Ahoy from Marina Veruda in Pula!
Are you currently sailing in Croatia? Maybe planning a trip to Istria? If so, then we recommend you visit Pula.
Pula or Pola is a popular holiday destination and the biggest city on the Istrian peninsula. The town is known for its many ancient Roman buildings, the most famous of which is Arena – one of the best-preserved amphitheaters and among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the world. Many concerts and festivals are held here, especially during summer, such as Pula Film Festival – a summer film festival showing the best of contemporary Croatian film. Other historic sites worth visiting are: Forum, the main square in the center of the city, Temple of Augustus (on Forum square), Pula Castle, locally known as Kaštel, an old fortress built by the Venetians, situated on a hill in the center of Pula. Besides rich history, Pula has also a long tradition in fishing, shipbuilding, tourism and winemaking.
When in Pula, make sure you also take a short trip to Brijuni, a group of islands famous for their scenic beauty. The archipelago was once an exclusive beach resort during the period of the Austro-Hungarian empire and president Tito’s summer residence from 1945 until 1980. Nowadays, it is a national park and an exclusive holiday resort. There are many interesting attractions on the Brijuni Islands, such as a safari park, ethno park, dinosaur footprints, remains of the Roman villa rustica, archeological museum, golf course etc.
If you need information on berthing options in Pula, check out our marina section or just click here.
If you’ve already chosen to moor your boat in Marina Veruda and want to have a glimpse of the atmosphere and space availability of the marina, just see the videos below.