City Tour Best of Pula

A great introduction to the city of Pula that focuses both on history and culture as well as the modern everyday life of Pula. At a moderate pace, you will get a glimpse of how to live in the ancient Roman colony - ancient Pula.

The tour covers all the main sights of Pula including Forum Square together with the Temple of Augustus and the City hall, the Arch of Sergii, Giardini, Gates of Hercules, Twin Gates, Amphitheatre, and Tito's park many more.

During the tour, you will enter the Arena, have a tasting of local brandies, truffles, and olive oil, and get recommendations on the places to visit in your spare time, rounding up a well-informative yet fun tour.

This tour is available in English and German. For a tour in another language please contact us!
Price
35€ per person
Duration
2 hours
Destination
Pula
Travellers
2-12

Get familiar with Pula at Best of Pula with the Arena visit

A 2-hour special introduction to the city of Pula in English. Experience the best Pula has to offer in one unforgettable tour. Check out all the city must-sees, enter the 2000-year-old Roman amphitheater, and taste the local delicacies.

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A great introduction to the city of Pula that focuses both on history and culture as well as the modern everyday life of Pula. At a moderate pace, you will get a glimpse of how to live in the ancient Roman colony - ancient Pula.

The tour covers all the main sights of Pula including Forum Square together with the Temple of Augustus and the City hall, the Arch of Sergii, Giardini, Gates of Hercules, Twin Gates, Amphitheatre, and Tito's park many more.

During the tour, you will enter the Arena, have a tasting of local brandies, truffles, and olive oil, and get recommendations on the places to visit in your spare time, rounding up a well-informative yet fun tour.

This tour is available in English and German. For a tour in another language please contact us!
Highlights
  • Tick off the list the Old Town must-see sites in this 2-hour walk
  • Find out more about the history and culture as well as the modern everyday life of Pula
  • Visit the famous Roman amphitheater
  • Get suggestions on how to spend the rest of your stay in Pula
Tour Dates and Times
TOURS IN ENGLISH
Apr 1st to Oct 31st every day at 10 am

TOURS IN GERMAN
Jun 1st to Aug 30th every day at 10 am

NO TOURS
Sep 1st to Mar 31
Easter, Easter Monday
Destination
Pula
Departure Location
In front of Augustus Temple at Forum Square
Return Location
Tito's Park
Additional Information
Tour language: English and German Booking information: Automatic confirmation if at least 12 hours in advance. For last minute bookings please send us a message. This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants: If we do not reach that number, we will contact you to offer you different alternatives. Price for tour in English: Adult (15-99) 35€; Youth (7-14) 17.50€; Child (0-6) 0€ Price for tour in German: Adult (15-99) 35€; Youth (7-14) 17.50€; Child (0-6) 0€ How to recognize the guide: Look for the orange umbrella. Arena Pula: Visit of the amfiteatre may not available on days with concerts, festivals or other public events.
Price includes
  • 2-hour guidance around the Old Town
  • Entrance fees mentioned in itinerary
  • Guidance by a certified local guide with 500+ tours experience
Price does not include
  • Gratuities (optional)

Best of Pula requires a sign-up, so please sign up for the tour in advance. Feel free to check out our TripAdvisor reviews and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have.

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Forum Square

Meeting point at the main city square where you will get an introduction to the tour and the city.
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Temple of Augustus

Hear the stories about how was life in the Roman period and observe well-preserved ancient Roman temple.
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City Hall Square

If you get lucky you might catch the mayor working or drinking his coffee on the square and learn about the coffee culture in Croatia.
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Staircase leading to Fortress Kaštel

Get the local tip for the best view of the city.
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Statue of James Joyce

Sit in the company of a famous Irish writer and enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city.
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The Arch of Sergii

Pass through the "time portal", an old Roman triumphal arch, and observe its beauty even after 2000 years have passed.
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Giardini

Feel the mixture of ancient combined with modern - hear the stories about different rulers throughout the history and chit chat with locals during their coffee break.
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Gates of Hercules

Learn about the adventures of Hercules and hear the legend about the founding of Pula.
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Twin Gates

Walk along the ancient city wall and learn about the underground WWII tunnels.
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Arena or Amphitheatre

The most famous landmark of the city. Walk on the same sand where gladiators used to fight
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Tito's Park

The ending point of the tour - learn about how Croatia got its independence and get the best local tips on where to eat and what to do in your free time

More about this tour

This tour is the best way to experience Pula, relive its history, and feel the pulse of a modern city. Our local guides will take you on a stroll through the oldest streets of Pula visiting all the main sights while combining historical facts with the everyday life of an ancient city.

The tour takes you to both old and modern Pula. You will see the 2-thousand-year-old Augustus Temple, and the Triumphal arch, and stroll alongside ancient city walls while passing through popular local cafe streets. While walking the streets of Pula you will find out why Pula is a melting point of so many different, cultures, historical rulers, architectural styles, and languages during a complicated 3 thousand years of history.

The tour will take you inside the most important site in the city - the Roman amphitheater where you'll get a glimpse of what it meant to be a gladiator. At the end of the tour, you will feel like you know Pula by heart, ready to explore everything the city has to offer.

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