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

  • 21Aug

    Karigador Fish Fest

    Brtonigla

    Imagine a relaxing summer evening besides the sea with good company, the aroma of fresh fish on the grill and the sound of the accordion. Pay a visit to the Karigador Fish Fest on 21st August and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere.

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  • 22Aug

    Street Wizards’ Night

    Novigrad

    The event is an contemporary approach to street theatre, relying on the global trend of combining music, dancing and juggling with demanding circus skills, like tightrope/wire walking, work with trapeze and silk, acrobatics and ...

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  • 28Aug ~ 30Aug

    St. Pelagius Celebration

    Novigrad

    Every year Novigrad organises a festival in the name of its patron saint, St. Pelagije, a festival which is very well known and is considered a must-attend event. This city festivity will offer various cultural, entertaining and ...

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  • Northwest region of Istria

    Northwest region of Istria
  • Umag

    Umag
  • Novigrad

    Novigrad
  • Brtonigla

    Brtonigla
  • Buje

    Buje

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Mobile App - NW Istria

Colours of Istria is a must-have FREE app for all those planning a holiday or already enjoying themselves in the Northwestern Istria. Explore gorgeous and unique locations in the scenic Northwest of Istria when visiting towns of Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla or Buje.
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