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IN A NUTSHELL

Visiting Istria with Kids

Close to Italy, Slovenia, and Austria you will find Croatia’s largest peninsula – Istria. Istria is an ideal family friendly destination with amazing offers including family friendly accommodation, attractions and activities. An idyllic place to visit filled with wanders of gardens and coastal blue seas. Istria will make for a perfect trip with the kids.

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FAMILY FUN IN ISTRIA

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These top 5 family attractions will surely make a hit.

Family beaches not to miss out on:

LOCATION

Where should a family stay?

Family friendly areas in Istria:

Poreč, Umag, Rovinj and Pula are the best family-friendly areas you will find.

Top family friendly hotels:

Family Hotel Amarin

Park Plaza Histria & Arena

Hotel Molindrio Plava Laguna

Hotel Materada

Park Resort

Valamar Parentino Hotel

Valamar Girandella Maro Resort

Hotel Sol Garden Istra  

family visiting Istria with kids
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Activities for older kids

Keeping the older kids happy, entertained, and reducing the amount of times they ask for a screen or complain about being bored.

Zip line in Istria adventure park
Brijuni Park in Istria
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Parks & Playgrounds

In central Istria you will find agricultural farms with domestic animals.

Agritourism Dol

Agritourism Dušani

Agritourism Ograde

Agritourism Pod Čeripnjon

Agritourism Stara štala

Agritourism Stari kostanj

Agritourism Tikel 

Other Parks:

Glavani Park – An adventure park

Istrian Fantasy Forest – An enchanted forest with tree houses, serving as great fun for the kids.

Sanc Michael Medieval Theme Park – The kids will love it here. Kids can play archery, hunt witches, see dragons, ride ponies and play with water balloons. You can also have lunch here.

Cape Kamenjak Nature Park

National park Brijuni

FOOD

Family-friendly cafés & restaurants

The majority of restaurants in Istria are family friendly.

There are some nice restaurants in Rovinj with kids playground such as:

Orca

Tavern Tugurio

Family at a restaurant with kids
Getting around in Istria, family looking at map
TRANSPORTATION

Getting Around

One can use the local public buses.

There are also bus connections between bigger towns in Istria.

Toys

Children Toy Shops

Visit the shopping malls in Istria and you will find the best toy shops.

Two main shopping malls include:

Max City Stoja and

City Mall in Pula

child choosing a soft toy in a toy store

Insider Tips

Central Istria

Central Istria is also a hidden gem. You can visit Motovun, Grožnjan and Pazin with its zip-line, adrenaline park in Kringa and beautiful agricultural farms and natural attractions.

The Weather

Istria has a mild Mediterranean climate and it's great to visit all year round. Visiting from the end of April until the end of September would be more ideal as most attractions are open during that time.

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