Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner.
Istria offers visitors a wide choice of natural and historical attractions and activities.
Dotted with picturesque towns and villages, Istria attracts lovers of the great outdoors who enjoy biking, hiking and adventure sports. You will also discover secluded coves and beaches with crystal clear waters which attract snorkelers and scuba divers.
The historical centre of Rovinj is well worth exploring and offers narrow cobbled streets and squares with Gotchic buildings, quirky shops and pavement cafes.
The ancient abandoned stone quarries in Vrsar are also worth a visit. The quarries produced stone in Vrsar ever since Roman times.
Istrian cuisine is famous in Croatia and fresh seafood and fish dishes are complemented by local wines.