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Rabac (Italian: Porto Albona) is a Croatian resort town on Kvarner Bay, just southeast of Labin, in Istria.[1]

Rabac
Village
GradRabac.jpg
The promenade in Rabac
Rabac is located in Croatia
Rabac
Rabac
Location of Rabac in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°05′21″N 14°07′11″E / 45.08917°N 14.11972°E / 45.08917; 14.11972
CountryCroatia
CountyIstria County
MunicipalityLabin
Population
 (2001)
 • Total1,472
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52220 Labin
Area code(s)52

Long a small fishing port, Rabac has grown in recent years into a resort town with numerous villas and apartment buildings.

The Rabac Festival is an annual electronic music festival that has been held there for many years; 3000 people attended in 2002.

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HotelsEdit

Three major hotels and a camping site are situated on the first beach. Along the 'Riva' apartments are available for rent. Along the second beach and Girandella countless hotels are situated, of particular note, the locally famous Albona hotel.

Tourist activityEdit

Regular music concerts are held at Rabac beach and in the hotels. Magic shows at night are prevalent as are comedians. Tourist expeditions to Venice, Dubrovnik and Krka are common and operate daily at 1 and 3 pm. Fishing tours are also common and cost about 100 kuna.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rabac - The pearl of the Kvarner bay". rabac-labin.com. City of Rabac-Labin tourist board. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Nakon operacije Ćorluka uživa uz voljenu Franku". Dnevnik Nove TV (in Croatian). May 11, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  3. ^ Hribar, Svjetlana (19 July 2017). ""Pronašla sam svoj put": Bili smo kod glumice, pjevačice i pjesnikinje Elis Lovrić". Novi list (in Croatian). Retrieved 22 January 2019.

Coordinates: 45°04′41″N 14°09′42″E / 45.07806°N 14.16167°E / 45.07806; 14.16167