Istria, the largest peninsula on the Adriatic coast is extremely popular tourist destination and lately it’s considered the hidden gem of destination wedding industry in Croatia. Although we organize and design weddings all over Croatia, Istria is our base, the region where we started our wedding planning journey and we love to work there as much as we can. Due to its numerous natural beauties, rich historical heritage and supereme gastronomy, Istria is favourite wedding destination for both Croatian and foreign couples.
That being said, we would like to present you with top five Istria wedding venues.
HOTEL KAŠTEL, MOTOVUN
Motovun is medival Istrian town situated on a hill with a view of the river Mirna valley and numerous vineyards. Breathtaking scenery offer the ultimate romance in the heart of Istria. Hotel Kaštel, a 17th century palace is located at the very top of the hill. An elegant ambient of the hotel’s garden is perfect for wedding ceremonies, toasts and celebration of the most important events in your life.
VILLA MENEGHETTI, BALE
Villa Meneghetti is an authentic Istrian house that stretches over 120,000 m2. Surrounded by Mediterranean macchia, olive-groves and vineyards, only 2 km away from the sea shore, Villa Meneghetti is immersed into the monotonous sound of crickets and Mediterranean scents. Apart from having stunning landscape, Villa Meneghetti offers finest Istrian gastronomic delights.
CASTLE HUTTEROTT, RED ISLAND, ROVINJ
The ultimate wedding venue in Istria is located on the island of St. Andrew, so called the Red Island, which is only fifteen minute boat ride from the town of Rovinj. Outbuilding of the Istria Hotel and our favorite wedding venue is former castle Hutterott dating from the 19th century. The venue has everyhing: from lush vegetation for perfect photos, through romantic outdoor ceremony and reception area to breathtaking sea view.
BRIJUNI NATIONAL PARK
Brijuni National park, with its 14 islands presents a unique play of nature that brings together remarkable animal species and rare and rich flora all at one place. Brijuni National park offer exceptional wedding experience; exchanging vows in 15th century church, having a toast in one of the most beautiful archaeological sites on the seashore, drive in Tito’s Cadillac and dinning under the clear night sky is just a fragment of what you can expect from this magical venue.
VILLA POLESINI, POREČ
Wedding venue that really stands out in pictoresque town of Poreč is stylish Villa Polesini. Built on the waterfront for the noble Polesini family, this beautiful 19th century treasure is fully restored and has striking courtyard that faces the sea providing a stunning backdrop. The unique and exclusive atmosphere and impeccable personalised service transform every event there into an unforgettable experience.
Do you like any of these gorgeous Istria wedding venues?