Istria is a triangular-shaped peninsula on the north-western part of Croatia. Spanning around 3,600 sq km, it has pristine beaches fronting the Adriatic Sea and rolling hills dotted with medieval towns. Seaside towns of Pula, Rovinj, and Porec are arguably the most visited destinations in Istria, as there are plenty of hotels, restaurants and bars that cater to travellers from all over the world.

    Istrian cuisine is a huge draw for most. You can enjoy quality seafood, white truffle and local wines at award-winning restaurants, especially in Pula and Rovinj. For a more traditional setting, head further inland to find hilltop villages – Groznjan and Motovun – where you can explore ancient Roman, gothic, renaissance structures.

    Where to go & what to do at night in Istria County

    • 5 Best Nightlife in Pula

      Pula’s top nightlife spots liven up the historical city come sunset, with dozens of clubs and bars opening their doors to party-lovers from all around the world. While the city is famed for its ancient landmarks and natural landscapes during the day, its nightlife scene offers something unique to just about any traveller. From real gladiator battles to exciting...

    Start planning your trip

    Also popular in Croatia

    Back to top