ISTRIADUCTION October | Working time: Weekend Event | Free Entrance October in Oprtalj is dedicated to Kestenijada. The first manifestation of this kind in Istria offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy this typical autumn fruit growing in the forests of the Oprtalj region. The event takes place in Oprtalj, in four differently different locations but interrelated with the theme of chestnut and riches of autumn fruit. On the square at the parish church pastry and pastry-bakery trades will present the sweet side of gastronomic offer on chestnut basis. Pastry workshops are also organized for all interested parties. At the same location, its products will be presented by producers of agricultural products from Oprtalj Municipality. There are two already traditional exhibitions, hunting trophies and mushrooms, and exhibition of works by participants of a small art colony. On the square at Lođe you can taste salty chestnut based dishes as well as mushroom and game boilers prepared in front of visitors. Raw and roasted chestnuts will be prepared and sold on several locations, along with a large bakery on the square in Lođe.
ISTRIADUCTION All Year| Working Time: 12:30-23h | Free Entrance Agroturizam Tončić, a small farmhouse tavern is a right place to try quality gastro menus with products made in hills on north side of Istria. There you can try perfectly tasteful creamy garlic, fennel or mushrooms soup with croutons. Also on the menu are gnocchi with "Boškarin" (the white grey long horned cattle in Istria) goulash or truffles. At the end of gastro offer is dessert, delicious chocolate-mascarpone cake or traditional famous cheesecake. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS
ISTRIADUCTION All Year| No Working Time | Free Entrance Aproximately 10km from Oprtalj, going up hill you will come to a small place call Zrenj. According to some historical sources Zrenj is the birthplace of St. Jerome (347-420 yr.), Saint and translator of the Bible into Latin. In the center of Zrenj is the church of St. Jurja with a bell tower, from which you can see most of the central Istria. Every year in August is held the International Meeting of accordion, where accordionists from Italy, Slovenia and Croatian meet and performe. Zrenj and nearby villages are famous for their farmhouse restaurants and hunting. Enjoy the local food, comfortable accommodation and natural beauty of the area. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS