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

  • 01Dec ~ 31Dec

    December in Buje

    Buje

    From 1st till 31st December, a rich cultural, entertainment and artistic program “December in Buje” will be held in Buje for the third time. If you still haven’t chosen gifts for your loved ones, you can do so at the St. Nicholas ...

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  • 01Dec ~ 06Jan

    Days of Adriatic squid

    Brtonigla, Buje, Novigrad, Umag

    That the domestic squid really is a truly delicious morsel, gourmets shall be persuaded durnig the Days od adriatic squid that will take place from the December 1st 2014. until January 6th 2015. all over the restaurants on North-west ...

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  • 04Dec ~ 01Jan

    UMAGic Holidays

    Umag

    Northwestern Istria is merrily preparing for Christmas and the New Year. This is the opportunity for the guests to enjoy the festive ambient together with the hosts and absorb the parts of tradition and local crafts with the ...

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  • Northwest region of Istria

    Northwest region of Istria
  • Umag

    Umag
  • Novigrad

    Novigrad
  • Brtonigla

    Brtonigla
  • Buje

    Buje

Futured 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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