Istria is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Croatia and the Mediterranean. It is known as the “New Tuscany” and “green-blue” region since the beautiful coast and crystal clear blue sea of the Adriatic combines with the abundant greenery of pure nature of Istria’s hinterland. Istria’s diversity attracts its visitors throughout the year. In summer you can relax in the shade of centuries old pines and enjoy refreshing cocktails on beautiful Istrian beaches, whereas spring and autumn are perfect for visiting one of the many popular wellness centres.
Gastronomic specialities in family-owned farms for agrotourists and indigenous wines in wine cellars attract numerous gourmands, while amateur and professional sportsmen are thrilled with plenty of cycling trails Istria’s intertwined with. Explore our offer and plan an Istrian holiday tailored to your requirements.
The best time to visit Istria is in the period from April – October period. Highest temperatures in hot summer months (July and August) can reach over 38⁰C, while the water at the same time reaches a comfortable 26⁰C.
Istrian penninsula has a pleasant Mediterranean climate with mild winters and dry and warm summers with an average of 2400 hours of sunshine per year.Owing to the longest insolation with a daily average of 10 hours on the Istrian coast and tourist resorts, it has plenty of clear days throughout the summer.
The water along the Istrian seasides is preserved and clean, while the swimming season lasts from May to October with the hottest months being July and August. It’s also the time when the gentle maestral, a sea breeze that blows from the sea towards the land, brings refreshment on the shore.
The climate along the coast slowly changes into continental as you move towards the Istrian hinterland which is favorable for plenty of outdoor experiences.