Croatia - Istria (PDF Chapter)
This is the Istria chapter from Lonely Planet’s Croatia guidebook.
Istria’s madly popular coast gets flooded with Central European tourists in summer, but you can still feel alone and undisturbed in the peninsula’s interior, even in mid-August. With acclaimed gastronomy and historical charm, it’s a little slice of heaven.
- admire the mosaics of Euphrasian Basilica, Poreč’s top temple
- search for the elusive truffle in the forests around Buzet
- getting the perfect holiday snap of west-coast gem Rovinj’s old town
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Istria’s West Coast, Pula, Cape Kamenjak, Brijuni Islands, Vodnjan, Bale, Rovinj, Crveni Otok & Sveta Katarina, Limska Draga Fjord, Poreč, Umag, Central & Eastern Istria, Momjan, Grožnjan, Motovun, Buzet, Roč, Hum, Pazin, Gračišće, Svetvinčenat and Labin & Rabac.