Boasting a wealth of history spanning 3,000 years, a beautiful coastline offering fantastic beaches, Roman ruins that includes a magnificent amphitheatre, parks, cathedrals and venetian buildings, Pula and the wider region of Istria is fast becoming one of the leaders in holiday destinations. Visitors will have access to superb diving experiences and boat tours, hiking trails, protected parks, shopping , gourmet cuisine and nightlife and entertainment. Family fun as well as a couples' retreat, Pula and it's neighbouring counterparts offer everything a holiday would require along with a mild climate to complement your chosen activities. The Istrian Coast offers many Blue Flag beaches, plus the stunning Brijuni Archipelago now a national park with access via a daily boat service.
Istria's location overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is bordered by Slovenia and Italy. Istria also boasts fantastic shopping with a cosmopolitan flair enhanced by street cafes, bars and restaurants in many parts of its larger cities such as Pula and Porec. The Istrian Coast offers such an abundance of things to see and do that listing them all is impossible, but visitors can without doubt enjoy having a good go at getting through some of them before returning again the following year.
The magnificent Temple of Augustus, the breathtaking amphitheatre, the Forum that serves modern life as well as showing remnants of the old way of things, the Golden Gate and the town walls, these sites are of great historical importance, they also help shape what is a mesmerising break in Pula and the beautiful Istrian Coast. Family fun is popular in the resort Medulin and upon touring more of the region you will find quaint old towns such as Rovinj, an extremely popular place to visit for its beauty and charm. Walking, taking a driving tour, heading off on a boat trip or cycling round the area, all are great ways to explore many of the Istrian resorts. Croatia has many hidden gems made accessible due to fantastic holiday deals for all the family.
Istria's enjoys a Mediterranean climate and can see highs of 28 degrees Celsius during the summer months (on average). Warm seas and gentle winds make the Istrian Coast a wonderful choice for holidays in the sun.