How to spend a perfect week’s vacation in Istria?

June 21, 2024.

Are you planning a one-week vacation in Istria, but looking for something different? Compared to western Istria, northeastern Istria (Labin and Rabac) offers spectacular natural beauty, exciting activities, and luxury accommodations at more affordable prices. Here are suggestions for a seven-day itinerary that will allow you to explore the best of this wonderful part of Croatia.

Day 1: Kayak adventure with Four Elements

Enjoy a half-day kayak trip and explore the untouched beauty of Rabac. Under the guidance of experienced guides, you will sail into hidden coves and crystal clear waters, creating unforgettable moments in the middle of beautiful landscapes.

Your trip includes a sit-on-top kayak, kayak and snorkel gear, waterproof storage for personal belongings, guides, and insurance.

Four Elements Rabac – Kayak Tour

Put your bathing suit, cap on your head, and a towel in your bag, because an adventure on the sea awaits you! Don’t forget snacks, water, and sunglasses to be prepared for anything! And sunscreen, because you’ll have fun under the sun all day!

The kayak trip departs from Rabac and lasts 4 or 8 hours, depending on your wishes, and is suitable for everyone, regardless of previous experience. Flexible departure time, announce a day in advance and we’re off!

Day 2: Horse riding at Ranch Marconi

Reserve the second day for an unforgettable horseback riding experience at Ranch Marconi. Here you can enjoy nature while riding through beautiful landscapes, passing through forests and meadows, or even to the sea and connecting with these noble animals. Relax and experience Istria in a completely different way.

Excursions with horses – Ranch Marconi

Day 3: Relax by the pool

After two days of adventure, it’s time to relax! Spend the day by the pool in one of the beautiful villas: Aurelia, Triton, Dvo, Tersaz, Mondo Sole, Brbon, or Flor. Each villa offers luxurious accommodation, privacy, and everything you need for a perfect relaxing day. Refresh yourself in the pool, enjoy the sun, and indulge in the scent of lavender and rosemary.

Stone Villa Dvo - relaxation by the pool surrounded
Dvo Labin
Outdoor kitchen and pool - luxury villa Flor for 5 guests
Flor Labin
Villa Mondo Sole - view of the pool from the kitchen
Mondo Sole Labin

Day 4: Boat trip to Cres

Go on a sea adventure with an Adriatic boat trip to Cres. Spend the day sailing the Adriatic Sea, visiting the beautiful beaches and bays of the island of Cres. Blue Cave, Valun, the island of Cres, Zeča island… These are just some places that await you on our unforgettable excursions. Discover mysterious caves, explore picturesque beaches, and get to know the local culture and gastronomy. Every excursion is a journey into the world of wonders and surprises!

Tours to Cres - rent a boat with skipper
Adriatic boats – Excursions from Rabac to Cres

Day 5: Visit to the Drijade farm

On the fifth day, visit the Drijade farm, and experience authentic village life. Take the time for an hour of pure magic! Take a walk through the farm and get to know the colorful world of animals. Everyone is welcome – from the smallest to the largest. About a hundred chickens of various kinds (they give us white, yellow, brown, green, and blue eggs), two turkeys, three Vietnamese pigs, a donkey, two horses, five dogs, nine cats, about a hundred adult goats, about thirty young goats, about twenty sheep, and four people they are waiting for your visit. Join us on this unforgettable adventure for only a suggested symbolic donation of 5 euros per person.

Drijade farm - a goat farm with home made products
Goat Farm Drijade

Day 6: Diving with Diving Rabac

End your vacation with exciting diving with Diving Rabac. Explore the underwater world and enjoy the beauty of the Adriatic Sea. Regardless of whether you are an experienced diver or a beginner, Diving Rabac offers courses and excursions suitable for all levels. Discover the colorful underwater world and the wealth of marine flora and fauna.

Diving Rabac

Northeastern Istria offers incredible natural beauty, exciting activities, and authentic experiences at more affordable prices than the western part of Istria. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation, or cultural experiences, this itinerary provides everything you need for the perfect vacation.

Book your accommodation and plan your unforgettable trip to Labin and Rabac today!