Despite the growing number of visitors from year to year, Novigrad manages to preserve the image of a peaceful fishing town.
Hidden behind the rest of the walls, Novigrad preserves a long history and tradition. Take a walk through the old city, which hides mysterious stories and myths about the origin of the city. In addition to a rich history, various recreational facilities are offered. Numerous walking and cycling paths, untouched nature nearby and clear sea are the main reasons why Novigrad has become a desirable camping destination. The ideal location of the campsites contributes to the popularity of Novigrad as a destination.
Campsite Aminess Sirena is just a short walk from the city center and offers mobile homes and pitches with all connections directly at the sea. Campsite Kastanija, located on the Pineta peninsula, offers mobile homes with a shared pool, but also those directly by the sea. We must not forget the Aminess Maravea Camping Resort. With its 4 stars, in 2021 it receives the ADAC award for highest quality. The camps in Novigrad will certainly not disappoint with their quality and content.
What is the easiest way to get to the campsites in Novigrad with a camper or camper trailer?
Guests from Germany and western Austria, as well as Liechtenstein and the eastern part of Switzerland, usually travel through Slovenia, but since there are often traffic jams at the Karavanke tunnel, they often detour through Italy (Villach - Udine - Trieste - Kopar - Novigrad).
Guests from the eastern part of Austria travel through Slovenia (Graz - Maribor - Ljubljana - Kopar - Novigrad), while those from the central and western part of Switzerland travel through Italy (Lugano - Milan - Venice - Trieste - Kopar - Novigrad).
Guests from the Czech Republic and Slovakia travel through Austria and Slovenia (Vienna - Graz - Maribor - Ljubljana - Koper - Novigrad), and guests from Italy travel through Slovenia (Trieste - Kopar - Novigrad).
If you are coming from Italy, we have described a detour that will allow you to avoid paying the vignette in Slovenia: https://adriacamps.com/en/news/how-to-avoid-slovenian-vignette-your-way-to-croatia/.
What is the best way to move in and around the campsite?
Inside the campsites, guests move around mostly on bicycles or e-scooters. There is also a tourist train in Novigrad that connects the city center with the surrounding hotels and camps on two routes:
For an additional fee, you can also use a taxi boat that will take you from any camp to the city center.
What are the best family campsites in Novigrad?
The best family campsite in Novigrad is Aminess Maravea Camping Resort.
Do the campsites in Novigrad offer activities throughout the season?
Yes, campsite guests can enjoy various animation programs from the middle of June to the beginning of September. The animation is intended for children from 4 to 12 years old, but also for adults.
There is also a handful of fun activities at sea, such as renting pedal boats or SUPs, but also the possibility of surfing, diving, sailing, etc.
For more information about the activities available at each camp, please visit the camp pages.
Outside the campsites you can enjoy various water and sports activities (biking or hiking), explore the nearby towns, taste traditional Istrian food and wine, etc.
To make it as easy as possible for you, here are some suggestions for your stay in Novigrad:
• Aquapark Istralandia near Novigrad
• Aquapark Aquacolors near Poreč
• Dinopark in Funtana.
Which are the best pet-friendly campsites in Novigrad?
Pets are allowed at all campsites in Novigrad, but be sure to check the individual campsite pages to see if pets are allowed without further inquiry or upon request. One of the best pet-friendly campsites is Aminess Maravea Camping Resort.
What are the facilities for pets at the campsites in Novigrad?
All of the campsites in Novigrad have specially designated beach areas that welcome pets, as well as showers (in certain sanitary facilities). The well known Dog Dreams beach and bar is located near the Kastanija camp. The nearest veterinary clinics are located in Umag and Poreč, about 15 km from Novigrad.
What are the pitches in the campsites in Novigrad equipped with?
In general, campsites are equipped with electricity, water and drainage hook-ups. Most pitches in Novigrad have electricity and water hook-ups, while drainage hook-ups are less common. Keep in mind that a CEE adapter is required to connect to electricity, and the power of the connection is usually 10A. Only a few campsites have connections up to 16A. You will find all the necessary information about the availability of hook-ups on the pages of the individual campsites.
Is barbecuing allowed in the Novigrad campsites?
Barbecuing is allowed in designated barbecue areas. Some of the campsites allow barbecuing on the pitches and you can find information about this on the individual campsites.
What shops can I find nearby?
Each campsite has a supermarket or a mini-market. There are also other grocery stores in the area:
• Plodine - Carlotte Grisi 1, 52466 Novigrad
• Konzum - Carlotte Grisi 5, 52466, Novigrad
The nearest store that sells camping equipment is in Poreč (which is about 15 km from Novigrad):
• Meridian nautika d.o.o. - Mate Vlašića 24 A, 52440 Poreč.
What restaurants can I find in the campsites in and around Novigrad?
In Novigrad campsites you will find mainly à la carte restaurants. In the Aminess Sirena camp, you can also book breakfast or breakfast and dinner in a nearby hotel, and in the Aminess Maravea Camping Resort, you can only book breakfast (these services can be arranged directly at the camp reception). In the town of Novigrad you will find restaurants serving traditional Istrian dishes as well as international specialties. Some of the most famous restaurants are tavern Anni, Vecchio Mulino, tavern Amfora, tavern Astarea and Primizia food and wine. Before visiting them, be sure to check the menu and prices so that you can choose what suits your taste.
What are the beaches like in and around the Novigrad campsites?
The beaches of the Novigrad campsites are mostly rocky or pebbled. On most beaches it is possible to practice various water sports (charged extra). Many of the beaches in Novigrad have been awarded the Blue Flag. Sun beds and umbrellas in the campsites are charged according to the campsite pricelist for the current year.
Fully flexible booking
Due to the uncertain travel situation, it is important to book flexibly. At AdriaCamps you can cancel this accommodation free of charge up to a few days before your arrival.