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.

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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

  • 26Jun ~ 01Jul

    FC Barcelona Escola Soccer Camp Umag 2016

    Umag

    For the first time ever Umag will play host to the FC Barcelona Escola Soccer Camp Umag 2016, taking place from 26 June – 1 July 2016 at the Istraturist natural grass soccer pitch at the Stella Maris soccer camp. The resort is ...

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  • 01Jul ~ 10Jul

    The Golden Lion

    Umag

    At the beginning of July, the streets and squares in Umag become the stage to the numerous theatre fleets from Croatia, Slovenia, Italia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia. In this period, the streets live their lives fully ...

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  • 02Jul

    Parkfest

    Novigrad

    If you just can't decide what time of the year to visit Novigrad – do it in early July and don't miss one of the biggest festivals in this part of Istria, the PARKFEST Sound Festival. Ten parks in Novigrad will become a stage on the ...

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Featured article

IMPORTANT: Rules of conduct
on Croatian roads

In order to make your cycling adventure on the more crowded parts of Istrian trails pleasant, we advise you to get to know the safety rules in force in the Republic of Croatia. Avoid a fine by following these pieces of advice: Cyclists should ride bicycles on the cycling track or cycling lane, and if there are none, ...
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