The magical region located on the largest peninsula in Croatia has become an increasingly popular tourist destination in recent years.
This little paradise on earth, which many call Croatian Tuscany, has a lot to offer, and below you can read why Istria is among the best regions in all of Europe.
- HISTORY AT EVERY TURN
As soon as someone mentions Istria, the first thing that comes to mind is a beautiful Adriatic blue, but Istria is much more than that. This magical region is special because it’s full of history. Charming little towns throughout Istria are preserved and monuments to Istria’s rich history, and the most famous of such cities are Pula, Motovun, Labin and Groznjan. Historical sites that tell the story of some other times can be found at every turn. A variety of monuments and landmarks from various historical periods are located throughout this enchanting region.
- TOP GASTRONOMIC OFFER
Excellent gastronomic offer is one of the most famous aspects of Istria. One of the primary aims of many visitors is the tasting of excellent Istrian delicacies and excellent Istrian wines. Istria is also known as one of the regions with the best olive oil. But we can never forget the gourmet jewel of the Istria – the truffle. Fresh foods and food products are very important for the people of Istria, and we guarantee that you will try some of the best dishes you have ever tasted in Istria.
- ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Istria has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm summers. Although most visitors are planning a visit to Istria during the summer months, we also propose a visit to Istria during the autumn and spring months. The truth is that Istria is a beautiful and desirable destination during the summer, but during the autumn months the real magic is happening. Istria has many things to offer, and in whatever period you choose to visit, you will not be disappointed.
- IMMENSE NATURAL BEAUTY
Istria is home to immense natural beauty. The beautiful Adriatic stretches along the coast, while untouched greenery prevails in the Center of Istria. Recently, Istria has become a popular destination among adventurers and nature lovers. In addition to visiting beautiful places such as Korita, Kotli and Zarecki krov, which are surrounded by beautiful forests and waterfalls, you can also venture into activities such as hiking along wonderful footpaths or cycling through enchanting nature. We promise you that you will be captivated by the exceptional beauty and will certainly remember the impressions long after your trip.
- MANY MANIFESTATIONS
Istria is rich in various events that are not only held in the summer. Some of the most famous manifestations in Istria are certainly the film festivals, one of which is held in the Pula Amphitheater and the other in Motovun during the summer months. The Pula Film Festival is one of the oldest in this region and also one of the most visited. Also, given that Istria is known for its superb gastronomy, there are many gastronomic events such as the Days of Young Olive Oil in Vodnjan, the Festival of Young Wine in Svetvincenat, the Craft Beer Festival in Medulin, etc. Another of the more interesting festivals is held in in this area is the Medieval Festival in Svetvincenat, where for a few days of the festival, this small place goes back years ago, and knights, nobles, noblemen and medieval ladies walk the streets. If you want to have fun and learn more about the culture and customs of Istria, we definitely suggest going to some of the Istrian events.