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

  • 01Jun ~ 04Jun

    Run & Retreat powered by Decathlon

    Umag

    Recommended programme for recreational runners in northwestern Istria: Accommodation at a 4* hotel, 4 days/3 nights, Half-board service, Healthy snack at lunch time, Healthy welcome gift, Entry to the Wellness & Spa oases during your ...

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  • 02Jun

    An Evening of Jacobs' Scallops in Novigrad

    Novigrad

    The gastronomic manifestation celebrating scallops as well as other shellfish and seafood, promoting Novigrad as an important gastronomic destination with specific gastronomic specialties. The Novigrad scallop which, according to ...

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  • 08Jun ~ 11Jun

    16. Moto Meeting “Staaari Rokeri”

    Umag

    Once again this year one of the biggest and most visited motorcycle meetups in the region offers to thrill all bikers and fans of fast two-wheeled machines a frenetic and loud opening of the season at the Zlatorog - Sveti Pelegrin in ...

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Sunsets in northwestern Istria

Spectacular, stunning, romantic… These are just some of the words of praise that escape from the mouths of visitors to northwestern Istria as they watch the sunset. Watching a sunset here is a bit like watching a play you don’t ever want to end. It is a spectacle that lasts mere seconds, but memories of it will remain ...
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