Golf holidays in Istria, Croatia
New, undiscovered golf courses, warm hospitality, excellent cuisine, fascinating history and culture, that is the magic of Istria. Golf in Istria blended with the unspoilt Adriatic Coast is an ideal golf destination for keen golfers and for those who want to explore.
Golf in Istria
All year round perfect climate for playing golf, especially when in autumn the weather at home gets cold, wet and grey. Great golf courses, beautiful scenery and wonderful resorts accommodation like hotel Kempinski Adriatic and apartments Skipper in Savudrija provide the perfect setting.
The Adriatic Coast
The Istrian Adriatic coast is quickly becoming one of Europe’s top golf pro destinations according to golf club reviews. The Northern Adriatic is shared between three different countries, Croatia, Italy and Slovenia and is home to some of Europe’s top golf courses. These golf courses are located on the Istrian peninsula.
Istria is a perfect place to play golf for several reasons. Firstly, it boasts a fantastic Mediterranean climate. It is said that golf holidays are ideal in the Adriatic anywhere between March and October, but it really is a place where hassle free golf can be played all year round and there is no wonder so many golf players have already made the trip.
The Croatian Tuscany
Istria being the most popular tourist destination in Croatia is often referred to as Croatian Tuscany, a region with a rich cultural and historical legacy, charming towns along the coastline and medieval hilltop villages.
We in Istria like to say that the Istrian Peninsula is the best of Tuscany and Venice rolled into one.
Top golf courses
Colf course Adriatic
In terms of golf basics, golfers are spoilt for choice playing golf, with some of the most famous golf courses in their respective countries.One of the top golf courses in the region is golf club Adriatic, located on the Croatian side of the Istrian peninsula, which is a great place to show off your golf swings and your golf shots.
Resorts accommodation like hotel Kempinski Adriatic and apartments Skipper in Savudrija provide the perfect setting.
Golf course Trieste
Another crown where golfers can show off their golf style is the Golf club Trieste. Ideal for PGA golf pros and beginners alike, you can be sure to pull out your best golf clubs at this fantastic golf Club. The course is neatly situated in a tranquil oasis between the blue sea and snow-covered Alp peeks, making this golf course a real hit with golfers.
Rounds of golf at the Kempinski 18 hole championship golf course Adriatic can be easily combined with golfing at the golf course Trieste.
Golf course Brijuni
Have you ever played golf in the company of deer, mouflon, rabbits and peacocks? If you are looking for a completely new experience for playing golf, then the Brijuni golf course should definitely be your next destination.
Resort accommodation at hotel Neptun, situated by the sea in the harbour of the island of Veliki Brijun. You can choose to play golf at the 18-hole course, tennis or rent an electric car.
Other top golf courses in the area
There are also some other outstanding and challenging golf courses in the area that can be easily combined with golfing in Istria i.e.Golf club Lignano and Golf course Grado, located further north from the Istrian coast.
Golf club Arboretum, Golf course Diners Club Ljubljana, and the Magical Royal King's course Bled in Lake Bled, Slovenia.
Food & Wine
Istria is also famous for its excellent local cuisine: homemade, seasonal and fresh. Particularly excellent are the region’s truffles and sole fish, and the many restaurants and taverns in the area are the best place to try the local delicacies. The area is also home to some most famous vine producers, such as Degrassi, Kabola, Kozlović and Matosevic, just to name a few.
Wining and dining
Whether you chose delicacies of the sea or a delicious truffle, the golden drops of the autochthonous Istarska Malvazija, the fragrant Momjan Muscat or ruby-coloured Teran that Casanova used to refresh himself with, these superb pleasures will stay in your memory forever.
Istria is nestled on the ideal region to appreciate the ultimate culinary experience offered between the Adriatic Coast and Istrian hills.
Excursions in Istria
Visit Venice in a day, a unique experience not to be missed
When visiting the Istrian peninsula of Croatia, why not embark on a Day Trip to Venice? With daily departures with our high speed catamarans you will be in Venice in no time and don’t worry .... we will take care of everything for you.
Plitvice lakes, Inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage list are Croatia’s miracle of Nature. Venice by hydrofoil, a magical floating city we long to visit for most of our lives that needs no introduction!.
Istrian Tour, discover Istrian hilltops crowned by historic town walls, the guardians of centuries' old stories and legends! Brijuni Islands, a relaxing day with a short boat journey to Brijuni Islands, rich in stunning natural beauty and history.
Flights to the nearest airport
One of the key advantages of Istria is the convenient location location and within easy driving distance from the international airports of Pula, Trieste, Ljubljana, Treviso and Venice makes Istria a perfect starting point to discover the region ..... more info
It would be our pleasure to have a transfer from the nearest international airport arranged for you with our luxury van so that you can enjoy true Mediterranean surroundings and the blushing greenery all around while we drive you to your preferred seaside holiday destination in Istria, Croatia.
From: Pino Thomas, your golf travel specialist in Istria