Villas with pool in Central Istria

Central Istria is full of villages that hide beautiful villas with swimming pool and holiday homes that are surrounded by beautiful nature, far from the city noice and yet within half an hour's drive to the first beaches. Nearby you can find adrenaline parks, animal farms, bike routes and much more. Book your holiday home in Istria and experience all its charms.

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What you can expect from Central Istria

If you’re looking for a real getaway in a place of untouched nature, spectacular gastronomy and countless historical landmarks, Central Istria will be the perfect spot for your next holiday. This part of the Istrian peninsula is known for medieval towns, vineyards and olive groves, truffle “hunting”, and incredible landscapes, because of which some call it the Croatian Tuscany. Because of its rich offer, it is an ideal place to visit not just during summer months, but all year round.

Pazin is the region's largest city, where you can visit its castle situated on a 100 meter cliff, as well as the Pazin cave and the thrilling zip-line that goes right above it. Other prominent spots in Central Istria is Motovun, the ancient hilltop town with amazing views of the Mirna river valley, the source of delicious Istrian truffles.

While here, you may also want to visit Hum, the smallest city in the world, with around 30 permanent inhabitants. Its architecture dates back all the way to the 11th century, and is one of the most popular places to visit in Istria. Not very far from Hum you’ll find Grožnjan, another medieval hilltop town, best known for dozens of galleries from local artists, and some breathtaking views of the valley and the nearby Adriatic coast.

While exploring these landmarks of Central Istria, you’ll also get a chance to enjoy some spectacular food and wines. Istrian cuisine is unique and features some delicious ingredients such as homemade pasta, white and black truffles, fresh seafood and the endemic Boškarin kettle. This region of Croatia also produces some of the world’s best wines, so make sure to pair your Istrian delicacies with local wine varieties of Malvazija and Teran.

All in all, visiting Central Istria is an experience you don’t want to miss!

What you can expect from the holiday villas in Central Istria

Tourism has always been very prominent in Central Istria, so the capacities are perhaps on the highest levels in the country. The region is best known for the luxurious rustic villas which provide an elevated authentic experience of this unforgettable destination. Some of their key features:

  • Something for every taste - mixture of luxurious rustic villas, modern architecture and traditional houses
  • Situated in small and quiet villages around the region, near some of the main landmarks
  • Capacities for up to 14 people, ideal for big families and groups of friends
  • Well kept outdoor areas with private pools
  • Pet friendly options

Check out our offer of luxury villas in Central Istria and start planning your vacation now!