Istria, also known as Terra Magica is a very colorful part of Croatia. By the colour of the soil, Istria is divided into Red Istria – includes the Western Coast, Grey Istria – Central Istria and White Istria – the white rocky soil of the Učka mountain and along the Eastern Coast.

Besides numerous historical locations including cities and small villages Istria has 7 out of 10 most overnight destinations in Croatia. Therefore, Istria is perfect tourist destinations for all types of travelers: from the ones who enjoy days on the beach to the ones who like to explore and be more active.

Istria is also known as the Land of the liquid gold and according to most relevant European olive oil guides: Istria is the best olive oil region in the world. You should never leave Istria without tasting and Istrian olive oil.

Also, some other liquids are very popular in Istria with long lasting history of homemade production; those are Wine and Spirits. Visit some famous wine trails in Istria and pick your favorite Malvazija or Teran wine.

Also, before traditional meals in Istria try traditional Istrian spirits: Biska, Medica or Teran Liqueur.

Did you know that the largest white truffle in the world was found in Istrian forests? It even made a Guinness World Record. There is several Truffle Hunts organized in Istria and we advise you to experience this.

What to see in Istria: (and distances from accommodation)

  • Pula: Amphitheatre 36km
  • Brijuni National Park (boat from Fažana) 32 km
  • Kamenjak Cape – The southernmost cape of Istria – 60 km
  • Motovun – Medieval »Town in the hills« – 46km
  • Grožnjan – Town of artists – 53km
  • Hum – the World’s Smallest Town – 64 km
  • The Euphrasius Basilica in Poreč – UNESCO World Heritage – 30 km
  • Učka mountain Natural Reserve – 70 km
  • The Vodnjan Mummies – 26km
  • Aqua parks: Istralandia Umag 50 km / Aquacolors Poreč 30km
  • Rabac Riviera – 60 km