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Apartments Vinkuran, Croatia


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Hotels Vinkuran, Croatia


Tourist information

Vinkuran is a small settlement in SW part of Istria peninsula, close to the historical town of Pula. It is situated in the Vinkuran gulf over Soline. With a stunning sight of the depths of the sea and close-by islands, bordered by lush and aromatic Mediterranean woods, situated just over the gulf of Soline, Vinkuran is a real haven for guests looking for peacefulness, where just birdsong and crickets disrupt the tranquility. The spectacular beach in Vinkuran is protected by pine forest. Right here you will get serenity, rest, transparent waters and wonderful beaches, while the close-by town of Pula provides different sorts of amusement. The Brijuni National Park located nearby is an absolute must-see.

The gorgeous sea bed of Vinkuran, particularly the isles in its neighborhood, is really captivating to scuba divers as a result of their absolutely exceptional undersea caverns. Close by there is the location named Vintijan, well-known for its big and well maintained ancient hillfort. Even with all these tourist attractions, Vinkuran is nevertheless most well-known for the old Roman quarry, Cave Romane, from whose top quality sedimentary rock the Pula Arena was constructed, in addition to lots of other items and numerous sculptures. These days it is the stage of art colonies, where several artists show their skill and passion for this valued stone.

History of Vinkuran, Croatia

Just like lots of other towns and villages in Istria, Vinkuran was deserted a number of times after the plague and re-settled on several occasions, specifically in the 16th and 17th centuries. By the end of the 19th century, during the course of the Austro-Hungarian Supremacy, Vinkuran was inhabited by the residents of Premantura, who were employed in Pulas' Arsenal, the strong maritime harbor and shipyard of the Austrian kingdom. In 1904, Vinkuran got its first school, at last coming to be a permanent living settlement for the locals. During the course of the supremacy of Italy, along with other Istrian towns, Vinkuran go through a tough time period, that lasted till the end of the World war ii and the final liberation of this part of Croatia.

Where to stay ?

Holiday apartments and villas in Vinkuran are a great choice for tourists and students who want flexibility and self-reliance. The apartments in Fazana offers completely furnished kitchens and bathrooms. If you wish to have a bit more space where to stay, accommodation in a hotel might be the best alternative for you. But this choice is only appropriate for short-time holidays. If you can't find appropriate accommodation for your summer holiday in Vinkuran, check out accommodation offer in nearby town of Pula.

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What to see in Vinkuran

  • Soline Hill - protected forest park.
  • Soline bay - attractive beach protected by a pine forest.
  • Cave Romane - Roman quarry.
  • Vintijan - ancient ruins of the Bronze Age.
  • Scuba diving in Vinkuran - undersea world rich in natural beauty.

Towns and villages nearby


Town is recommended for

Adventure and sport, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, romantic trips, sightseeing


  • Diving club Indie Diving club Indie ~ 1,8 km from Vinkuran
  • Diving club Orca Diving club Orca ~ 2 km from Vinkuran
  • Pula Cathedral Pula Cathedral ~ 3,3 km from Vinkuran
  • The town hall Pula The town hall Pula ~ 3,7 km from Vinkuran
  • Fortress Kastel Fortress Kastel ~ 4,2 km from Vinkuran
  • Porta Herculanea Porta Herculanea ~ 4,2 km from Vinkuran
  • Temple of Augustus Temple of Augustus ~ 4,2 km from Vinkuran
  • Monastery and Church of St. Francis Monastery and Church of St. Francis ~ 4,3 km from Vinkuran
  • Arena Pula Arena Pula ~ 4,4 km from Vinkuran
  • Naval Cemetery Naval Cemetery ~ 4,4 km from Vinkuran
  • Diving club Shark Diving club Shark ~ 5,8 km from Vinkuran
  • Levan island Levan island ~ 5,9 km from Vinkuran
  • National park Kamenjak National park Kamenjak ~ 8,1 km from Vinkuran
  • Diving club Puntizela Diving club Puntizela ~ 8,3 km from Vinkuran

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