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Excursions from Istria


 National Park Brijuni

Brijuni consists of a group of islands and a national park created in 1983, situated on the western coast of Istria and located only 6 km from Pula.
The coastline of each island is well-indented; the total length of the coast being 37.8 km.
The surface of the islands are fairly level and the vegetation is extremely rich.
Your extraordinary excursion begins with a short trip by boat from Fažana to the Veliki Brijun Island.

Accompanied by tour guides, you will board a train to visit the Island's natural beauty spots (an olive tree dating back to 4 A.D., a pine archway from 1905). You will further visit a Safari Park and see cultural heritage sites (Byzantine Castrum, inhabited from the 2nd Century B.C. to the 14th Century A.D., a Roman country residence situated in the Verige Bay, dating from the 1st Century A.D.), a natural-science collection and photo exibition (including "Tito on Brijuni"), the Church of St. Germaine from the 15th Century, with an exibition of murals and Istrian and Kvarner Glagolitic writings, plus the Archeological Museum.


 Mali Brijuni

Group of islands and a national park (since 1983) in front of the western coast of Istria; located 6 km from Pula; The coasts of the islands are well indented; the total length of the indented coast is 37.8 km.
The surface of the islands is fairly levelled The vegetation of the islands is extremely rich - Mediterranean: Brijuni Islands are of great maritime importance.

The second island by size belonging to the Brijuni National Park, wrapped in marvellous tranquility where only the marmur of the sea and the chirping of birds are heard.
The excursion by m/b "Brijunka" starts with a visit to the Brijuni Minor Gort, built at the end of the 19th century. The program continues with a picnic under centuriesold pine trees and swimming in the enticing and enchanting cristal-clear sea.
In the afternoon hours, relaxed by the tranquility and inspired by the beauty that has until today preserved its full splendor on Mali Brijun, we return to our everyday life.


 National Park Plitvice Lakes

For this very interesting whole day visit the tourist guides  imagined a sightseeing tour accros a string of 16 beautiful  lakes and tarns of cristal blue-green colour. During the  visit of Plitvice Lakes, one part consists of a tour by tourist  train, one part is by foot and there is a part by boat, too.
 Rich animal and plants world, fresh air, comfortable hotels  and restaurants attract many visitors from all over the  world.


 Istra Tour

Includes sightseeing of Dvigrad-town of extraordinary history and its houses and streets as if  they are telling a story of an ancient time that has never been erased. With all that you won't be able to  stay come until you visit the Church of SV. Sofia.  Visit to town Pazin, situated in the middle of Istria,  with possibility to see Ethnographical museum. After  Pazin follows Hum, Istrian smallest town, with only  few inhabitants.
 Visit continuous to Motovun-middleaged town,  surrounded by walls and situated  on a hill, from  where there is a beautiful view.
 Today is Motovun center of summer film festival,  which takes place every year.


 Postojna / Lipica

Excursion to our neighbor country, Slovenia, includes two fascinating visits: the famous stud farm of thoroughbred Lipizaner horses-Lipica and the charming caves of Postojna.
An electric train will take you through the fabulous  underworld of the caves, including some of the inhabitants, such as humanoid fish "Proteus anuinus".


 Venice

Venice is for sure one of the most interesting excursions  worth seeing. Although it is a fair distance from Istria, a  fast and comfortable boat covers it.
 On the boat there is a duty free shop and a bar, which  represents real refreshment during hot months. Church of  San Marco, Dutch's palace and the Bridge of moan will  live you breathless as many others before.

NEW REMARK: since it is almost impossible to show everything you can see and enjoy with us, mentioned excursions are only shortcut of our biggest excursion in our organization.
According to your wishes we are able to organize wide range of other very interesting excursions as well, such as various panoramically rides by boat enriched with tasteful menus (meat and fish) or wine tasting in typical environments (konobe and restaurants).
J.E.M. Trade offers their guest's services of bus transfers and all kinds of vehicles, as well. We can put our experienced tourist guides at your disposal to make your holiday unique and unforgettable.