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

  • 14Jul ~ 23Jul

    Plava laguna Croatia Open Umag


    With a tradition of 28 years, the international tennis tournament Plava laguna Croatia Open Umag is the oldest tennis tournament in Croatia and undoubtedly one of the most prominent and prestigious tournaments in the whole ...

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  • 17Jul ~ 27Jul

    Young hopes of Manchester City in Novigrad again


    This year, Novigrad will once again host the preparations of the young selections of the English Premiere League club Manchester City, one of the most famous football clubs in the world. From 17-27 July some eighty members of the ...

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  • 06Jul ~ 18Aug

    Umag-o ethno & jazz


    From 6 July to 18 August local and international artists who promote jazz and ethno-music will be holding concerts at various locations in Umag as part of the Umag-o Ethno & Jazz. This summer Umag-o Ethno & Jazz will host the ...

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  • Northwest region of Istria

    Northwest region of Istria
  • Umag

  • Novigrad

  • Brtonigla

  • Buje