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Istra

Holiday in Istria

Istria is situated on peninsula and it is the most northern tourist region of Croatia. It is also the biggest Croatian peninsula. It’s unique and special surrounded by the Adriatic sea which is deeply hewed into the land lapped at its well-intended shore with thousand of lagoons and small islands circled from the north –east with mountain range of Ćićarija and Učka.
It is ready to tell a thousand years old history of this area to every chance traveller.
Its attraction is in the connection of attractive shore and green inland. While it is occupying the minds with inland beautiful towns sprang on the top of the hills it is also occupying the minds with fertile plains, rocky mountains which are till the shore that is splashed by clear sea. The climate is pleasant Mediterranean with mild winters and warm summers. The sea is nice for swimming from May till the end of September.
The high quality accommodation space offers the different tourist tender and from the rich tender every guest will be able to select something for himself or herself. One of the most popular world’s guide for traveling “Lonely Planet“ inserted Istria on the top –ten list of tourist regions that are most required in the world in 2011. It take the second place on the list.

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The national park Brijuni

The national park Brijuni

The nearest national park in our coastal area are Brijuni islands (6 km from Pula) The national park Brijuni consist fourteen islands. The specifics of the islands are landscape parks with domestic plants and brought in plants and animals which could be seen as a safari. There are also numerous archaeological findings from the Roman time.

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Basic information

  • Population: 206.400
  • Area: 2.820 km²
  • Density: 73 ppl/km²
  • Economic center and largest city: Pula
  • Coastline: 445 km (a well-indented coast, twice as long as the road)
  • Sea water temperature: lowest: from 9.3 to 11.1°C in March, highest: from 23.3 to 24.1°C in August
  • Salinity: an average of 36 to 38 pro mille
  • Rivers: Mirna, Dragonja and Raša
  • Vegetation: Istria`s forests cover 35% of the area (pine forests and scrubs)
  • Climate: Mediterranean climate (5 to 9°C in January, 22 to 25°C in August)