Vodnjan – a famous tourist destination in the southwest of Istria. On every corner, the city exudes history, every path hides a building, a church, a palace built in the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. The most interesting is the Gothic palace of the Bettica family, a popular castle built in 1300. The parish church of sv. Vlaho [St. Blaise] is attractive and has the tallest bell tower... Read more
Barban is a picturesque medieval acropolis-style village in Istria. It has a rich history and had many different rulers in the past: the Habsburgs, the Venetians, and the French. Many traces of its past can be found in cultural monuments and numerous interesting sites.
Well preserved buildings from the Baroque and Gothic periods, frescos and Glagolitic documents, four churches,... Read more
The birthplace of Marco Polo was built on the foundations of a Greek colony, and is the historical and tourist centre of the largest island in the Dubrovnik region. It is famous for its streets that are shaped in the form of a fish bone and well-preserved Gothic and Renaissance buildings.
Among them stands out the Cathedral of sv. Marko [St. Mark], whose rich interior guards the... Read more
Fažana is an attractive destination due to its proximity to antique Pula and for its port for boats which go to the Brijuni islands.In antique times, the Roman patricians built their villas and country residences in Fažana and its surrounding area and planted olive groves. The town received its antique name Vasianum after the... Read more