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Discovering wonders of Istria Region of Croatia
Chances are, even if you have travelled to Croatia, that you have probably never heard of Istria. Istria is one of Croatia’s best kept secrets. Locally known as Istra, Istria provides some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
From rolling hills to snowcapped mountains to plush valleys, Istria is truly a place of diverse beauty. In addition to its amazing natural features, Istria is well-known for its hospitable towns and friendly inhabitants. You will never feel like a stranger when you are in Istria!
|Oprtalj is a small colourful town on a hill in Istria, dating back to the early
that's adds up to the charming countryside on Istrian peninsula.
It's one of the most often visited regions in Croatia , where European holiday makers enjoy their well-earned holidays. Travellers from Italy, Germany, Austria, France, the UK, Russia, and other parts of Europe visit Istria in large numbers. Village tourism is well developed throughout Istria region, as is camping, with many camping grounds found on Istrian peninsula.
The town of Poreč is one of the best known holiday destinations in Istria
Thanks to its mild climate and pristine air, you can enjoy outdoor activities in Istria all year long. Throughout Istria, you can find horseback riding, bike trails and cross country tracks.
If you are a thrill seeker, Istria has plenty of activities to take care of your adrenaline needs. You can take part in free climbing, mountain biking, parachuting, hang-gliding, mountain running, caving, paragliding or canyoning.
Once you have had your fill of outdoor activities, Istria has several thriving cities, which include Rijeka, Pula, Poreč and Brioni. These cities are filled with excellent hotels that offer a variety of amenities, including indoor pools, fitness centers, spas, ice baths and massage programs.
If you want to get out and explore the cities of Istria, you will be met with festivals, wonderful dining, wine cellars, cultural events and much more. So, if you are trying to decide on a location for your next vacation, make sure to give some consideration to Istria. If you go, it will be a trip that you never forget!
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Istria Region of Croatia