What to see in Pula
Pula is the biggest town of the southern peninsula of Istria, which is called the main port of the Adriatic Sea. The region has a well developed tourism industry, thanks to the mild climate, the picturesque coast of the sea and untouched nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding and tourism. Since the time of Ancient Rome, Pula has also been the administrative center of the Roman province of History. Nowadays, the city is developing rapidly in the sphere of sports tourism, which is especially attractive for active visitors.
How to get to Pula
There is an international airport in Pula, and to get to Pula flying is the easiest way. Aslo you can fly to Zagreb and arrive to Pula by bus or rent a car.
To look at any landmark of the city or visit the famous place, it is not necessary to use public transport, as Pula is a compact city, therefore all its cultural and entertainment places can be reached on foot. However, in order to penetrate the local life, you need at least once to rent a yacht. Only so you can see the whole color of the port city. It is also convenient to travel around the city by bicycle, which can also be rented in specialized places.
Beaches of Pula
All Pula beaches are exceptionally stony, free and meet high standards. The most popular beach of the city is a picturesque place surrounded by a green grove – Stinjan. It is a paradise for sports tourism. On the coast there are many rental points. Not far from Stinjan is Stoya beach, it is the favorite place for yachtsmen. It is not very famous, so here there is peace and harmony with nature. The beach of Brioni is a wonderful place to relax with children.
Sights of Pula
Pula is a small town, so all its attractions are concentrated in the center. First of all, it is worth seeing and visiting the Roman amphitheater built in the 1st century BC. A bird view on Pula can be from the fortress Kashtel XIV century, within which is the Marine History Museum. Under the fortress is a mysterious cave about which locals tell mythical legends. The legacy of the Roman culture was the Hercules Gate, the Sergius Arch and several ancient temples. The Marine Park will help you escape from antiquity and immerse yourself in the culture of Pula. It was built in the XIV century and since then has not lost its basic outlines. You can see masterpieces of fine art in the Franciscan monastery of the 13th century.