The West coast

Beautiful Venetian coastal towns such as Poreč and Rovinj, surrounded by countless bathing bays inviting you to swim and snorkel, characterise the west coast of the peninsula. To the north of the Lim fjord is the centre of Istrian tourism: between Umag in the extreme north and Poreč and Vrsar, the holiday resorts line up along the countless bays. A wide range of leisure time activities for tourists completes the offer for a perfect family holiday.

It's a bit quieter south of the beautiful coastal town of Rovinj. The coast here is mostly untouched. Between Mediterranean scrub and olive groves there are quiet spots on the beach even in high summer.


Surrounded by Mediterranean scrub and olive groves is this small town located at 145 m above the sea level and captivates the visitor immediately with its unique old town. You can enter it through the archway of the


Lim Bay

The nature reserve Lim Bay penetrates 10 km inland and widens up to 500 m. It impresses with its gorgeous green-blue shining water and its wooded 100 m rising banks. It is also famous for its mussels and oysters that



It is unique, the old town of Rovinj with its narrow, cobbled streets lined with colorful venetian houses. At the highest point of the old town, the classicistic church of St. Eufemia was built in 1736. From here you


Brijuni Islands and Fažana

The summer residence of the former Yugoslavian leader Tito saw a lot  of famous politicians, artists and celebrities, such as Willy Brandt, Leonid Brezhnev, the English princess Margaret, Sophia Loren...




The popular resort of Novigrad is located about 20 km from the Slovenian border in the north of Istria. The old town was originally built on an island, which has been connected with the mainland in the 18th century. It



The small town is picturesquely situated on a 60 m hill above the coast with its many small islands. Breathtaking views of the sea are guaranteed while descending the lovely Old Town to the busy harbor.
Vrsar and


Histria Aromatica

Since 2015 this unique natural park on a small hill near Bale welcomes you. Covering an area of ​​25 hectares, the diversity of the Istrian Flora is presented: fig and olive trees, vines, and above all the



Poreč is probably the best known and most visited town on the Istrian west coast. Located on a peninsula is the picturesque old town a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Euphrasius Basilica with the precious


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