Istria in Croatia has long been considered one of the best camping areas in Europe as it’s an ideal location to get away from it all. The weather is consistently just right and the prices are very competitive. There are many camps to choose from in Istria, here are a few of the better ones…
The Orsera Campsite can be found near the picturesque town of Vrsar in South Istria. The area is host to some of the most beautiful beaches and scenic coastlines Croatia has to offer and is surrounded by a number of small islands. These can be reached with just a short boat ride and are perfect for picnicking, beach games or just sunbathing with a loved one.
Voted Croatia’s Best Campsite in 2010 and 2011, the camp has a capacity of 1,700 people. There are 575 organized pitches available that come complete with electric hook-up connection, internet and basic sanitary facilities including hot water, shower, washing and drying machines and some amenities for the disabled. Other less basic facilities available include separate toilets for children and a dog washing area.
The Lanterna campsite is located on a green peninsular between Novigrad and Porec in Istria, Croatia. The surrounding area includes picturesque woods on one side and three km of coastline with beautiful pebble beaches on the other.
The campsite can accommodate around 9000 people in tents, caravans or mobile homes and boasts two swimming pools with hydro-massage. Lanterna prides itself on being one of Istria’s larger camping areas and that it can cater for all needs, whether camping with friends, as a couple or as a family unit. Electricity is readily available and the facilities include all basic sanitary needs, and are very disability and child friendly.
Bijela Uvala Campsite
Bijela Uvala is situated in an extension of the Zelena Laguna complex near the small fisherman’s town of Funtana, Istria. Very suitable for families, the camp has two swimming pools that were designed with children in mind. The site has even won awards for camping sites in Croatia, including the ADAC yellow board in 2011
This beauty spot is surrounded by woods and attached to the seafront stretching for two km off the shoreline. The campsite is also surrounded by picturesque, uninhabited little islands that are perfect for exploring. Bijela Uvala can accommodate 6000 people, many on organized patches with electricity and internet.
With its picturesque, natural surroundings, long coastal stretches and perfect weather conditions, Istria in Croatia is an ideal place to plan your camping vacation. Great for the family, trips with friends or as a romantic getaway, camping in Istria has something to offer everyone.