Pula (Pola) is the biggest city in Istria County, Croatia. Pula is situated at the southern tip of Istria peninsula, and features a population of around 57,460 inhabitants (2011 census). Pula, just like the rest of the region, is known for its smooth sea, mild climate and unspoiled nature. It has a long tradition of shipbuilding, fishing, winemaking, and tourism. The city has also been the administrative centre of Istria since ancient Roman times. The total city area of Pula is 51.65 km2 (19.94 ml2).
Pula is best known for its surviving ancient Roman buildings. City's 1st-century amphitheatre (locally known as the Arena) is the most famous of them and is among the world's 6 largest surviving Roman arenas. The Arena is one of the best preserved amphitheatres and is still in use during summer film festivals.
The natural beauty of the surrounding countryside and crystal clear water of the Adriatic Sea have made the city of Pula a world popular summer holiday destination. The nearby pearl is Brioni island. Brijuni national park has been visited by many world leaders since it was summer residence of the Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman, Josip Broz Tito (1892-1980). Roman temples and villas still lie buried in farm fields as well as along the shoreline of dozens of surrounding farming and fishing villages. The coastal waters of Pula offer fishing, beaches, cliff diving, wreck dives to Roman galleys and WWI warships, and sailing to unspoiled islands and coves.
Pula is the end point of EuroVelo 9 cycle route running from Gdansk on the Baltic through Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia. It is also possible to track dinosaur footprints on nearby sea shores. Certain finds have been made at undisclosed location close to Bale. Passenger ferries operate from the port area of Pula to nearby islands, as well as to Venice and Trieste from June until September.
Highlights: Vast Roman amphitheatre, Temple, Kastel
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Port Pula cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Pula, Croatia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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9 October, 2017
17 October, 2017