Historical attractions surround our modern resort
Located four kilometres from the 3,000-year-old city centre of Pula, Park Plaza Verudela Pula sits on the coast of the beautiful Adriatic Sea. This family-friendly resort surrounded by lush vegetation is near some of the best attractions on the Punta Verudela Peninsula. Hop aboard public transit or hire a car to visit the Archaeological Museum of Istria or the Historical and Maritime Museum of Istria, which is housed in the hilltop Venetian Fortress. For a more direct experience of Istrian history, visit the first-century Amphitheatre at Pula, the sixth-largest Roman amphitheatre in the world. Don’t want to plan your own itinerary? Book a thrilling tour or excursion
on site at the resort.
Festivals and events in Pula
Make the most of your stay by exploring local festivals and events. Attend a concert, film festival or sporting event, or take part in a national holiday celebration.
Don’t miss these nearby attractions:
- Aquarium Pula (0.4 km)
Home to Adriatic, Mediterranean and tropical marine life, Aquarium Pula is located in an ancient Austro-Hungarian fortress.
T: +385 (0) 52 381 402
- Amphitheatre at Pula (4 km)
This Tuscan-style amphitheatre is the only Roman structure of its kind to have four remaining side walls.
T: +385 (0) 52 219 028
- Archaeological Museum of Istria (4 km)
Explore Croatia’s prehistoric, classical and medieval periods at this inspiring museum.
T: +385 (0) 52 351 300
- Historical and Maritime Museum of Istria (4 km)
This museum chronicles Istria’s past from the High Middle Ages to present day through a remarkable collection of 40,000 artefacts.
T: +385 (0) 52 211 566
- Roman Forum (4 km)
Built in the first century BC as a Roman forum, this structure now operates as Pula’s town hall.
- Small Roman Theatre (4 km)
This intimate performance venue on the northeastern slopes of present-day Pula was once located within Rome’s city walls.
- Temple of Augustus (4 km)
Dating back to 2 BC, this Roman temple was originally dedicated to the goddess Roma and the reigning emperor Augustus.
- Triumphal Arch of the Sergi (4 km)
Also known as the “Golden Gate,” this ornate architectural marvel was erected by the Sergi family in 27 BC.
- Brijuni National Park (20 km)
Enjoy a hike through this beautiful, serene national park.
T: +385 (0) 52 525 888
- Lim Fjord (35 km)
Part of the lush Lim Valley, this 35-kilometre-long inlet resembles a Scandinavian fjord.
- Cave Baredine (60 km)
Cave Baredine is a vast natural treasure full of stalagmites, stalactites and intriguing geomorphic sculptures.
T: +385 (0) 52 421 333
- Bus station (just outside the resort)
- Port of Pula (4 km)
- Train station (4 km)
- Pula Airport (PUY) (13 km)
Public buses run between city-centre Pula and the resort every 20 minutes. The cost for a one-way bus ticket is approximately €1.40.