Heatwaves across Europe are relentless and there is no better place to escape it than to come to Istria and visit it’s many incredible beaches that offer clear sea, pure nature, best facilities and entertainment options.
Island beach life
Less than half a kilometer from the mainland in Poreč lies Sveti Nikola Island. This little island is a superb place to escape the summer crowds in town. Valamar Isabella Island Resort is located here and is reached from the Poreč ‘s historic centre in five minutes by boat. Surround yourself with lush Mediterranean greenery, pine forest, manicured gardens, choice of beaches and spectacular views of the sea.
Apart from its well-developed coastline and crystal clean sea, Brijuni National Park diverse undersea world with attractive flora and fauna hides numerous protected species. The undersea world of the Brijuni National Park offers the possibility for autonomous diving by organized diving groups guidance. The underwater trail in Verige Bay on the southern side of Veli Brijun offers a unique experience of visiting natural and archaeological sites of the exceptionally rich and well preserved marine world of Brijuni National Park.
Baredine Cave is the first speleological site in Istria adapted for tourists, and has been attracting visitors since 1995. Situated near the place Nova Vas, in the vicinity of the towns Poreč, Višnjan and Tar-Torre it is easily accessible and open to visitors every day of the week. Make sure to visit the Traktor story near the Baredine cave that showcases the ethno story dedicated to agriculture.
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