The unique national Brijuni National Park, which is located on the south west coast of the Istrian peninsula, consists of 16 magical islands. On the island of Veli Brijun, you will be greeted by the scent of hundred-year-old pine trees, the crystal clear sea and the harmonious blend of the colours of the sky, rocks and woods. Here you can enjoy the untouched natural surroundings and discover many animal species from all over the world that freely walk around the green pastures of their empire. Brijuni has a rich history, and the first known traces of human life come from 3 B.C. Why not explore some of the many cultural-historical remains of which the best preserved and most famous are: the Roman country house with baths, Venus temple, the Byzantine Castrum, St. Mary's Basilica from the 6th century and the Church of St. Germain from the 15th century.