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

    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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  • 01Jun ~ 02Jun

    Traditional regatta Transadriatica

    Novigrad

    The start of the nicer and warmer part of the year, the participation of numerous crews – some with considerable sporting ambitions, some more socially oriented; the delightful futsal and bocce competitions between the crews and their ...

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  • 02Jun ~ 03Jun

    Istrian regatta

    Umag

    According to the regatta calendar of the Croatian sailing federation and the Istrian sailing federation, the sailing club „FIANDARA 1975“ is one of the organizers of one of the oldest regatta in Croatia...

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