Surprise yourself by touring the Adriatic Sea's largest peninsula, the coast of Istria, and begin on its 242 km between Croatia, Italy and Slovenia while enjoying the spectacular landscapes, small coastal and fishing villages, and the fortified towns from the Middle Ages anchored on top of the hills.
Visit the charming villages that in the past were places of great civilizations and cultures. Get to know the quiet 'Adriatic Tuscany', which is currently an intercultural zone due to the multiculturalism of its inhabitants: Italians, Slavs and Croats, and yes, pirates!
Experience true rural tourism amid olive groves and vineyards of fairytale villages, such as the artists' village of Groznjan, Motovun or Buje, known as the Istrian Watchtower, whose Venetian architecture and influence, due to its proximity to Italy and Slovenia, is present in its palaces, cobblestoned streets, baroque churches and ancient walls.
- Tour some of the smallest cities in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
- Try a typical Malvasia wine, a Muscatel or a Terrano in one of the villages of "Croatian Tuscany".
- Visit The Pazin Grotto, in Ucka's mountain system, inspired by Jules Verne for his novel Journey to the Centre of the Earth.
- Join expert hunters and their dogs in the 'truffle hunt' during autumn, and taste Livade's exquisite white truffles.
- Explora Lovran, one of the oldest coastal settlements and its church with medieval frescoes and glagolitic inscriptions.
- Try the traditional Grilled Cripnja, meat or fish with potatoes cooked in a grilled cast-iron pot.