Becoming one of the most desirable places for tourist stays and vacations, Novigrad has managed to preserve its irresistible charm of a quiet Mediterranean fishing town.
Novigrad – a town full of historical sights, rich cultural heritage, preserved natural beauty, but also top gastronomic delicacies and other attributes that will make your stay in the town more than just pleasant. These are some of the things you might want to do or see in Novigrad.
Historical sights and cultural heritage
Novigrad old town is located on a small island which was in the 18th century connected to the mainland, while well-preserved city walls dating back to the early middle ages are one of the most beautiful tourist attractions of this place.
The detached bell tower of the parish church of St. Pelagius and St. Maxim from 1883 is the main motif of the city of Novigrad visible instantly when approaching the old town.
Beaches and other activities
One of the most popular beaches in Novigrad is Karpinjan beach located only 1 km from the centre and it can be reached by foot. The beach stretches for 500 meters and is equipped with showers, toilet, and supporting facilities: tennis courts, basketball, soccer and volleyball courts.
Day trips and fun activities
Novigrad is also perfect for day trips to nearby towns such as Rovinj, Umag or Poreč, as well as for visiting Istrian inland where you can spend the day at the vineyard or trying out gastronomic delicacies in the quiet town of Brtonigla.
If you prefer active holidays, going on a day boat trip or renting a bike is also one of the fun activities you can experience during your stay in Novigrad. By boat you can even reach one of Croatia’s national parks – Brijuni national park. Visit to aquapark Istrialand, located only 10 kilometers from Novigrad, is one of the most exciting activities for families with children.
Quality without compromise is the culinary motto of the Western Istria region ensuring high-quality food and service in all of its restaurants. You will be delighted by the taverns offering delicious traditional delicacies such as pasta with truffles, seafood on buzara, maništra, and others.