For a small city, Pula boasts a wealth of remarkably preserved Roman ruins. Towering over the centre, is the imposing Roman amphitheatre, the world’s sixth largest. This engineering masterpiece dates back to the 1st century AD and was built entirely from local limestone. It is still used today as a major venue for concerts and shows. Head to the Archaeology Museum to learn more about the city’s past, or the 17th century Kaštel, a castle which holds the Istrian History Museum. Make the most of the beautiful coastline with a day trip by boat to the Brijuni islands, a Croatian National Park, or just enjoy the local beaches on the Verudela Peninsula. Head further down the coast by bike or bus to enjoy the stunning rocky landscapes and clear turquoise seas of Kamenjak, just 8 km from Pula and the southernmost point of Istria.