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Istria Terra Magica

Istria facts

Istria (Croatian and Slovenian Istra, Italian Istria) is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner.

The region lies mostly in Istria county of western Croatia. Important towns in Croatian Istria include Pula (Pola), Porec (Parenzo), Rovinj (Rovigno),










The larger geographical features of Istria include the Ucka mountain range (Monte Maggiore) in the east, the rivers Dragonja, Mirna, Pazincica and Raša, and the Lim bay.

Famous people like Dante, Jules Verne, James Joyce and Robert Koch worked, wrote, visited or were simply told about 'Terra Magica'.

Istria is the area with the best accommodation capacities, having 1 to 5-stars hotels and apartments with a rich offer for what concerns sport,











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Pazin (Pisino), Labin (Albona), Motovun (Montona), Buzet (Pinguente) and Buje (Buie), as well as smaller towns of Višnjan (Visignano), Roc (Rozzo), and Hum (Colmo). A small slice in the north, including the coastal towns of Piran (Pirano), Portorož (Portorose) and Koper (Capodistria) lies in Slovenia, and a tiny region encompassing  the town of Muggia (Slovenian Milje) belongs to Italy.
Recreation, catering and entertaining facilities. Within the tourist complexes you can find sport grounds for football, tennis, basketball, volleyball, mini-golf, athletics. Apart from this, numerous hotels have their own fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and a massage parlor. For all those who are  not in the mood for exploring the rich gastronomic and entertainment offer of the surrounding.
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