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Medulin

Located at the southern tip of Istria, Medulin, once a fishing village, has now become one of the most popular resorts in Croatia. Medulin has a long coastline, which is lined with numerous beaches. Just outside the village there are numerous small islands. It is just 10 kilometers away from Pula and Medulin is excellent and easy to reach with public transport. It is also only 10 kilometers away from Pula International Airport.


The Town of Medulin and its Attractions

Medulin has been inhabited since ancient times. Its name is derived from the ancient Roman name Mutila, the original town which was, however, destroyed in the second century BC. Today about 6,500 people live in Medulin's 32 square kilometer area. The main source of income is tourism. The former village developed into one of the most popular vacation spots, is partly due to the numerous well-maintained and beautiful beaches, the center of the town, and the numerous archaeological sites. The 1 kilometer long Bijeca beach makes it especially popular with its sandy beaches that gently drop into the sea.In particular, the archaeological site Vizula has many ruins from the Roman period just waiting to be discovered. Vizula is a 0.24 km ² large peninsula that is entirely under monument protection and therefore does not allow cars. You can see, among others finds, exposed ancient foundations (eg, from a Roman villa, which probably belonged to Constantine the Great) and various mosaics and remnants of the former sewage system. The center of the city Medulin is dominated by its hard to miss two-towered church. This church is dedicated to St. Agnes and is, as if it were standing on a hill, visible from afar. Here you can attend one of the many classical concerts with Croatian and international artists that take place here. In addition to so much culture, Medulin also attracts visitors with its great gastronomic selection of fresh fish, seafood and a variety of delicious wines from the region. Most

Located at the southern tip of Istria, Medulin, once a fishing village, has now become one of the most popular resorts in Croatia. Medulin has a long coastline, which is lined with numerous beaches. Just outside the village there are numerous small islands. It is just 10 kilometers away from Pula and Medulin is excellent and easy to reach with public transport. It is also only 10 kilometers away from Pula International Airport.


The Town of Medulin and its Attractions

Medulin has been inhabited since ancient times. Its name is derived from the ancient Roman name Mutila, the original town which was, however, destroyed in the second century BC. Today about 6,500 people live in Medulin's 32 square kilometer area. The main source of income is tourism. The former village developed into one of the most popular vacation spots, is partly due to the numerous well-maintained and beautiful beaches, the center of the town, and the numerous archaeological sites. The 1 kilometer long Bijeca beach makes it especially popular with its sandy beaches that gently drop into the sea.In particular, the archaeological site Vizula has many ruins from the Roman period just waiting to be discovered. Vizula is a 0.24 km ² large peninsula that is entirely under monument protection and therefore does not allow cars. You can see, among others finds, exposed ancient foundations (eg, from a Roman villa, which probably belonged to Constantine the Great) and various mosaics and remnants of the former sewage system. The center of the city Medulin is dominated by its hard to miss two-towered church. This church is dedicated to St. Agnes and is, as if it were standing on a hill, visible from afar. Here you can attend one of the many classical concerts with Croatian and international artists that take place here. In addition to so much culture, Medulin also attracts visitors with its great gastronomic selection of fresh fish, seafood and a variety of delicious wines from the region. Most restaurants are located on the promenade and the harbor. Medulin is very family-friendly. The Luna Park is an amusement park located near the harbor and has many rides and other amusements for large as well as small children.


The Surroundings of Medulin

Other archaeological sites are located on the Vrcevan hill, where visitors can visit prehistoric fortress ruins and take a tour around the ring wall. The archaeological site Nesactium situated between Medulin and neighboring Liznjan is worth a visit. Here, among other things, you can visit the remains of a Roman cemetery. The coast of Medulin is about 25 kilometers long and has pebbled, rocky and sandy beaches- plenty of variety. For families with young children, the beautiful, gently sloping sandy beach, "Bijeca" is especially just the right place.

For the most part, the beaches of Medulin are equipped with showers and sanitary facilities, as well as umbrellas and lounge chair rentals. Furthermore, the beach has an assortment of sport and entertainment to offer. In the surrounding areas of Medulin, there are rocky, as well as pebbled or concrete beaches- there is something for everybody's taste here. From Medulin, you can get to the Belvedere Beach without a problem. There are taxi boats operating from this section of beach to the beautiful, sandy island of Levan, which is known for its quiet coves and its still intact animal and plant world. More quiet coves can be found on the Vizula Peninsula. Medulin has an official dog beach as well as several "wild" beaches where dogs are tolerated. Those who are naturalists will find their paradise in the nudist section on the nearby Camping Kažela site. The beach with the best conditions for families with children, on the other hand, is the rather quiet beach of Skrape.


Attractions around Medulin

Medulin is ideal for a fun-filled holiday in Croatian Istria. From here there are many interesting attractions that can be easily reached. For nature lovers, there is the Brijuni National Park with its safari park, as well as the Kap Kamenjak Nature Park which attracts attention with its unique flora and fauna, its myriad of biking and hiking trails as well as a wide selection of beaches. The cliffs at the southern edge of the nature park around the Safari-Bar are populated in summer by numerous bathers.

Even the Lim channel, a fjord-like inlet on the west coast of Istria is a very popular destination for holiday-makers. The picturesque Rovinj is also especially popular with its romantic narrow streets, colorful facades, its bustling harbor and a rich architectural and archaeological heritage.

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  • Beach Park Plaza - Mutila
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Beach Park Plaza - Mutila

Istria, Riviera Medulin, Medulin

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Beach Pošesi

Istria, Riviera Medulin, Medulin

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Beach Bijeca

Istria, Riviera Medulin, Medulin

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Beach Camp Kažela

Istria, Riviera Medulin, Medulin

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Beach Belvedere

Istria, Riviera Medulin, Medulin

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