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Pula Day Trip from Rijeka provided by CroTrips - Tours & Shore Excursions

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Pula Day Trip from Rijeka

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Overview
Pula, situated near the base of the Istrian peninsula, is the largest city in Istria. Its most famous attraction, the well preserved Roman amphitheatre, is one of the most famous sights in the whole of Croatia.
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  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Rijeka Central Market
  • 1
    Amphitheatre de Pula
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    Pula, like the rest of the region, it is known for its mild climate, smooth sea, beautiful beaches, and unspoiled nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. It has also been Istria's administrative centre since ancient Roman times. The most famous and important monument, the starting and ending point of every sightseeing tour is the Amphitheater, popularly called the Arena of Pula, which was once the site of gladiator fights. It was built in the 1st century AD during the reign of Emperor Vespasian, at the same time as the magnificent Colosseum in Rome. Today it is the venue for summer performances, which can seat about 5,000 spectators. The underground passages, once used by the gladiators, nowadays host a regular exhibition of viticulture and olive growing in Istria in ancient times. The exhibits include reconstructions of machines once used for the production of olive oil, wine and amphorae used for storing and transporting olive oil and wine. During our tour you will come across numerous monuments of Roman architecture: the Triumphal Arch of the Sergi from the 1st century B.C., Hercules’ Gate and Twin Gates, the Temple of Augustus, Arena and Small Roman Theatre in the town centre. Historical attractions aside, Pula is a busy commercial city on the sea that has managed to retain a friendly small-town appeal. Although marred with residential and holiday developments, the coast is dotted with fragrant pine groves, seaside cafes and a clutch of good restaurants. A unique experience will be moments of relaxation in the main town square, which has managed to retain its role as the meeting place since the Augustan Age.
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Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Pula city tour
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Amphitheatre de Pula
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  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • After the booking please provide additional information (all customer names, hotel details, pick up details etc.)
  • Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: cruise name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • A minimum of 3 people per booking is required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: CroTrips - Tours & Shore Excursions
Bev B
Bev B
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Great day
Driver picked us up from the hotel had a great day beautiful scenery and the driver was passionate about his countr
DrTomG
DrTomG
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Crazy place but interesting
As part of a doctors group we were asked to help out on the childrens hospital ....and we visited these caves on th
Rosie636
Rosie636
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A really interesting and scenic day
We had an excellent driver in Dajan who is very knowledgeable about the area. We went inland and saw old villages,
Andycaznowak
Andycaznowak
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Greatest tour from Rijeka
Thanks to the team of Cro trips it was a wonderful experience. Not only the landscape, history and places visited d
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  • Duration: 7h
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