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A sunny holiday in the centre of culture and adventure

The towns of Pula, Medulin, Fažana, Vodnjan, Ližnjan, Marčana and Barban are situated at the very south of the Istrian peninsula, beside the Adriatic Sea. The blend of antique Roman, merchant Venetian and luxurious Austro-Hungarian culture, imbued in the cities, offers a unique experience in a pleasant Mediterranean climate. Experience all the charms of the area with the traditional culinary offer and diverse additional activities for your active holiday.

Numerous museums and churches revive the past of the Istrian south. The unmissable Roman amphitheatre in Pula is the best preserved monument of ancient architecture in Croatia, while art is also cherished in contemporary style through street art and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria in Pula.

Throughout the year, the rich offer of various activities make the south of Istria an ideal destination for an active holiday. You can use the recreational and sports activities, both at sea and on the land, according to your wishes, whether you are looking for a pleasant row along the coast, a relaxing game of golf on a grass course, an exploration of the archipelago on a sailing boat or picturesque cycling, fast karting and exciting surfing.

The Istrian hospitality and developed tourism is reflected in the high quality of hotels, apartments, camps, hostels and B&B, where you can find accommodation. Look for gourmet fish and other specialties of southern Istria in many restaurants and at the presentations of traditional cuisine, such as Gastro Spring of the Southern Istria, Fažana Delights & Delicacies and Days of Young Olive Oil in Vodnjan.

Enrich your holiday by visiting cultural events that will bring you closer to the spirit of the area, such as the International Art Colony, the shopping event Let’s Buy in Pula or the race Trka na Prstenac. The fans of musical and dramatic performances will particularly like the large number of concerts and theatrical plays that you can enjoy every day.
Destinations

Dalmatian Zagora – Split hinterland

Rocky cradle of Dalmatian heritage

Daruvar-Bjelovar-Garešnica

Healing break at the crossroads of cultures

Crikvenica – Novi Vinodolski – Vinodol: Where holidays have an extra value

The lighthouses of the Kvarner Bay

Labin - Rabac - Kršan - Raša

Inspiring relaxation on white beaches

The Opatija and Rijeka Riviera

The richness and beauty of Kvarner

Rovinj - Bale - Kanfanar - Svetivinčenat

A sunny touch of the Mediterranean

Srijem and Slavonia

The golden granary of Croatia

Wine Tour of Slavonia and Baranja

The Golden Gate of Croatia

My beautiful Slavonia along the Sava

The vast fairytale plains along the magnificent river

Centre of the emerald Croatian karst region

Emerald fields and rocks of central Croatia

Gorski Kotar – the experience you need

Adventure on the crossroads of three worlds

Rab – the Happy Island

Emerald pearl of the sunny Adriatic

Islands Hvar and Vis

The islands of sun and pleasure

Kaštela – Trogir – Okrug

The ancient heart of the Dalmatian region

Skradin – Drniš – Knin region

Holiday in the embrace of mountains and rivers

Scratch the surface of the green surroundings

Rest and adventure in the centre of Croatia

 
 
 
 

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