Medulin, Travel Guide for holidays in Medulin, Istria
The history of Medulin dates back to prehistoric time. There were found ancient settlements, ruins and necropolises that belonged to ancient inhabitants,the Histri. Medulin is known as well, for its findings from the Roman time, as here old Roman villas were located, the most known of which is the one on the Vižula peninsula, the second largest in Istria, which is still visible. It can still be seen that it had 12 kinds of marble and thanks to the objects found inside the villa, it can be established that the former elite lived there. Near the villa archeologists found somee remains of settlements where life existed up to the 6th century. The inhabitants of this town almost a hundred years ago started to take care about the appearance of their town and in 1909 they founded the Society for Adorning Medulin. At that time the amazing beauties of this area attracted Paul Kupelwieser as well, an Austrian industrial magnate who owned the Brijuni islands. Planning on developing tourism, he bought a part of the Medulin coastline along with the Kaštej peninsula.
Today the municipality and town of Medulin belong to the most representative destination of Istrian tourism since it offers a lot of private accommodatio, hotels, camps.
While in Medulin explore the Vižules archaeological site with ruins of Roman villas and tour the old windmills by the sea. While enjoying the various offerings of Medulin, take some time to visit ancient Pula, Istrian Mummies, National Park Brijuni, National Park Plitvice Lakes, Nature Park Cape Kamenjak, Venice and many other beautiful sights on the Istrian peninsula. At one of the many festivities held during the summertime you can try some of the specialties of Medulin such as crab sald, cuttlefish risotto, Istrian prosciutto or any of the aromatic specialties made with truffles. You can enjoy yourself and relax during concerts of classical music, visit restaurants and dance on their terraces or visit one of the night clubs and entertain yourself until the morning. While in Medulin, don’t miss the opportunity to visit other nearby tourist centers such as Rovinj, Poreč, Pazin and Umag.
Medulin – Things to do
While in Medulin enyoing your vacation you can visit some of the islannd of the Medulin arrchipelago. It is a real paradies for lovers of nature. Islands Ceja, Levan, Bodulaš are perfect for the whole day excursion since they offer catering facilities. Besides the Medulin archipelago is ideal for windsurfers, water skies and perfect for diving. You can reach all islands by your own boat, taxi boat or you can rent a boat.
Also, Medulin Riviera is ideal cyclists since the area has one of the most beautiful mountain bike trails in Istria. The Medulin trail is about 60km long and the main trail consists of four additional ones. In Medulin there are also many other possibilities such as horse riding, tennis, beach volleyball. While enjoying the various offerings of Medulin, take some time to visit ancient Pula, Istrian Mummies, National Park Brijuni, Nature Park Cape Kamenjak, Venice, Baredine Cave or take part of a panoramic flight over the whole area. Furthermore at one of the many festivities held during the summertime you can taste some of the specialties of Medulin such as crab sald, cuttlefish risotto, Istrian prosciutto or any of the aromatic specialties made with truffles. You can enjoy and relax during concerts of classical music, dance on open terraces or visit one of the night clubs and entertain yourself until the morning.
Medulin – Entertainments and events
Medulin is ideal for young people. Especialy during the summertime there are many beach bars and several clubs that offer entertainment and an exciting night life such as Summer Club, Imperial, Barracuda beach bar and others. The more more mature population may choose to spend their evenings on summer terraces where is offerend various types of live music.
Medulin – Service Information
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Medulin – How to reach us
You can reach Medulin from many directions and with various transportations: By bus which connects the city Pula and Medulin as well as a local bus that connect Medulin with the nearer locationsa; By train from the train station in Pula and then from here by bus oder taxi; By boat to the major ports or by personal boat to the smaller ports or marinas in the city; By plane to the airport Pula and by organized bus to the city: By personal vehicle which is the most secure and individual way of traveling. Medulin has its own exit on the Istrian Y, which is the main road that connects all the biggest location in Istria.
Medulin – Forecast