The Istrian peninsula is blessed with a unique combination of coastal and continental natural beauty – deep caves and canals, untouched beaches, dense woods and massive mountainous complexes that leave no one indifferent.

When you arrive in Istria you are bound to be impressed first by its beautiful, vivid and diverse nature. But your first impression is just a part of the beauty of Istrian nature. This piece of the Earth’s land contains more than 30 protected segments of nature and it is hard to decide which one of them is worth seeing first.

The mild Mediterranean climate, fertile ground and a booming vegetation have turned Istrian into a natural beauty that was recognized even by National Geographic, the world leader in geographical an cartographic journalism, which put Istria at its list of 10 of the world’s best destinations. You can reach the numerous Istrian attractions on foot or by bicycle, after which all that is left to do is enjoy nature and embrace the positive energy that only unspoiled nature can give you.

The best natural attractions in Istria

Istria is an outstanding place for you to return to nature. If you want to return your life to a symbiosis with something larger than human life, we recommend that you visit one of these places:

  • National Park Brijuni

  • Nature Park Učka

  • ornithology center Palud

  • Nature Park Škarline

  • Wood Park Zlatni rt – Punta Corrente

  • Motovun woods

  • the bay of Lim

  • the Rovinj islands

  • cape Kamenjak

  • Pazin pit

  • cave Baredine

  • Pincin pit

  • cave Feštinsko kraljevstvo

  • cave Mramornica