Top 5 Places for a Complete Autumn Experience in Istria

Istria is magical in every season, and when the leaves turn yellow and red and you notice autumn colours on every step, staying in Istria gets even more special.

Autumn months in Istria bring numerous possibilities for outdoor activities, enjoying autumn fruits or relax in one of the wellness places.
We’ve singled out 5 places which will inspire you to come to Istria in autumn.

Autumn Istria
Discover the art’s charm and escape from the everyday life
Grožnjan is widely known as “the town of artists” full of art galleries and beautiful viewpoints looking at the Mirna valley and the sea between Novigrad and Umag.

Things that make this medieval hill town even more special are the quiet streets giving the place a special charm. The ideal escape from everyday life can be found in Grožnjan and its surroundings. You can also enjoy truffle dishes typical for this area as well as rent bicycles and make your stay even more authentic.

Enjoy quality new wines and adrenaline adventure
One of the most impressive small places in Istria is Svetvinčenat. The New wine festival is being held at the end of October there, an event that has been part of the tradition and image of the place for years.

Besides enjoying new wines of the best Istrian winemakers as well as foreign ones, you can end your weekend with an authentic adrenaline adventure Escape castle where you will get to know the Morosini - Grimani castle, one of the most preserved Venetian buildings in Istria.

Explore Pazin and its surroundings
If you’d like to explore the authentic central Istria which offers plenty possibilities for outdoor activities, do not miss Pazin and its ideal geographical position which attract travellers from different directions.

For enriching your stay with a tasty gastronomic offer, we suggest you visit the International prosciutto fair in Tinjan which each year attracts more and more gourmand guests.

The unforgettable autumn experience in Brtonigla
Brtonigla is a small picturesque place surrounded by olive trees and vineyards reminding of times past. Its visitors are offered a different experience in autumn - picking up mushrooms.

All nature lovers will be satisfied - they will be able to compete in mushroom harvesting during the Days of Mushrooms event. Later on, visitors will have the opportunity to taste dishes with mushrooms and spend a great time together.

rovinj bikeRovinj for romantics
Rovinj is, in every season, a great choice for all those wanting to discover history, culture and tradition as well the ones wanting to enjoy the charms of a fisherman’s place whose architecture resembles Venice. Rovinj in autumn is an attractive destination ideal for couples and all seeking romance.

Your artistic passion can be sought for at the Tango festival. Enjoy a different kind of stay in of the most beautiful Mediterranean towns.

We hope you’ve decided to spend your weekends in Istria where numerous activities, gastronomic offer, relaxation in the nature and in one of the wellnesses await you.