Valkane Beach, Pula

Valkane Beach, Pula

Valkane Beach is arguably the most recognizable beach in Pula. Located in Zelenika Cove, the beach is very popular with families due to its central location, accessibility and floating playground.

The beach is made mostly of rocks and pebbles. Grassy areas near the beach are good places for picnicking or having drinks near the sea. The beach includes a sports area with fields for bocce ball and beach volleyball.

Visitors are welcome to swim at Valkane Beach as water is typically calm. It is a good spot for snorkeling even for novices. The long, concrete pier is often used for diving. There is a lifeguard on duty.

Beach-goers will find rental services where sun loungers and small water crafts can be rented. There is a snack bar located on the beach with plenty of outdoor seating. However, vacationers may prefer to bask in the sun or sit in the shade of one of the many trees surrounding the beach.

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Valkane Beach on Map

Sight Name: Valkane Beach
Sight Location: Pula, Croatia (See walking tours in Pula)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Pula, Croatia

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