Kraljevica is a town located at the entrance of the Bay of Bakar, in the heart of Kvarner. Kraljevica is known for one of the oldest shipyards in the Mediterranean, established way back in 1729. Area of Kraljevica is populated since prehistoric times when the area was inhabited by the Illyrians, and the first written mention of Kraljevica dates from the 13th century.
Kraljevica has a long tradition of tourism, since 1887 when is founded a bathing society. Kraljevica has a rich cultural - historical monuments, most notably the castles Frankopan and Zrinski family, where during the summer held many cultural and entertainment events. Near Kraljevica is Uvala Scott, a famous tourist resort with many hotels and apartments.
Kraljevica is on the crossroad where the land roads meet the sea. It takes 158 km to get to Zagreb, 506 km to Munich, to Ljubljana 139, to Trieste 94, to Venice 253, and 328 km to Graz. Thanks to its prime location, the multitude of accommodation facilities, cultural and gastronomic delights and facilities for nautical tourism, Kraljevica is an ideal destination for excursions and sojourn tourism.