The largest part of Istrian Peninsula belongs to Croatia, a small slice is part of Slovenia and a sliver claims Italy. It offers a fascinating blend of cultures and regional cuisine, representing a unique sample of Mediterranean which makes it perfect for your beach holidays in Croatia. Holiday Package Istrian costs run average about EUR 2500 per person All Inclusive; ideal time to visit is May to October, June, July and August being the peak season months.
Below is the average tour Itinerary of Tour package offered by companies :
Day 1: Pula Arrival City of Istrian Peninsula
Pula is the largest city in Istrian Peninsula situated on the Istrian Coast. Ancient Roman buildings like The Arena of Pula, Gates of Hercules and many more are the main highlights of the city. Also the Picturesque surrounding of its countryside and blue water of Adriatic Sea makes it the perfect Summer holiday destination. Local Restaurant has very large range of Wine selection and cuisine inspired from Mediterranean Countries. Overnight at Pula.
Day 2: Pula – Fazana – Bale – Rovinj
Day 2 of the tour will lead to the beautiful fishing town Fazana. A walk to the small fishing museum, Fazana’s fish market, view of the National Park Brijuni from the wonderful seaside promenade, pause on the terrace of one of the many restaurants for a typical fisherman’s lunch.
Tour continue to the town of Bale situated at a height of 140 meters above sea level for a wine degustation. The Bale is known for discovery of Dinosaur footprints. Afterwards the journey continues to Rovinj town with its narrow medieval streets and warm Mediterranean setting where a guided visit. Dinner and overnight at Rovinj
Day 3: Rovinj – Nova Vas – Porec – Brtonigla
Excursion to Nova Vas where a wine degustation will be held in one of the most famous wineries in Istria. Tour continue to Porec, where besides the guided visit through the city various museums and galleries in old palaces can be visited. Typical Istrian lunch will be served in a delightful restaurant. After lunch Tour will hit the road to Brtonigla. Dinner and overnight at Brtonigla.
Day 4: Brtonigla – Buje – Motovun – Hum – Opatija
In the morning You will visit to Buje Its region is the most famous wine-growing part of Istria with numerous wine cellars and farmhouses (agro tourism) where homemade lunch will be served accompanying various wine sessions.
Afterwards you visit the towns of Motovun and Livade famous for its white truffles which we will taste in a truffle and olive oil session. On the road to Opatija, the pearl of the Kvarner Bay you will visit the smallest town in the world, Hum. Dinner and overnight at Opatija.
Day 5: Opatija – Kvarner Bay – Rabac – Pula
Visit of Opatija, situated below the mountain and Nature Park. Beautiful nature, climate, parks, hotels & old Austrian villas, seaside promenade and beaches attract tourists from Europe and all over the world for more than 160 years. The Opatija Riviera is an elegant string of pearls represented by about ten glamorous localities. Among these pearls are also the shiniest ones – localities that used to attract European aristocracy to Opatija in the past. Lunch in a local restaurant.
Drive through the lovely Kvarner Bay, stop in Rabac, Wonderful surrounding, lovely pebbly beach, pleasant climate and view of Kvarner Bay all attracted holiday-makers and travel writers as early as the mid-19th century when Rabac was just a small fishing village. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Pula area.
Next morning Departure from Pula.