Istria offers camping at its best - imagine the peninsula in shades of blue and green, embraced from three sides with a crystal clear sea. The location of Istria, adjacent to Slovenia and its closeness to Italy makes it the closest Croatian camping destination for our European visitors. Istria offers beautiful beaches, a hinterland which contains a rich cultural heritage, hilltop medieval forts, olive and wine roads, superb gastronomic offer.
CAMPING IN ISTRIA - BEST CAMPSITES
Istrian coast length: 445,1 km, sea temperature during summer season: 23-24°C, average summer temperature: 23°C. Pine woods and evergreen underbrush cover 35% of the peninsula, thus during the summer months campsites have excellent shade. Mild Mediterranean climate: warm, dry summers, mild and pleasant winters.
The Istrian sea is the warmest in Europe. The prevailing neat, paved and safe beaches have pine shade in the back and numerous attractions, including areas for children, the elderly and the disabled. As many as 50 Istrian beaches own the Blue Flag symbol, and frequent measurements continually monitor the sea quality. Seclusion enthusiasts shall enjoy the rocky and pebbly coves and beaches of numerous little islets.
Istria is renowned for its traditional dishes made from fresh seafood, caught the same day in the rich Istrian waters, or from home-made supplies coming from the Istrian inland. Surely among the most famous delicacies is the magnificent aphrodisiac truffle, while home-made Istrian ham and wild asparagus are not far behind... Istrian wines are recognized worldwide, and especially renowned are the Istrian malvasia and teran - you may taste them when touring one of the six Istrian wine roads, with almost 70 wine cellars. Don’t forget the olive roads, as well!
Water sports, snorkelling, windsurfing, paragliding, cycling (2,600 kilometres of cycling trails), tennis (430 courts), golf, volleyball, beach volleyball, fivea-side football, horseback riding, sport climbing, hang-gliding, caving, hiking - there is enough to satisfy even the most adventurous visitor!