nurturing and communicating authentic national values and national heritage of this area and other Croatian regions. For her part cultural clubs and folklore groups Lika-Senj County as well as numerous companies from other counties.

Opening hours

 

Mon – Sun: /

Race “The fastes paddle Gacka”

Race


What: Race


We recommend this place because: This sports and recreation event “The fastest paddle Gacka” is directed to promotion of tourist attractions Gacka Valley and the Town of Otocac and that all is supplemented with the story of the gastronomic heritage of this region.

Opening hours

 

Mon – Sun: /

Activities


Velebit aktivnosti j.d.o.o.

Adventure

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44.849438, 15.254241

Prozor 257A, 53220 Otočac, Croatia

+385 91 222 2397


What: Winter quad adventure, Kayaking tours, Rent a bike, Rent a kayak…


We recommend this place because: The company Velebit activities j.d.o.o. for services and travel agency was founded in 2015 in Otočac to offer guests a variety of adventure activities. The first tourist agency in the area of Otocac, and Gacka Valley and northern Velebit started dealing with inbound tourism by creating deals that include the outdoors and adventure. In its property has quads, kayaks and bicycles, and is able to offer a ready-made service packages, as well as packages tailored to the wishes of guests, from one-day trips to multi-day stays. All this with the slogan ‘Adventure at your fingertips.
They organize team building activities for companies.

Opening hours

Mon – Sat On request
Sun, Holidays On request

Nightlife


Caffe Bar Babaloo

Caffe bar

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44.87173928, 15.23421496
Zagrebacka 1, 53220 Otocac, Croatia

+385 98 170 6773


What: Caffe bar


We recommend this place because: The top discoteque, near the sea, great cocktails.

Opening hours

Mon – Sun 07:00 – 23:00

Caffe bar Mistral

Caffe bar

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44.86850015, 15.23334727
Bana Josipa Jelacica 2, 53220 Otocac, Croatia


What: Caffe bar

Opening hours

Mon – Sat on request
Sun, Holidays on request

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