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.


Where are we?

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How close are we?

  • TownDistanceBy car
  • Trieste40 km45 min
  • Ljubljana120 km1:30 h
  • Venice205 km2:45 h
  • Zagreb259 km2:50 h
  • Bologna373 km3:40 h
  • Milan475 km5 h
  • Munich500 km5 h
  • Vienna505 km5 h
  • Budapest600 km6 h

What's on?

Upcoming events in the region

  • 02Jul

    Marušići bicycle ride


    Recreational MTB bicycle ride, held in the framework of a local festivity for the last couple of years in early July, will start again this year in Marušići in the vicinity of Buje. The ride starts and finishes in front of the ...

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  • 30Jun



    18. međunarodni festival komornog teatra „Zlatni lav“, ove godine, održati će predstavu „(Slučajni) Perveznjak“ u Brtonigli. Monodrama je nastala po tekstu američkog autora Andrewa Goffmana, čiju režiju potpisuje Goran Grgić, a ...

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  • 01Jul

    Jazz Corner


    Prolaz Boška Petrovića (Jazz Corner of Istria), Novigrad

    Jazz, blues, rock concert..

    Organised by: Novigrad Tourist Board

    Tel.: +385 52 757 075

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  • Northwest region of Istria

    Northwest region of Istria
  • Umag

  • Novigrad

  • Brtonigla

  • Buje