Istria is Croatia’s northern coastal region with strong ties and influence from Italy having helped shape the culture, cuisine, architecture and even dialect. Rovinj is a charming town located on a picturesque peninsula jutting out into the Adriatic and also happens to be Istria’s star attraction. Apart from its’ delicious gastronomy, beautiful scenery and romantic architecture, Rovinj is the perfect hub to explore all of Istria from. The entire region is famous for award winning wines, olive oil and famous Istrian truffles. Hilltop towns such as Motovun and Grožnjan look like settings from a fairytale while the amphitheater in Pula has the ability to transport us back to the ancient Roman times in one afternoon. From exclusive luxury villas to charming family-run B&B’s, Istria also has some of the best accommodation options in Croatia, completing all of the necessary requirements for an ideal holiday destination.