Green Istria

Green IstriaIstria is the largest Croatian peninsula located at the top of the Adriatic Sea. Istria has its idyllic geographical position - the one with perfectly arranged seasons. It is famous for its church facades and city portals.

It is situated on the northern part of Adriatic sea, on the territory of Slovenia, Croatia and Italy. The geographical boundary of Istria goes from the Bay mile (Italian Muggia) to Preluka.

West coast is shallower and rugged, while the eastern is steep and less populated. Istria is usually divided into three parts:

  • Red Istria (west coast), where is predominant red-brown soil
  • Gray Istria (central Istria), with the gray clay soil
  • White Istria (Učka slopes and the eastern part of the peninsula) because of the rocky soil