This area enjoys 2,600 hours of sunshine annually, making it one of the sunniest spots in the Mediterranean. During the summer season, the sea temperature ranges from 25°C to 27°C. Winter temperatures (in Celsius) range from -1°C to 3°C in the continental zone, -5°C to 0°C in the mountainous region, and 5°C to 10°C in the coastal area. Summer temperatures (in Celsius) range from 22°C to 26°C in the continental part of the country, 15°C to 20°C in the mountainous region, and 26°C to 30°C in the coastal area.

The most common winds are the northeastern bora, which brings cold weather, the landward breeze maestral, which heralds good weather and typically starts blowing around 11 AM, and the jugo, a humid wind blowing from the southeast.


The city of Senj is located on the Croatian coastal road between Rijeka and Zadar, a route that connects Rijeka with the rest of the south. The area of the city includes a 76 km long coastline. Senj is also well connected with the Croatian capital, Zagreb, making it easily accessible from Zagreb, which means that Senj can also rely on the main Zagreb airport for tourism. If you are coming from Slovenia, after the border crossing, there is a direct connection through Rijeka, which is only 65 km away. The nearest airport to the city of Senj is Rijeka, Krk Airport, located 51.28 km away.

City of Senj

The city of Senj is located in the largest county in Croatia, with most of the area occupied by the Velebit mountain. The nearest island to Senj is Pag. Although Senj is a small town, it is no less important. It has a key geolocation considering the connection between the continental and coastal parts of Croatia. It is situated at the crossroads of three strategic cities in Croatia - Zagreb, Rijeka, and Split. Senj is surrounded by authentic economic potential, fields of greenery, forests, waters, national parks, nature parks, rivers, and the Adriatic Sea.

History of the City

Senj is an ancient settlement that originated on the hill of Kuk more than 3,000 years ago. In prehistoric times, it was a port and a trading center, a place where people from various regions could exchange their goods. As the importance of the location grew, settlers from the hill moved closer and closer to the sea, forming a new place, which was first mentioned in the 4th century BC. Senj has a vast history, with each stone telling a story full of battles, victories, and various peoples, creating over the centuries some of the most important archaeological sites of stone monuments, sculptures of Gods and Goddesses, architectural works, and tombstones. Some are still preserved, making Senj worth visiting for both domestic and foreign tourists.

Surroundings - Attractions

Velebit is the most important mountain in Croatia, dividing the area into two parts: continental and coastal. Velebit is also a global reservoir of diverse biospheres, with two national parks: Paklenica National Park and Northern Velebit National Park. Within this nature park lies the largest deposit of high-quality drinking water in Croatia. The area's significance is further enriched by attractive rivers: Gacka, Lika, Una, and Korana.

All these locations are easily accessible from Hotel Bura 45, making each stay even more appealing and providing guests with the opportunity to explore the beautiful and diverse parts of Croatia.

Places to Visit

Lika-Senj County occupies 58% of the total area of Croatian national parks and has the highest number of protected sites. The main places to visit include Plitvice Lakes National Park, a Croatian gem whether you visit during summer or winter, as well as Paklenica, Northern Velebit, and Velebit Nature Park.

Local Attractions


Nehaj Fortress
Senj City Museum
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sacred Heritage
Glagolitic Printing House of Senj
Park of Senj Writers
Sanctuary of Our Lady of Krasno
Krasno Forestry Museum
Northern Velebit National Park
House of Velebit