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Opatija“The First Lady”, “Pearl of the Adriatic”,"Sankt Jakobi", "Abbazia", "Old dame", “Queen of Tourism”– these are just a some of the names given to Opatija. Guarded by a backdrop of densely-wooded hills, it sits where the Istrian peninsula joins the Kvarner...

PulaPula is 3000 years old town which lies on and beneath seven hills (Kaštel, Zaro, Arena, Sv. Martin, Opatija sv. Mihovila, Mondipola, and Pra Grande), on gulf and a naturally well-protected, 38 m deep port, open to the northwest with two entrances. From...

UmagIt is the westernmost town of Croatia and municipality includes Savudrija which is westernmost point of Croatia. According to some etymologists the name “Umag” originates from Celtic "magus", meaning cultivated field, later blending with the Latin...

NovigradNovigrad has developed on an island which was in 18th cent connected to mainland. It was first mentioned as Neapolis in 7th century or as Civitas Nova in 9th century and in the 12th century in the church sources as Emona, Emonia, and Aemonia. As the...

PorečInhabited already in the prehistory, in the 2nd century BC, Poreč became a Roman castrum and in the 1st century AD it became the Roman colony - Colonia Iulia Parentium.
The layout of the Roman castrum is still recognized in the present lay-out of the...

VrsarVrsar was the medieval fishing town built around Kaštela on a hill above the bay. It was developed at the very mouth of the Gulf of Lim. Of the Roman town Ursarija which was along the coast are preserved remains of summer and mosaics, and 13th century...

RovinjRovinj is the place with the least cloudy days in the Adriatic, and that''s the best possible welcome.
Rovinj archipelago counts 22 islands, St. Andrew and St Catherine are biggest and most beautiful. Town has two parts: Rovinj - Rovigno and Rovinj...

MedulinMedulin, once the antique Mutila, has four settlements nowadays: Medulin, Pomer, Banjole, and Premanturu. Extremely long indented coastline surrounded by a low islets, a unique sandy beach of Medulin, Bijeca, a kilometer long attracts families with small...

FažanaFazana and Valbandon are known for its fishing and anchovies and as a home port for Brijuni Archipelago.
Fazana and its waterfront remember many statesmen, politicians, and celebrities from the artistic and sporting life, economy and science, fashion and...

PazinIf Istria is a heart, Pazin is then the heart of a heart, because it’s located in the center of the Istrian peninsula whose shape reminds of the symbol of life and love.

Pazin is mentioned for the first time in the 983 as a fortress (lat Castrum...

MotovunAccording to legend, Motovun was built by giants, of which is the most famous giant Big Joza. Its history begins in the time of Celts, who raised its settlement sekusi at the place of nowadays Motovun. This ancient Istrian town located on the top 277...

BuzetThe old city Buzet is placed at 150 m high hill above the fertile valley of the river Mirna, while the newer part of town - Fontana, developed at the foot of the hill.
Buzet is also known as the City of truffles because it is located in a zone in which...

BujeBuje area stretches from river Mirna to river Dragonja, which also marks the border with the Republic of Slovenia. The distance from Umag and the sea is 13 km.
Buje is called "The guard of Istria“, due to its strategic position, surrounded by the series...

VodnjanAccording to the legend, Vodnjan emerged from an association of seven villas which were part of colonial Pula. In order to be able to resist the everlasting squabbling between Aquilean patriarch of Venice, and seven villas surrounding area (Vodnjan,...

RabacRabac was a small fishing town which was “discovered by foreigners in late nineteenth century as attractive and unique destination. People there were excellent fishermen and sailors. Tourism in this part of Istria as well as in Rabac quickly began to...

BrijuniBrijuni National Park is located on the southwest coast of Istria, and consists of fourteen islands with the surrounding sea. The two largest islands are the Veli (Great ) and Mali (Little) Brijun, and other smaller islands are St Marko, Gaz, Okrugljak,...

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Istra (Istria) - Town Fairs

Istra (Istria) - Town FairsIstra (Istria) has a centuries-old tradition of trade fairs which Istrian towns keep alive. Fairs are places where people trade, meet, communicate, have fun as always…

Bale, Barban – 2nd Saturday
Buzet – 1st Friday and 3rd Thursday
Labin – 3rd Wednsday
Motovun – 3rd Monday
Pazin – 1st Tuesday
Svetvinčenat – 3rd Saturday
Višnjan - 1st Thursday
Vodnjan – 1st Saturday
Žminj - 2nd Wednesday and St. Bartol's Fair – last Saturday in August
Pula – every Saturday in Ciscutti St. the fair of antiquities, numismatics and collectibles
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