Only a ten
kilometers away from Pula,
Medulin is situated in front of a
beautiful bay with indented coastline which is encircled by a ring
of small islands. Today Medulin is a tourist centre and ownes
apartments, bank, hotels, post office, medical clinic for tourists,
goldsmiths, market place.... Sportsfans can
enjoy in hiking trails, tenis, football, sailing, horse-backriding,
mini-golf, bowling, waterskiing and rental services for bicycle,
motor boats, watercraft... Medulin is also known for different
amusent centar for the joungest and for those who are oldest.
Istria is on the
westernmost County of the Republic of
Croatia and is the largest peninsula of the Adriatic.
km2. Population 2000.000.
Coast lenght is 445,1 km.
Istria has mild, Mediterranean climate (warm and dry summers, mild
and pleasant winters). Average amount of
sunshine: 2388 hours. owing
to the day's length and plenty of clear days throughout the summer
it has the longest insolation with a daily average of 10 hours in
Istrian seaside resorts. Characteristic
winds are "bura" (wind
blowing from the north to the south, bringing clear weather), "jugo"
(south, warm wind bringing rain) and "maestral" (summer breeze
blowing from the land to the sea)
Istria is the largest green oasis of the north Adriatic. The coast
and the islands are covered with pine woods and easily recongnizable
green macchia. The main specimens of macchia are holm oak and
strawberry trees. 35% Istria is covered with forests.
Main Rivers in Istria are Mirna, Dragonja and Rasa.
The lowest sea temperature is in March ranging from 9.3 C up
to 11.1 C and being the highest in August when it reaches 23.3 C and
24.1 C; salinity amounts approximately to 36 - 28 pro mille.
Istrian smoked ham, sheep-milk cheese, truffles
"Manestra" (vegetable stew)
Home-made pasta: "fuzi", gnocchi, lasagna, macaroni
with game stew
Meat dishes: home-made sausages, smoked fillet with
Seafood dishes: pilchard marinade, stew made of fish, sea-shells,
crabs or squids
Fish: gold fish, base, grooper, sea-bream...
Salads: made of crabs, octopus, musk octopus...
Sea-shells: oysters, scallops, "dondole", mussels...
Sweets: "krostule", "fritule", "povetica", "cekerancici"...
Malvazija - white
Teran - red wine
Borgonja - red wine
Hrvatica - rose
Pinot - white and grey
Chardonnay - white wine
Cabernet - red wine
Merlot - red wine
Muskat - white wine
Aperitifs and Digestives
Home - made brandy - with aromatic
Biska - special brandy (Roc, hum)
Komovica - special brandy