After careful evaluation, the scientific committee of the Swiss Tourism Awards then selected the City of Rijeka and awarded the prize:
Rijeka is the historical name for the City of Rijeka and is the third largest city in Croatia. Apart from that, Rijeka is also the main port of the country with a population of about 200,000. Located in the oldest areas, it has very interesting places to visit. Most of its monuments and attractions are accessible on foot as they are all close by except for Trsat Castle where you have to take a short bus or car ride. Other notable attractions include the testimonies of City Tower, Torpedo launching ramp, Our Lady of Trsat shrine, and more!