Cheap Flights to Pula (Croatia)
With over 2000 years of history dating back from Roman times, Pula is a fantastic destination for a relaxing, sight seeing holiday. Located on the southern tip of the Istrian Peninsula, Pula is the largest city in Istria County
Things to see
The most famous tourist attraction in Pula is the Arena, a stunningly well preserved Roman amphitheatre. It was constructed in 27 BC - 68 AD and is the 6th largest amphitheatre in the world. Commonly used as an outdoor concert venue, the Arena is also open to tourists who can climb to the top to get a feeling of the vastness of this Roman stage.
Another must see is the Temple of Augustus which was built for the first Roman Emperor. This harmonious temple houses a collection of historic Roman sculptures and provides the perfect opportunity for avid photographers with an eye for art.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the best relaxing activity is to take a days excursion to the beautiful Brijuni Islands. A secluded and peaceful group of islands situated along the Western Istrian Coast.
What to eat?
Pula, besides being an amazing sightseeing area, has many superb restaurants due to its close proximity to northern Italy. The main cuisine of the area is a type of Italian and Istrian fusion. It consists mainly freshly made pasta, breads and locally sourced meats.
Where to drink?
Pula has the best nightlife in Istria with many venues acting as cafes in the day time and all night dancing venues after dark, there are also many bars and clubs with great music and reasonably priced drinks.
Pula enjoys a mild climate with over 2,350 hours of sunshine a year as well as tame seas and unspoilt nature to provide the perfect backdrop to a laidback holiday.