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Istria: Coratian Peninsula, Rijeka, Slovenian Adriaticby Thammy Evans
Synopses & Reviews
Located at the head of the Adriatic, the Istrian peninsula is host to some of Croatia's most famous sites including Pula's Roman amphitheatre, Byzantine mosaics in Poreč, picturesque medieval hill towns and frescoes, and the Brijuni Islands national park, home to Titos summer residence. Istria has much to offer the gourmand, the nature lover, the history buff, the water sports enthusiast and adventurer. This in-depth guide, the most extensive available, steers the enthusiastic traveler through its outdoor sports scene and fascinating hinterland. It includes a chapter on Rijeka, the ‘Riviera of the region and comprehensive wildlife areas.
The only in-depth guide to Istria, including Rijeka and the Capodistria gulf in Slovenia.
About the Author
Rudolf Abraham is an award-winning writer and photographer who first visited Croatia in 1998. He has recently updated the 4th edition of the Bradt guide to Croatia. He lives in London with his wife and daughter, though is just as likely to be found in Zagreb, a small village near Zadar or the Istrian hinterland. Thammy Evans has travelled and lived abroad for over 20 years, and works in political analysis. She lived and worked in Macedonia for five years. She and her family now have a small stone house by the sea in Istria.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION
Chapter 1: Background information
Chapter 2: Practical information
PART TWO: THE GUIDE
Chapter 3: Pula to Rovinj
Chapter 4: Poreč and the northwest coast
Chapter 5: Labin and the east coast
Chapter 6: The Istrian Hinterland
Chapter 7: Rijeka
Chapter 8: The Slovenian Adriatic
Chapter 9: Hiking
Chapter 10: Biking
Chapter 11: Diving the Istrian coast
Appendices and Index.
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