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Places in Istria

 
Umag

Umag is a small seaside town recognized for its tennis schools and tournaments.

Buje

Buje is called "the guard of Istria“ due to its strategic position.

Grožnjan

Above the once Venetian port of Bastia, the former centre of the northern Venetian part can be found, lies the town of Grožnjan.

Novigrad

Novigrad is situated on its own green peninsula, which up until today has been protected by walls from the middle ages.

Motovun

Close to sunrise, under the veil of the mist, one can make out the outline of beautiful Motovun, a proud town that is located on the top of a solitary hill.

Buzet

Fresh air, a great view and woods full of small waterfalls, cascades and pools decorate this town.

Hum

According to legend Hum, the medieval town also known as the smallest town in the world, was founded completely by chance.

Poreč

Today Poreč is a most attractive destination, as much as for its historical sights, as for its abundant daily and nightly entertainment in the summer.

Pazin

Pazin is located in the heart of the Istrian peninsula whose shape reminds of the symbol of life and love.

Vrsar

The one time famous summer spot for the lover Casanova, today provides a picture of the Mediterranean soul of Istria.

Rovinj

Distinctive because of its microclimate and original because of its looks, Rovinj is the most visited town in Istria and Croatia.

Svetvinčenat

Svetvinčenat (San Vincente) lies at the crossroads in the heart of Istria.

Labin

The city of Republicans, the fighters of free speech, and the Labin Revolution started by the theologist Matija Vlacic, a pupil of martin Luther, makes Labin historically notable.

Rabac

Rabac is a famous Croatian seaside resort which is located just 5 km from the medieval town of Labin.

Barban

Barban is a small historical village situated on a plateau separating the areas of Labin and Pula.

Marčana

Marčana is located on the way towards a part of the Adriatic Sea with still largely untouched fjords and bays.

Vodnjan

The town of Vodnjan was during the Roman times a large urban center and is a most interesting cultural and tourist destination.

Fažana / Valbandon

Discovering a small town is truly a great challenge. It completely fits into the reflection of its harbour, lying between the two lighthouses.

Peroj

Peroj is located across from Brioni National Park and offers access to unspoilt natural beaches

Galižana (Gallesano)

Located just 6 km from the beaches in an around Fažana (and Brijuni National Park) and from the centre of the Istrian capitol, Pula, Galižana is a small village dating back to Roman times which is still hardly touched by tourism.

Brijuni National Park

Brijuni (Brioni in Italian) are a group of fourteen small islands in the Croatian part of the northern Adriatic Sea, separated from the west coast of the Istrian peninsula by the narrow Fažana Strait.

Pula

The largest city in Istria was once an important Roman stronghold and later a military port of the Austrian Empire .

Medulin / Ližnjan / Šišan

Medulin is a well-known tourist place located just a 10-minute drive from Pula.

Premantura

Voted as one of the top 10 hidden beaches by Lonely Planet, Premantura is surrounded by nature not many places can boast of.

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