Welcome to the Northwest Istria

Welcome to Istria, a peninsula in the turquoise Mediterranean, where the carefree kilometres of the blue Adriatic merge with the playful hills, and  where the centuries old historic towns and the picturesque Istrian villages combine with the natural beauty. Enjoy a holiday in Istria by staying in the top-notch hotels, relax on our beaches, be active using numerous sport fields or discover the 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

  • 31Jan ~ 08Feb

    Istria Winter Cup 2015

    Novigrad, Umag

    The fifth edition of the football tournament, Istria Winter Cup, will be held in Novigrad and Umag on January 31st until February 8th. Premier league teams from many countries have confirmed their participation, thanks to the ...

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  • 13Feb ~ 29Mar

    Wellness Moments in Istria

    Novigrad, Umag

    Are you longing for full rest for body and soul? Are you looking for repose from everyday stress? Have you decided to treat yourself with beauty treatment, massage or sauna? The Northwestern Istria is just what you need! The ...

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  • 16Feb ~ 23Mar

    Days of seashells in northwestern Istria

    Brtonigla, Buje, Novigrad, Umag

    From 16.02. - 23.03.2015. gourmands will have an opportunity to savour delicious sea morsels at the Days of seashells organized by the tourist boards of Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla and Buje on the territory of north-western ...

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    Northwest region of Istria
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Featured article

Northwest Istria - an Oasis for Gourmet Pleasure

Regular events are held in nortwest Istria to celebrate the regions growing talent for providing gourmet cooking using local sourced ingredients. Specially themed events include 'Shellfish Days', 'Asparagus Days', 'Sole Fish Days' and 'Days of Adriatic Squid' during which local restaurants and taverns provide guests ...
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