Senj is the largest urban settlement on the Croatian coast between Rijeka and Zadar. The city has 76 kilometers of coastline. The city is nestled between the sea and the two mountain ranges: Kapela and Velebit (largest Croatian mountain).
Because of the natural beauty and uniqueness of the area, were in the field of Senj, a number of Special Natural lord ernnant. A large part of the administrative area of ??Senj is located in the Velebit Nature Park, Štirova with very well known venues such as the jungle? a and the bay Zavratnica. This nature park is also home to the National Park Northern Velebit, with the Botanical Garden, Hajdu reserves? ki and Rožanski kukovi and Premuži? Path ...
The symbol of the town of Senj, the fortress "Nehaj" was, 1558. Headed by the captain and general of the Croatian military and Captain Mark Ivan Lenkovic Herbart Auersperg VIII built.
From here you can admire the Croatian coast and the islands of Rab, Goli, Prvic, Cres and Krk. You can see the mountains of Gorski Kotar, the mountain and the Ucka Kapela and the Velebit Mountains.
In the fortress, the collection of the Senj Uskoks, upon the maritime area of ??Senj's captain, the church in Senj through the centuries and the coat of arms of the city's nobility is issued.
The fortress is managed by the Municipal Museum Senj.
Only 1 hour's drive from Senj are Plitvice Lakes National Park.
Plitvice are the most famous national park in Croatia. They are among the most beautiful sights in Europe. This 'pearl of continental Croatia', UNESCO added because of their diversity in the list of World Heritage Sites.