Senj is the largest urban settlement on the Croatian coast between Rijeka and Zadar. The urban area includes 76 kilometers of coastline. The city itself is nestled between the sea and the two mountain ranges: Kapela and Velebit (largest Croatian mountain).
Because of the natural beauty and uniqueness of this area, a number Nature contactor lord were on the territory of the town of Senj, ernnant. A large part of the administrative area of the city of Senj is located in the Velebit Nature Park, with well-known venues such as the jungle Štirova? a and the bay Zavratnica. In this park there is also the National Park North Velebit, the Botanical Gardens, Reserves Hajdu? ki and Rožanski Kukovi and the Premuži? Path ...
The landmark of the town of Senj, the fortress "Nehaj", was built in 1558 under the direction of the captain general of the Croatian military and Mark Ivan Lenkovic and the captain Herbart Auersperg .. VIII.
From here you can admire the Croatian coastal region and the islands of Rab, Goli, Prvic, Cres and Krk. You can see the mountains of Gorski Kotar, the mountain brooks and the Kapela- and the Velebit Mountains.
In the fortress of the collection over the Senj Uskoks, over the sea area of Senj captain, the church in Senj through the centuries and the coat of arms of the city's nobility is issued.
The fort is managed by the City Museum Senj.
Only one hour's drive from Senj are Plitvice Lakes National Park.
The Plitvice Lakes are the most popular national park in Croatia. They are among the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. This "pearl of continental Croatia 'has taken the UNESCO because of its variety in the list of World Natural Heritage.