The first thing that strikes you when you enter Motovun is its quietness. Motovun – located in 30 km from Porec city – truffles city is a very old city, famous for its truffles, and it seems to be living its own life, which has not changed over the past hundred years.
And, while the time itself is slowing down its pace, you involuntarily slow your walking down, keeping your breathing quieter.
World-known early Christian Euphrasian Basilica in Porec city is a unique sample of the Byzantine art. Basilica was built in the middle of 6th century on the stony foundation of the earlier St. Mavr church, which was built in the beginning of the 4th century.
Histria Aromatica herb park – this unique nature park on a small hill near Bale.
Covering an area of 25 hectares, the diversity of the Istrian Flora is presented: fig and olive trees, vines, and above all the 300 different aromatic fragrant herb plants provide a very special atmosphere.
Baredine is a cave not far from village Nova Vas near Porec city of Istrian Peninsula.
The depth of the cave Beredine is up to 66 m. Beredine is especially popular because of unusual forms of numerous stalactites and stalagmites in five cove halls. Many of them have their own titles and history.
Not far from Pula city — the touristic, economic and transport centre of Istria with many famous landmarks of Istria, one of which is the impressive ancient Roman amphitheatre — are the Brijuni isles, which can be reached by sailing across the Fazana channel.
Here, between Pula and Rovinj, on the area of only 7 sq.km. are 14 isles. Nature has created a real paradise here, which, at the turn of the 20th century, caught the attention of one of its owners Paul Kupelwieser.
Rovinj is one of the most mysterious, romantic and intriguing cities of Croatia. It is not for nothing that Rovinj is the best sightseeing, which is recommended in the TOP 10 places for visiting in Croatia.
The Old City is the historical center of Rovinj, which is situated on a peninsula in the center of which there is Cathedral Church of St. Euphimia.
Rovinj water area is very spectacular and has 22 islets. A new part of the city was built on the continent seaside to the south and north of the peninsula. Rovinj is a modern resort with developed tourist infrastructure such as modern hotels, sports facilities, night clubs and restaurants.
45th parallel belts the Earth on 45 degree to the north from equator; it passes through the entire Europe, Asia, Pacific ocean, North America and Atlantic ocean. Starting from the Main, or the zero meridian, 45th parallel crosses the France, Italy, Adriatic sea, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania and further to the east, around our Earth. … read more