Italian influences and lush surroundings
This Istria peninsula is situated on the north western part of Croatia and borders Slovenia with a maritime border with Italy. This beautiful region displays a strong Italian influence and is filled with pretty hilltop towns and verdant vegetation.
Porec is the most popular holiday resort in Istria with two main bays south of the town. Other coastal towns, such as Rovinj, have some stunning Venetian architecture to see as well as good beaches and excellent restaurants. Explore the historic buildings or take a trip to Plitvice National Park to make memories you'll never forget.
The Brijuni Group of islands, near Pula, are an ideal choice for a day trip and you must see the Roman amphitheatre at Pula - truly breathtaking!
Flights from London to Pula Airport take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes
Time Difference: GMT +1 hour
Currency: Croatian Kuna
Temperatures are generally slightly lower here than the rest of Croatia but the Mediterranean climate means you will still enjoy many hours of sunshine, making this an ideal summer destination.
An absolutely stunning Roman amphitheatre can be seen in Pula on the southern tip of the Istrian peninsula. These ancient ruins are very well preserved and make for an interesting days sightseeing.
A pretty town with a lovely Old Town to explore. A lovely place for a romantic stroll before enjoying a leisurely meal and a drink while the sun sets.