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Holiday in Istria

Sun holidays in Istria

The beautiful Istria is the most western province of Croatia. The province is extremely popular among holidaymakers and is becoming increasingly popular as a holiday destination. And this is not without reason. Go on an adventure and discover the endless coastline with countless beaches, beautiful bays with ‘floating’ boats and cosy restaurants. From the countries in Europe, the province of Istria is easy to reach by car. Not only is it an ideal sun destination, but also the culture lover can indulge himself. Visit the authentic mountain villages, towns or nature parks during your holiday. For this reason, in contrast to the rest of the Croatian coast, the province of Istria is popular all year round.

Luxury holiday homes & apartments in Istria

Poolincluded has a wide selection of luxury holiday homes and apartments in Istria. From luxury detached villas to attractively furnished flats. For example, Villa Adriana is located in the picturesque town of Visnjan, part of the countryside of central Istria, 12 km from the nearest beach and the old town of Porec. In the morning you can walk in peace to the bakery 200 metres away to get your fresh bread. After a sun-drenched day by the private pool, join the great pizzeria to finish off the day with a delicious pizza and perhaps a cold glass of wine. Do you prefer to travel a bit further into the province? Then we recommend the detached holiday home Stancija Cabrunici! Situated on a beautiful estate of 10.000m² in a quiet Istrian village Cabrunici. Surrounded by local farms where you can taste delicious wine and prosciutto. Sounds like a holiday, doesn’t it?

Included in Istria

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What to do in Istria?

Croatia’s westernmost province, Istria, is almost completely surrounded by the sea. In Istria, you will find beautiful beaches, idyllic bays and the most pleasant coastal towns. Besides a wonderful beach holiday, Istria has a lot more to offer. We would like to help you discover the beautiful coastal region.

One of the first things that come to mind is to wander through the old streets of the town of Rovinj. The centre consists of a maze of authentic little streets, colourful houses and romantic terraces. Rovinj is located on a peninsula, so you can combine a city visit with a lovely day at the beach. Tip: visit one of the fresh fish restaurants in the harbour area for the ultimate Croatia experience! Besides the beautiful cities in Istria, it is a pleasure to explore the inland.

Culinary journey through Istria

The cuisine is a mix of continental and Mediterranean dishes. Istria is best known for its fantastic olive oil, which is even among the best in the world. In total, there are more than one and a half million olive trees in the whole province and a bottle of olive oil is more than worth it!

Are you on holiday in Istria during the winter period? Then this is the place to be to look for the world famous truffles. In the area of Buzet and Motovun you can find the most white and black truffles, because it is located in a woody area. And to complete the recipe, the region is also known for its great homemade pasta. Experience the authenticity and taste the most delicious pasta in one of the famous konobas.

The weather in Istria

Istria has a sea climate with many hours of sunshine, which makes it an ideal holiday destination. In general, it is slightly cooler here than in the southern Dalmatia, due to the different winds that bring refreshment from the sea. Rainfall makes the peninsula one of the greenest places in Croatia.

During the summer months, however, there is plenty of sunshine and you can enjoy the great outdoors with temperatures between 25 and 30 degrees. In combination with high humidity, it can feel quite warm. On the coast, there is often a nice breeze, which makes it tolerable.

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