Umag – First tourist entrance to Croatia
The old town of Umag-Umago o is located on a small peninsula (which was once an island) on the north-western coast of Istria. It was built on the foundations of Roman archaeological ruins and it has preserved its network of narrow streets and a Medieval urban structure. Even the Romans proclaimed Umag-Umago o for their seaside resort and connected it with the mainland.
The new part of Umag-Umago o stretches for the most part along the coast from Katoro-Catoro to Novigrad-Cittanova, where its main tourist capacities are located.
Apart from Umag-Umago, there are two more famous tourist destinations in this area – Savudrija-Salvore with its oldest lighthouse on the Croatian Adriatic Sea from the year 1826 and Lovrečica as a peaceful oasis for family vacations. Due to its geographical location, Umag-Umago o is the first Croatian tourist gate to / from Europe, 10 kilometers distance from the European highways.
Umag-Umago o is also the first nautical gate from Central Europe to Croatia, located in an attractive bay with one of the most prestigious ACI marinas awarded with one of eleven Blue flags - the European standard for the cleanliness of beaches and marinas, Umag-Umago o as a tourist destination is particularly proud of.
The tourist mini train connects Umag-Umago o with Katoro-Catoro where a Roman archaeological finds can be visited.