Places To Visit and Things To Do
You will not want to miss all the wonders Istria has to offer. There are many natural beauties protected under various categories, from national and nature parks to special reserves. Numerous castles are located strategically. Although mostly abandoned today, they used to provide homes to the most powerful noble families. For all the explorers there is the karst relief which is characteristic for the major part of Istria. It facilitated the emergence of numerous caves, caverns and pits.
In the area there is something for everyone. The entire region offers enormous versatility, whether it is cycling on the great bike paths, hiking or simply exploring the beautiful Adriatic. More traditional excursions in the Istrian hinterland, or maybe you are interested in the picturesque towns such as Rovinj, Motovun, Porec and Novigrad which are easily reached from our Villa. Apart from all that you can also visit two water parks and action parks, that are 15-20 minutes drive away
OLIVE OIL ROADS
The olive oil roads will take you to some of the most outstanding olive oils in the world. Istria’s olive oils were highly valued even in the time of the Roman Empire. Marcus Valerius Martial, writer of epigrams who lived in the first century, paid tribute to Istria’s olive oils by exclaiming that his native Cordoba was “as perfect as the oil of Istria”.