Brijuni islands have very interesting story dating from classical times up to the present.
Some of the leading world figures had visited Brijuni in the past like Emperor Franz Joseph and the Queen of England, as well as numerous heads of state and celebrities like Mario del Monaco, Naomi Campbell, Placido Domingo, and many others.
Brijuni Islands are well known thanks to the Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito that enjoyed his summer days at his residence on the island of Veliki Brijun where he received numerous statesmen and celebrities as guests.
Brijuni are just 15 kilometers away from Medulin.
If you are a passionate golfer, you can spend a day at the golf course on the Brijuni Islands.
Brijuni Islands are one of 8 national parks in Croatia with exceptionally well preserved nature, bio-diversity and rich history .
Departure for the excursion which lasts 4 hours is from town Fažana by boat. Apart from a visit to Veliki Brijun, there are also organized visits to Mali Brijun with free time for swimming.
You can organize the excursion at any local tourist agency or you can go directly to town Fažana that is just a few minutes driving from Medulin and Villa Yasmin.