Pula

Pula is a great to holiday, known for its mild climate and tame, beautiful sea, Pula also has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing and shipbuilding. It is also home to many ancient Roman buildings, including the well-preserved, magnificent amphitheatre.

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Pula is situated at the southern tip of the Istrian peninsula and is the area’s largest city. Located beneath seven hills and with views of the Adriatic, Pula’s unspoiled natural surroundings are magical. Known for its mild climate and tame, beautiful sea, Pula also has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing and shipbuilding. It is also home to many ancient Roman buildings, including the well-preserved, magnificent amphitheatre.

Holidays to Pula combine the atmosphere of ancient Rome with the buzz of modern Croatia. You get miles of lovely beaches, and some of the Adriatic’s finest seafood.

Pula is nestled beneath 7 hills on the southern tip of Croatia’s Istrian peninsula. Here modern bars, pavement cafés and boutiques sit happily among ancient Roman ruins – the 1st-century amphitheatre and the Temple of Augustus are top sights. As for beach action, the town is set to the side of the horseshoe-shaped Pula Bay, where calm turquoise water is hugged by a rugged terrain.

About a kilometre south of Pula is the start of the Verudela Peninsula, where you’ll find 190 kilometres of mixed rocky, pebbly and shingle beaches. They shelve jaggedly into the crystal-clean Adriatic, and are backed by fragrant shady pine forest. The beaches and coves are great for snorkelling in the shallow waters. If you want to go diving or sea kayaking, the big hotels along the coast have water sports centres and scuba diving schools.

Weather in Pula

July is the hottest month in Pula with an average temperature of 24.2°C (76°F) and the coldest is January at 5.4°C (42°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 13 in July. The wettest month is October with an average of 59.2mm of rain.

Flight Information

Around 2 hours 30 mins from the UK

Currency

HRK Croatian Kuna

Time Difference

UK +1hr

Language

Croatian

Our current offers in Pula

Park Plaza Histria Pula

The 4-star Park Plaza Histria is situated in Pula, just steps away from a stunning Blue Flag beach. The hotel also offers an outdoor swimming pool, gym and an animation team who host loads of fun sports and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Park Plaza Arena Pula

Surrounded by an aromatic pine forest and lush Mediterranean vegetation on the Verudela Peninsula, Park Plaza Arena Pula is a tranquil haven on the beautiful Adriatic coast. Just minutes from the historic city of Pula

Valamar Parentino Hotel

Surrounded by a pine forest, the newly refurbished and upgraded Valamar Parentino Hotel – ex Zagreb is just 150 yards from the beach and a 10-minute stroll from Poreč Old Town. It features a wellness centre, a restaurant, an outdoor pool and tennis courts.