With its centuries old historic towns and stone build villages combined with the natural beauty of the seaside and countryside, Istria has been proclaimed one of the best-hidden secrets of Europe.
For your vacation in Istria you don’t need to travel away from the sea for long before the newly built hotels and apartments are replaced by rustic villages.
We want to help you discover and experience the secrets of Istria through our villa-hotel Palazzo Angelica located in Oprtalj/Portole, right on the edge of the old town. Remote lands of the Istrian countryside are not served by any regular public transportation service, but this definitely isn't a limiting factor when booking your vacation in Istria.
You can choose some local bus transfer companies: Autotrans, Brioni, Fils Pula, Črnja tours, Panturist; or international bus transfer companies: Flixbus, Bus transfer search engine for Croatia & Europe.
If you prefer coming by train, Croatian Railways will be the answer.
When you decide to visit Istria by sea, you can use fixed or seasonal ship lines provided by Adriatic Lines, Jadrolinija, Trieste Lines (Ustica Lines), or Venezia Lines.
The nearest airports are the ones of Pula, Trieste, Venice and Rijeka.
There is a range of companies providing car rental service, or private transportation to Oprtalj/Portole.
For your pleasant journey through Istria, you have at your disposition the Istrian motorway (at some parts semi-motorway), known under name Istrian Y.
If you booked your stay at Palazzo Angelica and need some help finding transportation, you can count on us.