Find the best place to stay — Istria County

Where to stay around Istria County?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 24,702 holiday lettings near Istria County. From 16,399 apartments to 4,977 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Istria County is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Istria County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Istria County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pula: 11,983 holiday homes
  • Rovinj: 9,107 holiday homes
  • Poreč: 7,436 holiday homes
  • Stinjan: 11,049 holiday homes
  • Medulin: 10,634 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Istria County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Istria County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Istria County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Pula: 11,983 holiday lettings
  • Rovinj: 9,107 holiday lettings
  • Poreč: 7,436 holiday lettings
  • Stinjan: 11,049 holiday lettings
  • Medulin: 10,634 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Istria County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Istria County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rovinj Harbour: 14,778 holiday rentals
  • Porec Marina: 10,600 holiday rentals
  • Punta Verudela Beach: 13,428 holiday rentals
  • Pula Arena: 15,428 holiday rentals
  • Northern Tower: 10,583 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Istria County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Istria, Croatia your home away from home

Istria is the peninsula of Croatia which boarders Slovenia and shares a maritime boarder with Italy. Self catering apartments in Istria are always in great demand as this is the most popular tourist destination in Croatia.

Thing to do on holiday in Istria, Croatia

A holiday rental in Istria places you squarely in the gastronomic heartland of Croatia, where indulging in the fresh seafood, white truffles and local white wines will certainly become a main feature of your stay in an Istria apartment or villa.

Istria is made of lush rolling hills adorned with productive vineyards and scattered with charming, ancient medieval villages, which makes touring the countryside by car, foot or bicycle a real pleasure from a holiday villa in Istria. There are a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites to be discovered, like the Roman amphitheatre, preserved mummies and traditional fishing ports.

Although the interior has a huge amount to offer, it is the beaches around the 430km coastline which draw most people to Istria villas. The coast provides endless entertainment through swimming, sailing and a variety of water sports.

Places to holiday in Istria, Croatia

Umag is a hugely popular destination to take a holiday villa in Istria, boasting 20km of Riviera. The resort is based around the attractive, ancient city of Umag, whose narrow cobbled streets are filled with charming restaurants and traditional pubs. This is the location of the Croatian Tennis Open, so sporting facilities are top class. The coastline is dotted with small secluded cove beaches with Istria accommodation on the shores.

Porec is the most popular resort in Istria, regularly voted Croatia’s best resort. The old town is over 2,000 years old, and despite the popularity of the region, it never seems to get crowded or uncomfortable. There are numerous historical sites of huge importance to Istria, and tours of the Euphrasian Basilica with the beautiful golden mosaics are a great way to spend an afternoon from an Istria holiday apartment. The main tourist areas however are outside of the town. The bays of Zelena, Laguna and Plava are like villages, with luxury villas, shopping facilities and sports centers.

Weather in Istria, Croatia

The average temperature in January, the coldest month, is a relatively mild 5°C. Summers make lounging on the beaches a real pleasure, averaging around 23°C in July. Sea temperatures make swimming in the sea very pleasant, averaging over 20°C from June until the middle of September.

Travel to Istria, Croatia

Ryanair fly regular cheap flights to Pula Airport, which is just a few miles from the villas and holiday apartments on the Istria peninsula.


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