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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

Testimonials

What people are saying about us

  • Every year, right after the snowboarding season finishes, my first trip leads me to this part of Istria. This is where I find the perfect mix of holiday and training options, right amidst some of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. My favourite moment is always cycling above the Mirna Valley and enjoying all the historical villages scattered along this route.
    Alexander Payer, professional snowboarder
  • I just love to come to northwestern Istria for my cycling & culinary escape. The region has a gorgeous countryside with hilly terrain under vineyards and olive trees that grow in the amazing Mediterranean climate. It is wonderfully peaceful and pleasant there.
    Laura Šimenc
  • A trip to NW Istria in Croatia always puts a smile on my face, as I know I can find there everything I enjoy – good food, great views, picturesque old towns, biking and walking paths and even playgrounds for our little traveler.
    Nina Potuje - Nina Travels

What's on?

Upcoming events in the region

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  • 01Jul ~ 29Aug

    Umago Summer

    Umag

    In July and August, the Umago Summer project offers a wealth of concerts and entertainment from top local and foreign musicians. Umag's squares and streets will turn into a stage for up-tempo, summer rhythms and the perfect dance ...

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  • 09Jun ~ 25Aug

    Novigrad Cittanova Wine Trail

    Novigrad

    Set off on a refreshing ride on Novigrad's tourist train to meet local winemakers and let yourself indulge in the magical moments of wine tasting and the discovery of istrian specialties! The train will be waiting for you in ...

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  • 02Jul ~ 21Aug

    Brtonigla Movie Nights

    Brtonigla

    Outdoor movies screenings in summer Do not miss the atmosphere of the summer cinema in the Square St. Zenon in Brtonigla scheduled over three evenings on the following Fridays: 02nd July, 30th July and 21st August 2021. The films are ...

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  • Northwest region of Istria

    Northwest region of Istria
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    Umag
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    Novigrad
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    Brtonigla
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