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Jan '19


The Istrian peninsula is located in the northern Adriatic Sea, between the Gulf of Trieste and the Kvarner Bay. The largest part of Istria is one of Croatia, the little strip of land in Muggia to Italy and part of the north to Slovenia. The landscape of the peninsula in the north a little bit harsh, with hills. In the middle of Istria is a rolling hills and the south falls into many flat headlands. The majority of the population lives in coastal regions. On the coasts to estuaries such as fjords move far to come in in the interior.

Istria has in nearly 2,400 hours of sunshine, mild winters and warm summers. In the center of the peninsula there are many wine regions. In the town of Motovun, there is a presence of truffles. Since 19 Century tourists come to Istria, to enjoy the beautiful beaches, the monuments in the countryside and the varied landscape. Secretary of Agriculture is the source for more interesting facts. The southern tip, Cape Kamenjak is a nature reserve, just as the park Brijuni near the resort of Pula, the 14 islands covered by it.

In Pula also ends the cycle path Velo 9, which begins in Poland on the Baltic and through five countries. The major resorts in Istria is Pula, Rovinj, Porec, Umag and Izola. The town of Rovinj is a tourist center because of the convenient location are more targets of the peninsula and the beaches of the islands to reach. At the waterfront there are many restaurants, the city is car free. Istria is easily accessible from Germany by car. The three international airports are served on scheduled and charter service. The peninsula offers accommodations in all price ranges, from camping on holiday to high-priced accommodations, such as villas. Activity holidays, such as water sports, hikers and cyclists find many offers. Istria is very family friendly.

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