Istria is a beautifully heart-shaped peninsula in the north corner of Croatia which offers some fantastic adventures and exciting experiences such as their gourmet gastronomy, breathtaking beaches, decadent wineries and olive oil tasting in its stunning countryside. With many different points to see and the advantage of having a yacht to cover ground, you can easily navigate through Istria to get the most out of your experience here.
Starting in Novigrad, you will be delighted by this quaint town in north. Posh, Novigrad stands out for its beauty and pebbled beaches. The marina of Novigrad is a delight, where you can pass the day on the terrace of its many bars and restaurants.
Cruise over to Motovun, which is located on top of a steep hill and a staircase of over a 1000 steps and has just about 500 inhabitants. A quaint medieval town that is circulated by a walkable wall, you can view the lush forests and vineyards from this towering town. A perfect location to watch the sunrise, you can take in the silence and beauty of this lesser known gem.
The true gem of Istria is Vrsar; a delightful little fishermen’s village located between Pula and Rovinj. With over 2,000 years of historical heritage, there is many biking and hiking trails for those that are seeking adventure.
Vodnjan, is defined by it’s old town, where you can visually see the different periods in where you can find influences of its Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque past. Vodnjan is also well known for the olive oil tasting from the local olive tree groves. Navigating over to the other delightful spots such as the artistic mecca of Labin, the historical town of Pula, or Rabač, where you will find the most breathtaking pebbled beaches and crystal clear water, perfect for a day of water sports. Navigate over to the southernmost tip of Istria, where you’ll find Kamenjak National Park, the perfect spot of secluded beaches and untouched natural wonder.
Head back on board to delight in the the pure relaxation and enjoyment of having your private accomodation and upscale service by your crew members. There is much to love, see and do in Istria. With a strong historical significance and the beauty of its surrounding coastline, you can be sure you chose the perfect itinerary for your yacht charter holiday.