National park Brijuni
Brijuni a mix of natural and cultural
With its 14 islands and islets covering and area of 7.42km2
Brijuni island are one of eight National parks in Croatia. Situated
on western Istrian coast National Park of Brijuni includes the
following islands: Veliki Brijun, Mali Brijun, St. Mark, Gaz,
Okrugljak, Supin, Supinić, Galija, Grunj, Vanga (Krasnica), Pusti
(Madona), Vrsar, St. Jerome and Kozada.
Some 10.000 years ago Brijuni were an integral part of Istria and
today they are divided from Fazana 20 minutes of nice boat drive
acros channel deep 12m.
Climatically Brijuni, Fazana and westren Istria are part of the
northern Mediterranean type of climate and have all the qualities
of the western Istrian coast with a relatively high value of
dampness in the air (76%). The average yearly temperature is 13.9C,
the precipitation average is 817mm, while the level of insolation
is 2350 hours per year.
The main characteristic of the Brijuni archipelago is the
extraordinary biological diversity given thanks to its geographical
location, its geological base and geomorphology, its diversity of
the habitat and its island isolation.
Excursions to Veli Brijun
The sightseeing tour includes: a ride by tourist train, visit to
the remains of the Roman villa rustica from the I century B.C. in
the bay of Verige, and the safari park which breeds the following
animals: zebra, Somali sheep, zebu (the holy east Indian humped
ox), dromedary, llama and elephant.
The tour also includes visits to the archaeological museum located
in the Citadel building from the XVI century and the Church of St.
Germain with permanent exhibition of copies of frescoes and
Glagolitic writings from Istra.
The sightseeing of the island of Veliki Brijun is organized
under un expert guidance in Croatian, Italian, Germain, Russian and
Excursion to Brijuni can be booked via fooloving contacts
several days before you plan your trip:
- Tel: +385 (0) 52 525 882, 525 883
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Children (age 4-14)
|Children (age 4-14)
During Christmas and New Year's Eve holidays (December 25 th -
January 3rd) as well as during the Easter holiday (April 5th-10th),
prices from the third column are charged.
* Informative prices, please contact National park for more
information and booking
** Minimum of 25 persons
*** On request - 1 hour