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

  • 31Jul

    Tomato Days

    Umag

    The beginning of the main tomato harvest in Istria in early August also signifies the beginning of the Tomato Days in Umag. This gastronomic event is dedicated to favourite seasonal summer vegetable, it is unique in Croatia and it ...

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  • 01Aug ~ 02Aug

    The Lunasa Astral Party

    Novigrad

    We invite all those who love and enjoy magic and stories of ancient civilizations to come and visit Novigrad at the height of the summer season, when a unique astral party called Lunasa is held. This celebration is based on an old ...

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  • 14Aug ~ 16Aug

    St. Roch’s Feast

    Brtonigla

    Brtonigla especially attracts its numerous domestic and foreign visitors in mid August, when a feast lasting several days is held to celebrate St Roch’s day, who is a patron saint of the town. What to do at St Roch’s Feast? For ...

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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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