Tourist guide Istria, Croatia

Top tourist attractions Istria. Discover, explore and visit natural and cultural sights, events and points of interest, the best restaurants and bars, and spend an unforgettable vacation in region Istria!

Istria

Tourist info about region Istria

Istria - Coat of Arms

Istria! The wonderful and largest peninsula of the Adriatic Sea thanks its name to the ancient Histri tribe, who were jealously guarding its homeland same like the ancient Romans after them. When you visit this wonderful Croatian region you will know better why.

Even though Histri, the first known inhabitants and the notion of history, do not share a common origin, there is a deeper connection. Through the history here lived different cultures and nations; Histri, Romans, Lombards, Franks, Venetians, Austrians and finally Croatians. This region often changed owners, but above all, all of them was boundlessly tied to the land where they lived, for its rich land, long shores, very pleasant climate, food, wine, and irresistible charm. But Istria is not just a geographic term, it is primarily the people living in it - Istrijani! It is precisely the turbulent history and the mixture of different peoples and cultures living in it that created a special region of Istria within Croatia. Istria is one of the most developed parts of Croatia and is certainly the most tolerant part of it. Here now live Croatians, Italians, and Slovenians alike, and if you visit towns and villages, you will notice that their names are written both in Croatian and Italian and in some places even in the Romanian language!

Located on the northern end of the Adriatic, a region that was at the crossroads of Croatia, Italy, and Slovenia, had an interesting history. Its climate is a blend of Mediterranean and continental climate just as Istria itself is a mixture of the Mediterranean and Central Europe. Istria has historically changed many owners but all of them were equally aware of the beauty of its mountains Učka and Ćićarija, its coasts and towns of Pula, Poreč, Rovinj, Umag and its enchanting interior that is best characterized by the town of Motovun, which from its hill jealously keeps its unique surroundings.

It is precisely the diversity of geographic features, the people living in it and their languages what makes Istria special, tolerant and so interesting. Its tourist tradition, with a mixture of seaside apartments and cheap accommodation, makes it so available and accessible!

One of the things that should not be missed in Istria is its gastronomic and enological offer. Among its many excellent restaurants is the only one in Croatia that has been awarded the Michelin star. The peculiarity of its gastronomy is certainly Istrian truffle that gives a unique flavor to all dishes. During and after the meal it would be a sin not to try Istrian Teran or Malvazija wine and from the balcony of the apartment to observe the irresistible Istrian horizons.

Wonderful holiday homes with swimming pools are part of a huge offer of private accommodation in the interior of Istria. Here are offered attractive rooms that are rented on the coastal towns, from where Istrian adventure can begin. Direct contact with owners of private accommodation for cheaper, more enjoyable and more human holidays is another special feature of Istria and Croatian tourism. We will help you establish this direct contact, whether you are looking for a cheap accommodation or a luxury holiday home. Only important thing is that you are looking for holidays in Istria and it is our job to help you find ideal private accommodation.

Istria

View all photos

Our recommendation

Recommended apartments and private accommodation Istria

Holiday homes Villa Eni - Poreč | Laganini.com
Holiday homes Villa Eni

Poreč

Price from 430 € per night

Last Minute
Holiday home Villa Oliva - Barbariga | Laganini.com

5/5

Holiday home Villa Oliva

Barbariga

Price from 185 € per night

Apartments Tri palme - Rovinj | Laganini.com
Apartments Tri palme

Rovinj

Price from 45 € per night

Apartments Strandvilla Aurora - Medulin | Laganini.com
Apartments Strandvilla Aurora

Medulin

Price from 50 € per night

Holiday home Casa Sole - Pula | Laganini.com
Holiday home Casa Sole

Pula

Price from 180 € per night

Apartment D & D - Pula | Laganini.com
Apartment D & D

Pula

Price from 55 € per night

Holiday home ROSA - Vodnjan | Laganini.com

5/5

Holiday home ROSA

Vodnjan

Price from 70 € per night

Apartments Poreč old town  - Poreč | Laganini.com
Apartments Poreč old town

Poreč

Price from 43 € per night

Apartment Rose - Fažana | Laganini.com
Apartment Rose

Fažana

Price from 80 € per night

Apartments Mare - Fažana | Laganini.com
Apartments Mare

Fažana

Price from 60 € per night

Apartments ES Valbandon - Fažana | Laganini.com
Apartments ES Valbandon

Fažana

Price from 47 € per night

First Minute
Apartments Berat - Peroj | Laganini.com

5/5

Apartments Berat

Peroj

Price from 50 € per night

Apartments Lorena - Rovinj | Laganini.com
Apartments Lorena

Rovinj

Price from 50 € per night

Apartment Total look - Pula | Laganini.com
Apartment Total look

Pula

Price from 50 € per night

Apartments Meerblick - Rovinj | Laganini.com

5/5

Apartments Meerblick

Rovinj

Price from 50 € per night

Apartments Villa Mytilus - Trget - Raša | Laganini.com
Apartments Villa Mytilus - Trget

Raša

Price from 56 € per night

Holiday home Villa Antishova - Kršan | Laganini.com
Holiday home Villa Antishova

Kršan

Price from 131 € per night

Holiday home Vila Meri - Poreč | Laganini.com
Holiday home Vila Meri

Poreč

Price from 240 € per night

Istria

Planning to visit region Istria?
Mago - Laganini.com mascot