Photo credit : Barbara Bacic / I.Pervan
Istria reminds for some people of nearby Italy; others see in its rocky coves and its cristal sea water as an unique charm. You will start your stay by Italia, with the region of Frioul and, having a romantic day while discovering the charm of Venice.
It is here that the Mediterranean heat meets the cold coming from the Alpes mountains, thus making the climate cooler and the nature wild. The white and rocky landscapes, so typical of Dalmatia, give place to the red soil of Istria. A peaceful oasis and Mediterranean beauty, Istria offers a preserved coastline, charming little fishing ports and narrow streets where it is pleasant to get lost. A crossroads of refined civilizations with rich cultural diversity that will undoubtedly stimulate your curiosity. From Venice, you will get on board with us and will discover this region, seeking in peace.
Population : 4 170 000
Surface : 56 594 km2
Official langage : Croate
Currency : Kuna
Capital : Zagreb
Time difference : No time difference
Electricity : no adaptor required
The telephonic code : +385
Climat : Variable by region; continental: harsh cold winter, warm Mediterranean summer: very hot summer and mild winter. The best period is from April to October.
Main grape varieties : Plavac Mali, Posip Cabernet, Malvasia of Istria