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Istrian Riviera Holidays

from £127 per person

1 Room
2 Adults
7 Nights

UTC+01:00

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Incredible Istrian Riviera holidays 2020

Located on the north coast of Croatia, the Istrian Riviera is home to some stunning beaches and coastline, beautiful villages and unspoilt national parks. Whether you’re at home in natural landscapes, want to top up your tan on the beach or are looking to experience a new culture there’s something for you on holidays to the Istrian Riviera. The area has been owned by multiple different countries and rulers, meaning it’s rich in history and has a vibrant and varied culture. From elegant beach resorts like Opatija in the Kvarner Gulf to the buzzing atmosphere of Pula, there’s the perfect hotel and the perfect holiday waiting for you in 2020.

Istrian Riviera at a glance

Cultural hotspot not to miss

Fall in love with the beautiful medieval town of Rovinj, gently leaping into the Adriatic 

Top attractions to visit

Discover an impressive mix of Gothic & Romanesque buildings in the hilltop town of Motovun, see Pula’s famous Roman ruins & The Euphrasius Basilica in Porec

Discover the best beaches

We love the serene, picturesque pebbly beaches and clear blue waters of Rabac’s beaches

Rest & relaxation

Soak up the sun with a long, relaxing (and utterly stunning!) stroll down the 12km Lungomare promenade

Sample the local food

Indulge in classic Istrian delicacies like truffles, mussels and oysters

Great national parks

We love Brijuni National Park with its two large and 12 smaller islands – time to explore as many as you can!

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Things to do in Istrian Riviera

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Top attractions

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This area of Croatia is home to some of the country’s most stunning resorts. Pula is the site of a beautiful ancient fortress, as well as stunning sandy beaches, plenty of activities and shops and restaurants dotted throughout the town. Vrsar is a beautiful beach town with whitewashed buildings and a laid-back feel. From here you can enjoy island-hopping or just sit back and soak in the tranquil atmosphere. If you’re looking for activities and a lively atmosphere Pula is the best place for your Istrian Riviera holidays. Here you’ll find one of Croatia’s best beaches, backed by a promenade full of shops, restaurants and some of the country’s best seafood.

Beaches

Beaches

Wherever you choose to enjoy your holiday in the Istrian Riviera you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches. Whether you enjoy somewhere busy and vibrant with a wide selection of restaurants, bars and cafés next door or you prefer your own secluded stretch of gold you’ll find it here. Pula offers long stretches of golden sand where you can spend the day working on your tan after partying the night away, ideal for groups and couples. Rabac is better suited to families with its many amenities and the soft sands which shelve gently into the ocean. And if you want seclusion, pretty palms and trees and the clearest water head to Umag.  

Istrian Riviera weather

Istrian Riviera weather
Jan
9°C
Avg. Dry Days 14
Feb
9°C
Avg. Dry Days 13
Mar
12°C
Avg. Dry Days 16
Apr
16°C
Avg. Dry Days 15
Nov
14°C
Avg. Dry Days 12
Dec
11°C
Avg. Dry Days 13

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Where is the Istrian Riviera?

The Istrian Riviera is located on Croatia’s north coast. Boasting a wealth of sandy beaches on the Adriatic Sea, unspoilt national parks, and picturesque little villages, Istria is one of Croatia’s top spots for a versatile beach holiday.

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