along the south-west coast of the Istrian peninsula; they are separated
from the Istrian mainland by the Fazana Channel which is 3 kilometers
The archipelago of
and twelve smaller islands off Pula make up the National Park Brijuni,
which covers an area of 36 square kilometers, including the surrounding
National Park is famous for its luxuriant Mediterranean
vegetation, marine fauna and a safari park. There is also a zoo with
in rare animal and plant species, and contains some extraordinary
of Roman and Byzantine heritage.
On account of their exceptional
natural beauty, these islands have been a preferred summer hideaway for
many statesmen of the world.
- Brijuni rivijera project includes four
locations in the southwestern
part of Istrian coast, in the area of Fazana municipality in the north
and the city of Pula in the south.