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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Where are we?

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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

  • 24Mar ~ 15May

    Days of asparagus in Istria

    Brtonigla, Buje, Novigrad, Umag

    During March, April and May the eighth Days of Istrian Asparagus will give true "asparagus lovers" an opportunity to relish in imaginative, delicious and fragrant delicacies made from Istrian wild asparagus, ranging from the renowned ...

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  • 25Apr ~ 27Apr

    Umag Sport & Umag Floria

    Umag

    This fair will give sports lovers and flower lovers a number of opportunities for true enjoyment - they will be able to try their hand at different sports disciplines, see the novelties from the sports gear, clothes and footwear ...

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  • 27Apr

    Asparagus Cycling

    Buje

    With the spring around the corner, sports and recreational activities are starting to gain popularity, bringing new opportunities for exciting and unusual events in the landscapes of Northwest Istria. The Asparagus Cycling ...

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Everything you didn't know about northwest of Istria

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