Labin is a town in the south-eastern part of Istria, 5 km north-west of the harbour of Rabac. Labin is located on the main road Rijeka - Pula. It comprises two separate parts, the old town on top of the hill and the more recent settlement, Podlabin. It is situated on a limestone hill.
Labin is still in the great condition and it is the one of the most beautiful Istria’s town. Mining used to be the major occupation which has nowadays given way to metal industry, wood processing, trade and tourism. After conclusion of coal mines, they started to use theme as a tourist attraction. From the top of the old part of Labin a view is offered on Mt. Ucka, the town of Rabac, the Kvarner region, Gorski Kotar and Mt. Velebit. The Prklog cove was classified as a protected landscape. The surroundings of Labin provide a good hunting ground. The event known as the Cultural Summer - Labin is a festival of classical music. Nearby village of Dubrova has been the seat of the Mediterranean Sculptor's Symposium since 1970, where a park has been arranged with sculptures by home and foreign sculptors. In the Labin’s museum are ethnography collections, mining collections and etc.