Umag – First tourist entrance to Croatia

The old town of Umag-Umago 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 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 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.

Praises from abroad to Istria

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Producing Region

  • 20 Best World Destionations 10 Best Summer Trips

  • Best of Europe: Top 15 Food & Wine Destionations

  • Best Life Changing Trips

  • Top 10 Off the Path Wine Regions

  • Best Wine Regions for Winter and Spring Travel 2014

  • Destionation Award 2013 Beach Holidays

The reputation of Istria has continues in 2014, as one of the world's top destinations after receiving numerous awards from leading travel guides like Lonely Planet and National Geographic Traveler. The Istrian peninsula is further praised by most tourist guides and journalists

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