Istria is a large peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. It is located between the Gulf of Trieste and Kvarner Gulf and occupies the territory of three countries: Croatia, Slovenia, and Italy. Its central and southern parts belong to Croatia. Drowned valleys are found within the curved coastline of the Istrian Peninsula, stretching for 430 km. The diverse underwater world and colourful landscapes attract divers and snorkelers from all over the world. Coastal waters hide a lot of shipwrecks, fantastic coral reefs, mazes of caves and numerous underwater dwellers. Dolphins, dreamfish, Crustaceans are common here.
To get to Istria, you should fly to Pula Airport located in the south of the peninsula. There you can take a taxi or go by bus.
The Istrian Peninsula has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summer and warm wet winter. In summer, the water temperature is between +22 and +25 °C. The diving season lasts from May to November. March is the driest month of the year. In summer, the air temperature is from +17 to +22 °C, and in winter it drops to +1 or +3 °C.