White truffle of Istria is an internationally recognized delicacy and an integral part of gourmet cuisine.
Truffle is strong-smelling underground fungus that resembles an irregular, rough-skinned potato, growing chiefly in broadleaved woodland on calcareous soils. It is one of the rarest delicacies in the world. You guessed it right, Istria is also famous for truffles of the highest quality and especially white truffles. … read more
World-known early Christian Euphrasian Basilica in Porec city is a unique sample of the Byzantine art. Basilica was built in the middle of 6th century on the stony foundation of the earlier St. Mavr church, which was built in the beginning of the 4th century.
Umag is the westernmost resort town of Istria and Croatia. Umag is called “the Croatian gate into Europe” for its close proximity to Italy and Slovenia.
Rest in Umag can be pleasantly combined with excursions to the European towns of Venice, Triest and Ljubljana. The distance between Umag (Croatia) to Venice (Italy) is 210 km, to Triest (Italy) it is 49 km, to Ljubljana (the capital of Slovenia) it is 133 km.
Porec is a famous resort on the western Istria coast.
The population of the city is 8000 people, but it is well-known with both its various attractions and famousEuphrasian Basilica, built in the 5th century, put into the Word Heritage List of UNESCO, and the biggest hotels on Adriatic Sea coast.
Beaches of Istria peninsula formed of picturesque coastline, bays and coves. There are rocky and pebbly beaches. Beaches of Istria peninsula have 44 beaches which are awarded the Blue Flag. Beaches of Istria peninsula are famous for their hotels, variety of services and facilities