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aquariumAquarium Umag
Ul. 1. svibnja
52470 Umag - Istria - Croatia
Tel: 00385 52 721 041
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Web: www.aquarium-travel.com

Aquarium Umag, located in downtown Umag, has 25 pools containing various types of fishes. The pools are containing fish, flora and fauna of the Adriatic Sea. Aquarium Umag offers an attractive and educative presentation of the flora and fauna. When you end your tour you can buy a souvenir in the Aquarim's souvenir shop.

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mramornica_caveStancija Druskovic 20
52474 Brtonigla - Croatia
Tel: 00385 52 774 313
Tel: 00385 52 774 276
GSM: 00385 (0)99 250 2958
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Web: www.agroturizamsterle.hr

The cave of Mramornica is situated in a area full of caves and caverns, distant one from another just a few kilometers, it is surely the most beautiful and majestic.

savudrijaSituated on the coast north of Umag as on of the most projecting points into the sea, Savudrija is a tourist resort famed for its lovely beaches and campsites, as well as tourist village Pineta. The highlight of this town is its famous lighthouse, the oldest one in Istria, built in 1818 with a height of 36 meters.

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Enjoy this unique sight especially attractive at sunset. Fishing boats hanging above the sea on old  wooden hangers to protect them from dangerous west winds. This site is next to Savudrian lighthouse with its light signal that can be seen from as far away as 17 nautical miles. During good weather it is  visible from any point in the Gulf of Trieste, all the way to city of Grado.

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Experience the most exciting ride in Umag. The tourist train is the newest, easiest, safest and most scenic way to travel along the Umag riviera. For only 10 kuna you'll be traveling through touristic area, as this colorful train breezes along the coast from downtown Umag to Katoro beach. Seats are comfortable and all trains feature large unobstructed windows. The drivers are friendly, entertaining and knowledgeable.

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The parish church dedicated to the assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. Peregrine is located on the site of a 6th century sacral building, the last addition being made in 1760, a project completed under the direction of the Piranean architect Zuane Dongetti. Along with the main altar, portraits of the assumption of the Virgin Mary and marble statues of the patron saints St. Peregrine and St.Nicefor, there are six minor baroque altars on the side walls of the church Of special interest is the wooden Venetian triptych dating from the 15th century, which stood above the altar of the old church. The bell-tower, dating also from the 15th century and built in the Venetian style was restored in 1691, and is 40 mt.
hight. The city of Umag is known as co-founder of the long-term project regarding the protection, restoration and revitalisation of the Istrian organ and the international festival "Organ day in Istria", which is held annually during the second week of September. The magnificent church-organ of the parish church of St. Peregrine was constructed in 1776 by Francesco Dacci and belongs to the grouping of Venetian Dalmatian great organs

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The new sports and recreational trail that offers magical and breathtaking vistas of Istria has a reconstructed section of the one-time railway line that connected Poreč and Trieste. The Istrian section of Parenzana meanders through wonderful valleys, over green hills, through vineyards and along olive groves, all the way to medieval towns. The entire trail is marked with characteristic yellow signposts providing information on historical viaducts, tunnels and railway stations that you will discover on this challenginng journey.

History: From 1902 Parenzana connected 33 towns of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, and in terms of infrastrusture it was extremely important for the development of the entire area. Wine was mainly transported from the Istrian interior to royal and imperial courts so the railway was also popularly known as the wine railway. After World War I the region came under italian rule and in 1935, due to the economic crisis this section passing through Italy, Slovenia and Croatia (Istria) was closed down.

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