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Venice and Istria by Boat

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Total Duration: 6 days

This itinerary covers the best of the Istrian region. Start in majestic Venice, then thread your way along the coast, seeing Roman ruins and soaring churches in the Croatian towns of Pula and Rovinj. This trip is easily done by ferry.

    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • Natural Beauty
  • Architecture
  • History
  • Art and Culture
Days 1-3
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1 Venice

Pastel Palaces

  • Take a boat ride down the spectacular Grand Canal
  • Hang out in the graciously spacious Piazza San Marco before visiting the Basilica, with its shimmering mosaics
  • See the stunning Bellinis and other Venetian masterpieces at the Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Art and Culture
  • Shopping
  • History
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Days 4-5
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2 Pula

Roman Ruins in Istria

  • See the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Convene in Pula's Roman Forum or the massive Roman amphitheater
  • Take a quick ferry ride from Fažana, outside Pula, to the breathtaking Nacionalni Park Brijuni
  • Shopping
  • History
  • Natural Beauty
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Day 6
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3 Rovinj

An Enchanting Town

  • Visit the monumental baroque Church of St. Euphemia
  • Wander the Trg M. Tita, Rovinj's main square
  • Explore the secluded pathways of Zlatni Rt, a beautifully landscaped park
  • Architecture
  • Natural Beauty
  • History
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