ponedjeljak, 4. lipnja 2012.

Pula tourist INFO.


Pula is the largest city in Istria County, at the southern tip of Istria peninsula. Like the rest of the large area, it is known for its mild climate, smooth sea, and unspoiled nature.

The city has a long and well-known tradition of winemaking , fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. It is interesting fact that Pula has also been Istria's administrative center since ancient Roman times.

Pula Airport is situated north-east of Pula, and serves both domestic and international destinations. It is not a major international destination. However, this is likely to change. There are direct flights into Pula airport from London and Dublin during whole year and several from other large airports in Western Europe during summer. Regarding train traffic, there is a train service operates north from Pula through to Slovenia, but the line remains disconnected from the rest of the Croatian Railways network. There are excellent bus lines with a wide range of local, domestic and international locations and operate from the large bus terminal. There are regular ferry lines to nearby islands and to Venice and Trieste in Italy, from June till September.

Main sights: The city is best known for its many ancient Roman buildings, the most famous of which is its 1st century amphitheatre. It is among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. It is locally known as the Arena. This is one of the best preserved amphitheatres from antiquity. Arena is still in use today during summer film festivals.

There are two other notable and well-preserved ancient Roman structures. It is Triumphal Arch, the Arch of the Sergii, and the co-eval temple of Rome and Augustus, built in the 1 century AD. Other specific and excellent sights are: The Twin Gates (Porta Gemina), The Gate of Hercules, which dates from the 1st century. The Byzantine chapel of St. Mary Formosa was built in the 6th century. The Church of St. Francis dates from the end of the 13th century. It was built in late Romanesque style. There is The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was built in the 6th century, in time when Pula became the seat of bishop. There is another exquisite sight, it is The Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas with its Ravenna-style polygonal apse. It was built in 6th century and rebuilt partially in the 10 century.

So, it is easy to conclude that Pula has many sights worth seeing. Super-apartments would like to offer in the centre of Pula different kind of apartments, studio-apartments, villas and rooms –all related to your needs. The beauty of nature in Pula's surrounding countryside and crystal blue water of the Adriatic sea, have made the city an internationally popular summer vacation destination.

Brijuni National Park is nearby and this destination is visited by numerous world leaders since it was the summer residence of Josip Broz Tito. Pula is a unique place for your holiday also thanks to its beautiful and well-equipped beaches.So, there are Beach Valkana is in a bay and offers an excellent choice of beaches which are awarded with a Blue Flag. Another beach awarded with the Blue Flag is Histria. There are more beaches: beach Havajsko, beach Ambrela, beach Stoja.

Restaurants with its Istrian unique dishes are well-know in gastronomic world and there are some of them: Restaurant „Biska“, Restaurant „Scaletta“, Restaurant „Vallsabion“, Restaurant „ Vela Nera „ Restaurant „, Villa Vulin“, Tavern „Marino“, Tavern „Taj“.

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