Medieval hilltop towns, rolling hills, craggy coastline and white truffles; Istria is Croatia's best kept secret.
The peninsula of Istria combines the best of Croatia's inland landscapes with the famous crystalline waters of the Adriatic Sea. Located just south of the Italian city of Trieste, Istria has Italian flair, yet is still quintessentially Croatian. The wonderful Istrian coastline provides excellent fish and seafood, while inland the white truffle reigns supreme. Istria has also developed quite a reputation when it comes to wine and olive oil, making it a great destination for serious foodies and wine connoisseurs. Istria's diverse landscape makes it easy to put together a varied travel itinerary. Whether you are looking for small, quaint villages and rolling hills, forested mountains and hilltop towns, or a seaside retreat, Istria can satisfy.