Istria has excellent connections to Croatian interior and Europe with roads, ship lines and airways. The Istrian so called "Ipsilon Highway" connects towns in Istria, so you can quickly get to distant places on the peninsula, or you can go longer way using local roads to explore towns and the countryside. "Ipsilon Highway" also connects Istria with highways in the region.
Istria is now a tourist paradise, which offer is based on its original beauty and a rich variety of accommodations on the coast and inland, and interesting amenities customized for all ages. Recently, Istria increasingly promotes rural tourism as a new form of tourism which attracts more tourists that offers a natural and authentic tour arrangements, with new experiences and relaxation.
Describing Nature Preserve Parks, we have to point out to well known National Park Brijuni, consisting of numerous islands with about 680 plant species. Also, we have to mention Nature Preserve Park Učka and in recent times very popular Protected Park Cape Kamenjak on the far south of Istria.
If you enjoy clubbing and evening going out, Istria is the place for you.. From night clubs in the summer hosting the world-famous DJs and live cafes and bars that work all day and night, Istra offers a wide array of restaurants that can satisfy even the most demanding guests.
Istria is the right place where you can taste authentic, highly valued and expensive, the Istrian white truffle, or excellent wines known for centuries, especially distinctive white Malvasia or strong black Teran. Wherever you go, you can often see brown signs with drawn grapes on them, which indicates that you are on the wine road, where you can find wineries and buy wine.
Some of the most famous Istrian cities traveling from the north to the south of Istria include Umag, a town with a lot of nice hotels, mostly very well-equipped with wellness services and Porec, a city with more than 2000 years old history and old town located on the peninsula, and one of the most important tourist destinations on the west coast of Istria, with many camps and hotel resorts. Also there is Rovinj, one of the most beautiful cities in Croatia, with the old part of town that was once located on the island, but in the 18th century, the channel is filled creating peninsula. Pula, the capital and largest city of Istria, the best place for shopping, and visiting the ancient Amphitheater (the Arena in Pula) and the Forum in the old part of town.
The Istrian peninsula has been for decades one of the most successful tourist destinations in Croatia. During the last 10 years, most of the hotel has been renovated, camps and private accommodations received higher categorization with improved services.
In one sentence ... Istria, green Mediterranean, a region that you'll love!