Next Avenue: Istria is the most romantic place in the world


Istria, one of the eight most romantic places in the world, has been declared the ideal destination for a second honeymoon!

The list of top travel destinations for couples, found on the portal Next Avenue, was made by Abbie Kozolchyk, a renowned author of travels guides, from New York.  The list especially caters to active, older people in their golden years. She was inspired by her stay on the Istrian Peninsula in May of last year when she decided that Istria  “could very well carry the title of the most romantic place on Earth“.

“From its small medieval towns located on foothills to the coast of the clear turquoise blue sea, it is easily accessible to travellers, yet free of crowds”, says Abbie.  She recommends the towns of Grožnjan and Motovun, and the fresh fish, olive oil and truffles, all which in her opinion can hold their own in comparison to the same Italian products.

When going on a second honeymoon, says Kozolchyk, people pay more attention to the destination; they have more time and money and can therefore start off on their dream trip. Besides Istria, she also considers Kenya, Borneo, Cancun, northwest India, the luxurious Caribbean destination of Turks and Caicos, and the Antarctic, as being the most romantic places.  



Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016, 2017 and 2018

  • Istria 52 Places To Go In 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.