PULA - the largest and most important Istrian centre, located on the inner part of the bay and a large natural harbour surrounded by islands of St. Jerome and Kozada, near NP Brijuni - paradise for boaters.
Pula is the largest and most important centre of Istria, located on the inner part of the bay and a large natural harbours surrounded by islands of St. Jerome and Kozada. The city offers a great wealth of monuments that bear witness to past times and ancient civilizations.
One of the most beautiful monuments of ancient culture in Croatia is the Roman Arena in Pula, the sixth largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, built in the first century, during the reign of Emperor Vespasian. Today, it’s the most famous Croatian Summer Concert Hall where many of world renowned musicians performed: Joe Cocker, Anastasia, Sting, Norah Jones, Zucchero, Jose Carerras, Cesaria Evora, Andrea Bocelli, Paco de Lucia, Vanessa Mae, Alanis Morissette, Simply Red, Jamiroquai, Eros Ramazzoti, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti and many more.
Nearby, there are numerous natural attractions such as national park Brijuni and nature park Kamenjak. In the summer, many festivals and concerts that will delight you, are held in Pula: Pula Film Festival, Histria Festival, International Theater Festival, Istra Ethno Jazz, the International Theater Festival of Youth, Art & Music Festival.
Marinas and Nautical harbours in Pula
- ACI marina Pula
- ACI marina Pomer
- Marina Veruda
Nearby nautical centres
We suggest you visit
- The ancient amphitheatre
- Temple of Augustus and the Forum
- Arch of the Sergi
- Hercules Gate
Arriving in Pula
By plane: airport Pula (5 km from the city centre)
- From Slovenia: Ljubljana - Črni Kal - Koper - border crossing Kaštel / Plovanija - direction Pula
- From Italy: Trieste - Koper - border crossing Kaštel / Plovanija - direction Pula
- From Zagreb: Zagreb - Rijeka - Učka Tunnel - Pazin – Pula