Project leader: Žičara Učka Ltd.

Učka Cable Car
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Estimated value of the project: EUR 18,470,000

Location: Municipality of Lovran and City of Opatija

Significance of the project

A cable car connecting the coast, settlement of Medveja, to the mountain Učka area thus improving the quality of tourist offer and extending the tourist season of Kvarner to the entire year.

The project involves the following construction activities

The construction of the cable car from Medveja to Vojak, with a total length of 4,694.40 m, on 5 pylons with a height of 14 m, 17 m, 25 m, 43 m, 45 m. The cable car would have a cabin with a capacity for 60 passengers, with a travel speed of 7 m/s and a transport capacity of 310 passengers per hour. Investment includes starting station, routes, final station, access roads and a panoramic restaurant on Vojak with a capacity of 200 seats.

Developed documents

Space planning documents:

  • the project complies with the regional planning documents.

Project documentation:

  • conceptual design,
  • preliminary design,
  • 1st stage of main project.

Study documentation:

  • environmental impact study,
  • preliminary feasibility study,
  • feasibility study,
  • cost/benefit analysis.

Construction permits:

  • location permit.


Željko Kuiš, Management

Mladen Blažević and Milorad Stanić, Procurists
Žičara Učka Ltd.

Vladimira Nazora 3, Opatija
Mobile: +385 91 1214 054
Fax: +385 51 212 652

Municipality of Lovran    Primorje-Gorski kotar County



Primorje-Gorski Kotar County • Administrative Department of Regional Development, Infrastructure and Project Management
Adamićeva 10, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia • Phone: +385 51 351 900 • Fax: +385 51 351 909 • E-mail: • Web:

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