Istria is the largest peninsula in Croatia.

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Istria is the largest peninsula in Croatia whose coastline is full of bays, smaller peninsulas, islands and islets. The coast is 537 km long. Istria is becoming an increasingly recognized tourist destination around the world and is known for its longstanding tourism tradition, typical cuisine and top-end wines.

The centre of Istria is the antique town of Pula located on the southern part of the peninsula. Other coastal towns that make Istria popular are Rovinj, Vrsar, Novigrad, Umag and many other smaller littoral towns on the east and west sides of the peninsula.

Pula is best known for its cultural and historic monuments from the Roman period. We can visit the Roman amphitheatre where gladiator fights took place, while it now serves as a venue for concerts and other events. The old town centre will enchant you with its authentic old Mediterranean architecture. The town is also home to the ACI marina.

Not far from here, we can sail to the Brioni Islands that are known around the world for their beauty and historical importance as well as a place where statesmen from all over the world used to meet.

Poreč is a destination for an active vacation and for those who are looking for fun, live music and dance rhythms. The small marina offers all of the infrastructures for avid sailors.

Umag organises tennis tournaments (ATP) and is therefore considered a sporting centre of the area. Bars and restaurants are strewn around the edge of the old town centre where you can relax and enjoy yourself right by the sea.

Rovinj is known as one of the most romantic towns along all of the Mediterranean that is dominated by the baroque Church of St. Euphemia. The new marina is one of the most beautiful in the whole of the Mediterranean.

Novigrad, which was once a peaceful fishing village, has become a popular tourist destination in the last few years. Even though it is loved by tourists from all over the world, it has nevertheless preserved its authentic charm typical of a romantic Mediterranean fishing town. In addition to the old fishing port, it also has a modern marina.

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