Holiday homes Istria, great seaside experiences and an adrenaline rush

Istria is a large peninsula at the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, with beaches that are true wonders of nature. If you close your eyes just for a second and try to imagine an azure sea, a sun that is at its zenith, a light breeze that touches your face and a great beach to lay on with a nice refreshing drink in your hand...well, you'll see that a holiday in Istria is what turns this all into reality. To add a little romance to it, you can just sprawl on a white rock in one of the many hidden coves here, or you can take a nice walk among the pine-trees to be found here...the Mediterranean air will set the mood for any kind of holiday in Istria you wish for.

Events portraying Istrian history
Spend some unforgettable moments with participating in various events that revive the history of the place and set up for a great family holiday in Istria. Visit the Roman archaeological site in Vižula from a holiday home in Istria, dating from the year 326, or maybe the Spacio in Rovinj. For even more fun take a ride in batana boat and listen to bitinade which is a sort of karaoke, or take part in a trial in the medieval Svetvinčenat, the place where Mara Radolovich awaits for her faith. You can even dance at a baroque ball among noblemen and women of Poreč and to keep it interesting, the Lighthouse of love in Savudrija can have you participating in the romantic legend of Count Metternich and his Savudrian girlfriend. Be a free spirit of the 20th century and past times in the Old Town of Buzet or maybe become a miner for a day in Labin. To all this you can add the great food and wine, so an evening at a restaurant after a day of taking part in events and activities will be a perfect closure.

A summer in Istria
Istria is one of the most popular touristic areas in Croatia, so you shouldn't wait too long to book one of Bungalow.Net's holiday homes in Istria for the summer. Among the beaches and the clear blue water here, there's quite a number of activities you can enjoy in various places offering top entertainment full of adrenaline. Visit Aquapark Istralandia or drive in a Parenzana Train, explore the underwater world in a semi - submarine. You can even take a trip back in the times of the dinosaurs. Aquapark Istralandia has the largest artificial waves swimming pool in this part of the Old Continent, so surfing, swimming or floating on some air inflatables is part of the fun here. Adrenalin Park in Umag-Umago offers several colored routes, hanging trails in the woods that test everyone's borderlines. The zip line over the Pazin Cave is also an adrenaline rush, as well as a game of paintball in a natural setting in Istria. Gather your courage and set off on a new adventure!

Apartments in Istria

You can fill the cultural holiday from the holiday apartments in Istria as you want. Look around in the countryside as in Vodnjan and Fazana and experience the traditional crafts. You can also opt for a walk through one of the towns such as Pula. A walk will lead you along old and historic buildings such as the famous Temple of Augustus ie the Forum. Visit the Amphitheatre, the gladiator fights were held here and now it hosts pop concerts. The historic center in Venetian style is cozy with nice terraces. Not far from Pula are beautiful towns like Medulin, Pomer and Premantura, you will come along as you drive to the Kamenjak national park. Visit the farmhouse in Pazin, a citadel from the 9th century. You can look from here in the 120 meter deep Folba gorge.

The active holiday in Istria is bustling with activities

You will find several activities from the apartments in Istria. For example, a cycling holiday is a fun way to get rid of your energy in Croatia. You can rent both touring bikes and mountain bikes. The nature trails are fairly well signposted, take into account the natural difference in height. The sports and wine lovers may even choose a wine route on the bike. The wine routes by car or motorcycle are also quite attractive along vineyards and picnic areas and how about an organized wine tour by bus? At Vodnjan and the town of Bale remains of dinosaurs have been found. See for yourself during a pleasant holiday in Croatia.

The beach holiday in Croatia is a fantastic holiday

Istria is a popular Croatian tourist destination. From the apartments in Istria, a beach is within easy reach. The water is clear and the beaches are clean on the Croatian coast. Combined with the mountains in the background it provides wonderful opportunities for diving, snorkeling, beach activities, fishing and swimming as well as hiking and mountain biking. By boat you can explore the beach of Sv Katarina or Crveni Otok, at the latter location a huge amount of flowers  prosper and grow in the interior. At Banjole you will find beautiful beaches and bays, they form a beautiful setting for activities such as swimming and sailing, cycling and walking. At Baska you will find a famous and clean sandy beach, it is almost the longest on the Adriatic Sea.

Villas from Bungalow.Net in Istria

Discover the Croatian culture from the villas in Istria. Hum is the smallest town in the world with city rights, here the burial church of Hieronymus still can be visited. The frescoes are very special in the church, the interior is a fine example of lavish baroque. The culinary culture of Istria is characterized by Italian influences. There is plenty of light food with spices and of course the truffles. The town of Porec is fun to discover during a walk. You will find here special architecture with Romanesque architecture and Venetian Gothic palaces. The harbor is nice to visit if you want to soak up the maritime atmosphere. Discover Bakar with its freshwater springs in nature, the Frankopan castle and the nearby fishing village or the versatile municipal museum with tombstones and sculptures. Look around and have fun.

An active holiday in Croatia bubbles with activity

From the villas in Istria you really must see Brijuni. The parks are beautiful with unique flora and centuries-old trees. There is a zoo and safari park, the bird park is very soothing. You can visit a Roman villa from the 1st century. Explore the fortress tower on the harbor from the 12th century. Tito has strongly influenced the development of Brijuni and still influences it in memoria, visit the museum on the subject. The forests of Motovun are beautiful as well as the nature reserve at Kamenjak or Palud reserve. You can visit various things in Croatia. The golf course in Veli Brijuni is well maintained and very relaxing for lovers. A beach holiday, water sports recreation or a city walk, it's all even fun for young and old.

Croatia and Istria are unique vacation destinations

From the most beautiful villas in Istria you can embark upon trips full of culture and nature. The beach holiday is special because of the large and wide range of coast. At Vsrar you will find a special green coastline. The relatively peaceful interior is a pleasant contrast to the bustle of the coast, which prevails especially during peak season. Istria is now one of the most popular destinations for international beach tourism on the Adriatic coast. Discover the Lim canal nature reserve, the famous fish, oysters and mussels are bred here. Often these farms are open to visitors. The Croatian coastline is unique because of its green islands, coves and bays with clean beaches, often pebble beaches. You will not be bored in Croatia for a moment. With one of Bungalow.Net's last minute holiday homes in Istria, there's no reason to put your holiday plans on hold. Book now!
Appartement Aurora 1 4 Persons
1 week 30 Nov until 07 Dec '15 € 212
Aurora Apartments are situated in a beautiful apartment complex in the small fishing village of Liznjian. This village lies on the coast and has a magnificent view of the sea with its large and small islands. Aurora Apartments are located in a peaceful part of...
Appartement Aurora 2 4 Persons
1 week 30 Nov until 07 Dec '15 € 212
The Aurora Apartments are situated in a beautiful apartment complex in the small fishing village of Liznjian. This village lies on the coast and has a magnificent view of the sea with its large and small islands. The Aurora Apartments are located in a peaceful...
Three Stone Houses 20 Persons
1 week 05 until 12 Dec '15 € 1843
Welcome to this small village, situated in the middle of South Istria, near the small towns of Barban (on the east) and Svetvinčenat (on the west). Although the village is only 22 km from the largest Istrian town (Pula), it still retains its old-fashioned char...
Wine stories 10 Persons
1 week 07 until 14 May '16 € 654
In September and October, free wine tasting for all guests. This house is situated among the green hills of the eastern shore of the Istrian peninsula. It is nestled in a quiet area, just 7 km from the seaside. In addition to the peace and quiet here you will ...
Maja 4 Persons
1 week 05 until 12 Dec '15 € 279
These vacation homes are located in Krnica, a small village on the eastern coast of Istria, 22 km from Pula. Situated 195 meters above sea level, they are surrounded by beautiful forests, pastures and vineyards. Krnica is the only village in Istria with its ow...
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