Sports and Outdoor

It's the Perfect Time to Explore Istrian Eastern Coast

If you’d like spend your vacation in Istria actively, try Istrian specialities and enjoy Eastern Istria’s natural beauties, we suggest a one day itinerary to explore it.

liznjan bikeBicycle ride on south-eastern part of Istria
Begin your Eastern part of Istria exploration on a bike! We suggest you take the 333 trail which begins and ends in Ližnjan. The trail is not difficult but it takes about 3 and a half hours. You will experience an authentic feeling of intact nature.

Compensate lost calories by trying one of the most famous cheeses form the eastern part of Istria
Only 15 km away from Ližnjan, in Loborika, the restaurant Vesne is located. Try out dishes made with homemade cheeses.

Test your courage in the adrenaline park
If you like adrenaline activities, we recommend you to visit Glavani Park, an adrenaline park only 20 km away from Loborika. You can try the human catapult, 11 meter high swing and adrenaline trails for everyone. You’ll have a complete adrenaline experience.

Try out dishes inspired by Istria and Italy

In the small village of Orihi, just 7 km from Glavani, try traditional Istrian dishes in the Vorichi tavern. Enjoy your meal with a view on the vineyards.

A drink with a view on the east coast of Istria
If you head from Orihi towards Barban, only 8 km away, you will reach Villa Štefanija, a small hotel and restaurant offering dishes from “Grandma Štefanija’s kitchen”, with a beautiful sea view. Besides enjoying a drink by the pool, we are certain you’d like to relax in their SPA.

Visit Barban, the place where Race to the Ring takes place
Barban is an unavoidable stop on Istria’s east coast. Their multimedia centre Race to the Ring informs you on the traditional knights’ game which was first held in 1696. You can try out virtual reality where you become one of the horsemen fighting for the winner’s title.

Finish your east coast tour in Labin
The artistic town of Labin is situated 18 km away from Barban. The town will charm you as soon as you begin exploring its streets. Discover numerous galleries; get to know the miners’ heritage in the Labin’s People’s museum and fall in love with the town filled with cultural and historical heritage.