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Istria Tour2021-05-07T08:43:50+00:00

ZAGREB – ISTRIA DAY TOUR

Istria private day Tour – charming Rovinj, Pula amphitheatre, Hum the smallest city

Easy booking and cancellation!

Istria day tour from Zagreb

Istria Tour includes a wander around Istria region, also known as “original Tuscany”, between three stunning cities: Pula, Rovinj and Poreč. The Roman amphitheater in Pula will take you back in history, Poreč is a mixture of architectural styles with the UNESCO Euphrasian basilica and Rovinj – Pearl of Adriatic coast and a view of the city that will not be erased from your memory.

HIGHLIGHTS:
fully private tour
departure every day
city sightseeing with Arena amphitheater
Poreč city sightseeing
Rovinj city sightseeing

Istria Tour includes:

  • free pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  • private air conditioned transportation by car or minivan
  • private English speaking licensed tour guide
  • Wi-Fi during the tour
  • Poreč city sightseeing
  • Rovinj city sightseeing
  • Pula city sightseeing
  • easy cancelation
  • duration 10 hours

Optional:

  • You can “replace” destinations – you can choose your own 3 locations in Istria (Hum, Motovun…)
  • Wine tasting in a local Istrian winery
  • Truffle tasting or “hunting”
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Gratuities

Istria Tour itinerary

Istria experience starts in Zagreb when our guide picks you up at your accommodation. The drive from Zagreb to Pula is approximately 3 hours so we always recommend an early start for this tour. So, our first stop is the city of Pula.

PULA – the biggest city and the center of the Istrian peninsula. The earliest mentioning of the city was in the 10 century BC when it was founded by an ancient tribe. The city was well known by the Greek travelers and sailors so it was also included in some Greek myths. The Romans have made the city strong in the 1st century and you will explore with us the vivid remains of that era. It is well known for the roman architecture and the most famous of them is Arena, one of the best preserved amphitheaters in the world, the several gates to the city ( Arch of the Sergii, gate of Hercules…) or the Temple of Augustus.

After a 45 minute drive you arrive at ROVINJ. The city was also founded by the Istrian tribes. It was built on a small island close to the mainland and in the 18th was connected to it. It was ruled for 5 centuries by the Venice so both Italian and Croatian language are official in the city. During this period the walls were built around the city and the remains are seen even today. Rovinj is a real gem and adored by tourists because in reality on every step you take you are forced to take another photo.

Another 45 minute drive and we are in POREČ – the old town almost 2000 years old is most famous for its Euphrasian basilica, which is from 1997. on the UNESCO world heritage list. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Istria. You can still notice the roman influence and the architecture in the city. You will walk the main streets, still preserved in its original form.

We have 3 more hours to return to Zagreb in the late evening.

Prices for private Istria day tour:

TRAVELERSGROUPPERSON
1310 €310 €
2340 €170 €
3360 €120 €
4370 €93 €
5400 €80 €
6420 €70 €
7440 €63 €
8460 €58 €

Istria Tour places

Pula

Pula or Pola is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia and the eighth largest city in the country, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 57,460 in 2011. It is known for its multitude of ancient Roman buildings, the most famous of which is the Pula Arena, one of the best preserved Roman amphitheaters, and its beautiful sea. The city has a long tradition of wine making, fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. It has also been Istria’s administrative center since ancient Roman times.

Rovinj

Rovinj/Rovigno is a city in Croatia situated on the north Adriatic Sea with a population of 14,294 (2011). Located on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, it is a popular tourist resort and an active fishing port. Istriot, a Romance language once widely spoken in this part of Istria, is still spoken by some of the residents. The town is officially bilingual, Italian and Croatian, hence both town names are official and equal.
Poreč/Parenzo (Latin: Parens or Parentium) is a town and municipality on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, in Istria County, Croatia. Its major landmark is the 6th-century Euphrasian Basilica, which in 1997 was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[3]

Poreč

The town of Poreč/Parenzo is almost 2,000 years old, and is set around a harbor protected from the sea by the small island of Sveti Nikola/San Nicola (Saint Nicholas). The town’s population of approximately 12,000 resides mostly on the outskirts, while the wider Poreč/Parenzo area has a population of approximately 17,000 inhabitants. The municipal area covers 142 square kilometers (55 sq mi), with the 37 kilometers (23 miles) long shoreline stretching from the Mirna River near Novigrad/Cittanova to Funtana and Vrsar/Orsera in the south. Ever since the 1970s, the coast of Poreč/Parenzo and neighboring Rovinj has been the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.

Tour route: Zagreb – Poreč – Rovinj – Pula

TOUR REQUEST:

    Can we take Opatija and Rijeka Tour from Zagreb during Covid 19?2021-04-23T14:26:29+00:00

    Opatija and Rijeka Tour runs all year round. In the times of Covid-19 we only run private tours to limit unnecessary contacts between the travelers. We are extremely careful and all our vehicles are cleaned and disinfected after each tour.

    Can I stay in Istria after the Istria Tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:17:37+00:00

    Yes, you can end Istria day tour from Zagreb anywhere that suits you best. Kindly let us know in advance so we can plan your itinerary accordingly.

    What’s the best way to visit the town of Hum in Istria?2021-04-23T14:16:53+00:00

    Our Istria Tour from Zagreb includes 3 destinations in Istria – one of them can be Hum. Our clients are very much satisfied with Hum and they often change our Istria Tour and choose Hum over Poreč.

    What are the top attractions to visit in Istria?2021-04-23T14:16:14+00:00

    Istria Day tour takes you to the most beautiful attractions in Istria. Usually we recommend cities like: Pula, Rovinj, Poreč, Hum, Motovun… We can customize the tour to add any desired attraction.

    Can we end the Istria day tour from Zagreb at Zagreb airport?2021-04-23T14:15:38+00:00

    Yes, no problem. The guide can leave you at any location of your choice.

    Which entrance fees do I need for Istria Tour?2021-04-23T14:14:50+00:00

    That depends on the cities you choose to visit on the Istria Day Tour. We usually recommend a visit to Poreč, Rovinj & Pula. That would include entrance fees for

    • Euphrasian basilica in Poreč
    • Arena, roman amphitheater in Pula
    Are the entrance fees included in the total price of Istria Tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:14:09+00:00

    Our company policy is not to include entrance fees. The reason is that people sometimes decide not to enter a certain destination/attraction and it’s not possible to get a refund. That’s why we organize everything on the day of the tour.

    Can I get a refund for my Istria tour if I cancel it?2021-04-23T14:13:22+00:00

    Yes, you can get a refund if you decide not to take the tour without any penalties. We would like to ask you that you try to do it at least a day earlier if possible.

    When should I book Istria tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:12:35+00:00

    Even though we like our reservations in advance so we can make our plans, we are very flexible with all our reservations, so you can even book the Istria Tour one day in advance.

    Can I go swimming on the Istria Tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:11:47+00:00

    In the summer months the Adriatic sea is perfect for a swim. If you like we can customize the itinerary so you can take a swim.

    What is included in the Istria Tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:11:11+00:00

    The Istria day tour from Zagreb includes:

    • private car transfer
    • private guide
    • 3 cities of your choice in Istria
    What is the duration of Istria Tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:10:31+00:00

    The duration of Istria Tour from Zagreb is not fully determined. Why so? It’s because we try to customize the tour to each traveler. Usually, our tour lasts for 12 – 14 hours. That gives you enough time to see any of the 3 destinations you choose and a lunch break at the city of your choice. We hate to rush and we give our clients enough time to rest and to make those memorable photos.

    Does Istria Tour from Zagreb run in the time of Covid-19?2021-04-23T14:09:59+00:00

    Istria Day Tour from Zagreb runs all year round. In the times of Covid-19 we only run private tours to limit unnecessary contacts between the travelers. We are extremely careful and all our vehicles are cleaned and disinfected after each tour.

    What is the price of the Istria Tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:09:19+00:00

    The price of the Istria Tour from Zagreb depends on the number of travelers and goes from 58 EUR/per person. Important notice is that Istria tour from Zagreb is free for children and babies.

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