Istria Croatia

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On our web page you will discover and get to know largest and one of the most beautiful peninsula in Croatia, the peninsula of Istria. Here you will find useful information on Istrian history and culture, its geographic position, climate, nature, gastronomy and entertainment. You will also get closely acquainted with places on the peninsula, look through the cultural and sports and recreation offers, find accommodation and get all the necessary useful information.

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Istrian Peninsula, Croatia

Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic, situated at the most western part of Croatia. It is rich in historical landmarks such as the Roman amphitheatre, Byzantine mosaics and Baroque places. The coastal part is oriented toward tourism with great accommodation capacity. The inland part is more mystic, greener and unique. Small medieval towns on the hilltops are overlooking vineyards, olive groves and fields enriching body and soul. The landscape is versatile, from the mountain tops of Učka to Kamenjak cape, from brackish water of the Lim bay and the valley of Mirna River to Motovun forest and Istrian hills. Beautiful nature awaits you even under the surface in Cave Baredine hides mysterious world of stalactites and rare animal species. Natural beauty of the region are the Brijuni islands. They are the majestic mix of landscape and cultural heritage consisting of 14 islands. The biggest ones, Veli Brijun and Mali Brijun, have been settled from prehistory. The islands were declared a national park in 1983, several years after death of the president of former Yugoslavia, Tito who used the islands as his residence. You can reach Brijuni via boat from Fažana where administration of the NP is located. By choosing Istria for your vacation, you chose automatically an exquisite gastronomic experience. Istria is the kingdom of the rare and valuable truffles, grapevine growing on the sunny hills of the red and white soil used for producing top quality white and red wine, and olive oils whose quality is testified by a growing number of Istrian producers listed in the famous olive oil guide L´Extravergine. Istria is one of the best tourist destinations in Croatia for families with children. Choice is really wide and you can not go wrong no matter what you choose. Many entertainment activities on the beaches, swimming pools, hotels, tourist resorts and apartments will be splendid for children while you will be able to relax properly. There are also many other options for active vacations for you. The easiest options are swimming, biking, trekking, hiking, diving, horse riding and tennis. There are about 450 tennis courts and Umag hosts the annual ATP tour, the Croatia Open. For those loving adventure, Istria is known as a great destination for paragliding and speleology.

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