Why choose Istria for your wedding?
Weddings in Istria are one of the most magical I’ve ever seen. Far from the most popular places in Croatia, Istria offers a magical experience you’ll never forget.
Istria is a truly special Croatian region. With a historic and geographical strong influence from Italy, in Istria, you can see a perfect blend of vintage Italian culture with a touch of Croatian tradition.
What are the best wedding venues in Istria?
- San Canzian
- Ribarska koliba
- Castle Belaj
- Villa Poropati
- Motovun hotel Kaštel
- Katalyma – Rovinj
- Island Hotel Istra
- Villa Lav
You can read more about them later on, but let’s get the basics of Istria covered first:
Traditional Istrian food & wine
It’s food, from various meats, pasta and most popular truffles guarantee you won’t leave hungry.
There’s also a wine-making culture that’s present for hundreds of years.
Istria offers a large variety of quality wines that are to die for.
The food and wine are enough to persuade you to consider your wedding in Istria as an option.
There are many vineyards that offer accommodation, and a special experience for you and your guests.
There are many many stunning small towns and villages, some right on the seaside, and some in the inland of the region.
My favorite is Motovun, a town on the hill surrounded by nature.
The town of Pula is especially interesting since it has one of the best-preserved Roman arenas in the world.
And there’s many more to be mentioned, but unfortunately, this is just a blog post and it’s super hard to cover it all.
Locals in Istria
The locals are very warm, welcome and open-minded people.
This is one of the reasons why this region is recommended to everyone that’s looking for a relaxing, beautiful place, where you can forget about technology and enjoy all the hedonistic things in life.
Because of the mindset of the locals, this is a place where everyone is welcome, so it’s perfect for LGBTQ weddings.
Activities in Istria
When it comes to additional activities during your stay in Istria, there’s plenty of things to do and explore. Mostly focused on nature and food/wine tasting you have the whole region on the palm of your hand for your perfect stay.
You can find out more here: https://www.istra.hr/en
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Weddings in Istria
Commonly known in Croatia as a piece of our country where hedonism is key, it’s beauty and way of life gives us an amazing list of perfect places to plan your wedding.
Weddings in Istria are a mix of elegance and hedonism.
What is great about this region is the fact you can plan your wedding here during spring and summer, but also fall isn’t a bad time either.
The only downside is some of the best places to get hitched aren’t right next to the sea. You may be lacking a sea view. It is replaced by beautiful vineyards, views of forests or olive trees.
It’s super easy to drive to the coast, so when choosing Istria for your wedding you can only win.
Wedding venues in Istria
It is built in a traditional style consisting of stone and wood materials.
It resembles those summer villas you can see in old French and Italian movies.
In-villa Poropati you have many options for how you would like to use the outside space for your wedding in Istria.
I like that it’s so spacious and with it’s surrounding nature I can only imagine serious wedding goals here.
The villa doesn’t have a sea view, but it has a beautiful pool with a gorgeous view of the Forrest.
Keep in mind there are always more places to explore, if you have your heart set on Istria, but would like to explore other options, feel free to contact us:
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