Pula is one of the oldest cities in Istria, having been settled since the Bronze Age over 3,000 years ago. The Romans, capitalizing on Pula`s location on a safe harbor, quickly built the settlement into a cultural center called Pietas Julia. A number of beautifully-preserved Roman buildings survive and stand today amongst 20th and 21st-century buildings. The best-preserved Roman monument in Croatia, the Pula Arena, is located here. Finished in the year 68 AD, it could seat 23,000 spectators, and is considered one of the six largest surviving Roman amphitheaters left in the world. Other noteworthy sights include the Temple of Augustus, the Gate of Hercules, and the Arch of the Sergii. Other sights include the Austrian-era Fort Bourguignon, the hill settlement of Nesactium, and Aquarium Pula, the largest aquarium in Croatia.
Croatia by car. You will pick up your car at the airport in Pula a seafront city on the tip of Croatia´s Istrian Peninsula, is known for its protected harbor, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Follow by cities such as Rijeka, Krk Island, Pag Island and last but not least Zadar is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its peninsular Old Town. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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Pula - Rovinj: 45 mins. approx.
Rovinj - Slovenian Riviera: 1 hr. 15 mins. approx.
Slovenian Riviera - Trieste: 40 mins. approx.
Trieste - Venice: 1 hr. 50 mins. approx.
Trieste - Slovenian Riviera: 35 mins. approx.
Slovenian Riviera - Porec: 55 mins. approx.
Porec - Rovinj: 1 hr. 45 mins. approx.
Rovinj - Pula: 45 mins. approx.
Zadar - Pag Island: 1 hr. approx.
Pag Island - Krk Island: 3 hrs. approx.
Krk Island - Rijeka: 50 mins. approx.
Rijeka - Opatija: 25 mins. approx.
Opatija - South Istria Coast Area: 1 hr. approx.
South Istria Coast Area - Pula Airport: 30 - 50 mins. approx.