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

  • 06Sep ~ 20Sep

    PRO Camp Goran Ivanišević

    Umag

    This summer Istria is awaiting all tennis fans with a real treat, a chance to develop their skills under the guidance of the legendary ace, the most popular Croatian tennis player Goran Ivanišević...

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  • 19Sep ~ 21Sep

    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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  • 22Sep ~ 28Sep

    MTB training camp in Umag

    Umag

    There will be no lack of sporting events in northwestern Istria this year. From 22nd to 28th September, Umag will be the proud host of the MTB Training Camp, organized under the leadership of the top Italian cyclist, Massimo de ...

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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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