Welcome to Northwest Istria Croatia

Welcome to Istria in Croatia, a peninsula in the turquoise Mediterranean, where the carefree kilometres of the blue Adriatic merge with playful hills, and  where centuries old historic towns and picturesque Istrian villages combine with the natural beauty of the countryside. Enjoy a Croatia holiday in Istria by staying in top-notch hotels, relax on our beaches, be active and enjoy the numerous sport fields or discover hidden areas when exploring Istria by bike. As a centre of wine and extraordinary culinary tradition, northwest Istria will open your senses and expand your views, offering the perfect harmony of nature and tourism at the gates of Central Europe.

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How close are we?

  • TownDistanceBy car
  • Trieste40 km45 min
  • Ljubljana120 km1,30 h
  • Venice205 km2,45 h
  • Munich500 km5 h
  • Vienna505 km5 h
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Upcoming events in the region

  • 06Sep

    2. Istrian Wine Run

    Umag

    Run for your weight in wine! Register for the 2nd edition of the hilarious marathon Istrian Wine Run on 6 September 2015 and win a supply of Istrian wine in your total weight. The finish line is in Umag or, more precisely in Stella ...

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  • 12Sep

    Gnam-Gnam Fest

    Novigrad

    Novigrad Tourist Board once again organises the famous gourmet festival under the suggestive title - Gnam Gnam Fest. It is a gourmet festival that brings together a total of ten events, starting in late April and lasting all the way ...

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  • 18Sep ~ 20Sep

    The Holiday of Grapes

    Buje

    Buje is a place of fertile fields and vineyards. It has a one-hundred year old tradition of celebrating and giving thanks for the produce of its land. In early times, the festival symbolically marked the start of the grape-harvesting ...

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Featured article

Istralandia Aquapark

This interesting aquatic world stretches over 81.000 m2, it is only five kilometres away from the coast and has a great geostrategic location at the exit of the Istrian Ypsilon highway (exit Nova Vas), between Novigrad and Brtonigla.
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