Istria is known as the largest Croatian peninsula in the northern Adriatic and is the closest tourist destination for most Central European countries. The ideal geographic and climatic location close to the main land and sea routes of Central Europe and the pleasant Mediterranean climate and the wealth of natural beauty have definitely influenced the development of tourism in these areas.


Throughout history, Istria has shaped the way of life that was extremely difficult, and accordingly it was shaped by Istrian gastronomy, rich in flavors and scents. In restaurants throughout Istria today you can try traditional specialties prepared in an authentic way. Almost always there are homemade Istrian prosciutto and sheep cheese, handmade pasta, and a large selection of meat and fish dishes.



Istrian coastal area is perfect for all-year sport and outdoor activities. In addition to numerous cycling and hiking trails in Istria, sport lovers can try out tennis, a sport that Istra has a special status, especially in Umag which since 1990. hosted one of the strongest ATP tennis tournaments in the region.

The mild Mediterranean climate will give you the energy you need and the scents of nature to get you out of the open, and the choice of activities is really big.