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Ronchi Airport at Trieste


Destination: Croatia

Croatia is a new hotspot for holidaymakers, and Istria one of its highlights. Try flying into Trieste, Italy and enjoy 4 countries in 1 day on your trip into Croatia!

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Rovinj, as seen through a nice, chilled glass of Malvazija

Croatia - a foodie's guide to Istria

Destination: Istria

Want to eat and drink your way around Croatia? Then here's where you should go

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Northern Croatia has it all

Destination: Istria

The sea is crystal clear, the scenery beautiful and the food fantastic - Tina Walsh reckons Croatia's northern coast is a step better than the Med

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Rovinj, Istria: so much to see and do, yet very chilled out

Destination: Rovinj

The pretty coastal town of Rovinj in Istria is such a chilled out place with cycling and easy boat travel. Hotel Park is in a superb location between the old town and Punte Corrente forest park

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Trieste's Canal Grande

Resort hopping around Croatia's Istrian peninsula

by rfield

Destination: Pula

If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...

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Hebridean Spirit at sea

High tea on the Med: cruising as it used to be

Destination: Rab

For gentle pleasures and old-school glamour, sign yourself up for a Hebridean cruise to Italy and the Balkans

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White Truffle Pasta and Piquentum Malvazija at Vrh

Inland Istria: Green & Pleasant Land of Croatia

Destination: Croatia

There's much more to Istria than the Adriatic: shimmering blue seas, gleaming yachts and glitzy hotels. Look inland to uncover Green Istria, away from the tourist traps, crowds and campsites.

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The 'Istrian village' and swimming pool at the Sol Garden Istra hotel, Umag

Umag: Croatia's top spot for sports

Destination: Umag

There's more to Croatia's Istrian peninsula than a beautiful coastline - in the small town of Umag, you also get top-notch tennis facilities and a range of other sporting activities

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