Hum in Croatia: The Smallest Town in the World!

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Hum in Croatia is officially the world’s smallest town. With a population of 28 residents, this micro-town has an urban structure consisting of city walls, a city gate, a cemetery, 2 churches, a restaurant, and some residential buildings, and is, therefore, recognized as a town.

Why Visit Hum?

Historical exploration

Hum allows you to take a step back in time. Stroll through the narrow cobblestone streets, surrounded by ancient stone houses and historic churches. Admire the “Glagolitic Alley,” a collection of stone monuments with ancient texts in the Glagolitic alphabet, a true gem for history enthusiasts.

Taste the local culture and flavors

One of the highlights of visiting Hum is tasting local specialties. The traditional liqueur called “Biska” is made here and is a must-try. Explore the delicious Istrian cuisine in local restaurants and savor the flavors of the region.

Peace and relaxation

If you’re in need of peace and relaxation, Hum is the ideal place. The town exudes a serene atmosphere, perfect for unwinding and escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Explore the beautiful surroundings

Hum is surrounded by a picturesque landscape with green hills, vineyards, and olive groves. Take a stroll through the area and enjoy the natural beauty.

Good to know

Hum is located in the hinterland of Istria and can be easily reached by car from various holiday destinations. It’s only a 1-hour drive from Porec, Umag, and Rovinj, 1 hour and 10 minutes from Pula, and just 40 minutes from Opatija. You can also fly from Rotterdam Airport to Pula or from Eindhoven to Rijeka.

Where to stay in Hum?

The House Vera: This 110 m² holiday house offers two bedrooms and a cozy fireplace room, perfect for a relaxing stay.

Adorma Hum: This modern holiday apartment is centrally located in Hum and offers tasteful and modern decor.