Istra | Enjoy Explore Taste

Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic sea where intertwining different civilizations, cultures, customs and opinions. The northern border is bordered by the mountain massive Ćićarija, on the eastern side of the Alps with the largest mountain Ucka and the peak of Vojak (1396 m). Along the coast of Istria and the surrounding islets, pine forests and recognizable green macaws prevail. Istria is a mosaic of forests, lawns, red fields, vineyards and old, abandoned terraces.


Get to know Istria through a versatile offer

Istria had a rich history as witnessed by various monuments, churches and temples, so that you will find a bust of the brash past in every town. The larger towns in Istria are Pula, Poreč, Rovinj, Pazin, Buzet, Umag, Novigrad. Poreč is a city of fun and nightlife, Pula city of concerts, movies and culture. Rovinj has found its place as a city of romance. Every city in Istria: Pula and Rovinj, across Poreč to Umag, and to Rabac and Medulin and Premantura in the south, have found their place in a great variety and tourist offer.
For many years, Istria has been focusing on tourism, and for this reason accommodation facilities have been created: private accommodation – apartments, rooms in family houses, villas, hotels, camps and agrotourism.

Wine and food

Istrian delicacies and wine offerings

The main feature of the interior Istria landscape is the settlement on the heavily populated plateau of the hills. With Mutvoran, Sv. Lovrec, Oprtalj, Završje, Hum, Roč and Motovun show an urban type adapted to the hills, thus affecting further construction on the peninsula. Numerous vineyards in the interior of Istria in places such as Motovun, Pazin, Buzet, Vodnjan, Žminj or Svetvinčenat and their famous winemakers will not leave you indifferent in front of their wines.

With more than 10000 ha of vineyards, with its renowned centers and wine-dominated wines, Istria is a well-developed wine-growing company. The Istrian wine culture is a teran and a malvas, but you will also enjoy the menus, pinotas and many other wines. Numerous wine roads in Istria remind you to go to the end where there are numerous agrotourisms, taverns, restaurants, tasters, and homemade households who nourish domestic food and drink – prepared in the traditional Istrian way. We must also mention truffles that say they are the best aphrodisiac, and you will also try them in Istria in the cities of Motovun or Buzet.

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Agrotourism, Sport and Recreation

Agrotourism in Istria, especially in its interior, is developing more and more, especially in the last ten years, and we can regard it as a separate sight of the tourist offer. Agrotourism in Istria means staying in nature and with nature, meeting natural beauties and values ​​of the cultural heritage, life in a rural environment. Agrotouristic offer in Istria is very diverse: apart from staying in a rural setting, it also includes socializing with domestic animals, participation in rural affairs, hiking, horseback riding, biking, extreme sports.

The unforgettable Brijuni National Park in the south of Istria will spell everyone out and make them come back and feel the charm of a great blue sky and tranquility.Istra stands out in Croatia’s tourist offer for quality and rich offer of private accommodation: apartments, rooms, villas and numerous hotels, and the famous gastronomic offer: restaurants, taverns, pizzerias, agrotourisms and entertainment such as discos bars, coffee bars, pastry shops. In every place in Istria you will find accommodation, gastronomic offer and other facilities you need for a better holiday. Throughout the centuries of tradition of hospitality, Istrians have developed a special relationship and culture of patronage with their guests with whom they often become friends. In addition to offering accommodation in hotels, camps, apartments or private accommodation in Istria, there are also developed nautical tourism, congress tourism, excursion, hunting tourism, fishing tourism, agrotourism, cultural, sports and recreational and diving tourism and equestrian tourism.