ELEGANT WALK THROUGH ISTRIAN HOLLYWOOD IN DRAGUĆ

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | No Working time| Free Entrance Did you know that Draguć is known as a place where numerous films have been made in which it played the part of middle ages cities. Draguć was Florence in a movie Libertas,  La Femme Musketeer with Nastassa Kinski i Gerard Depardieu, Melita and more.  Take a walk through Draguć with elegant B&W tone and met friendly people. Tips: because bar is closed after 20:00h try to get there before if you want to drink something. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-05-05T06:47:52+00:00 By |Cerovlje, Sights|

AUGUSTUS TEMPLE AND THE FORUM SQUARE IN PULA

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | Working time: 0-24h | Free Entrance Forum is a central square of ancient Pula build during the 1st century BC. It is located in the western part of the town. The Temple of Augustus is a Roman building, built during the early ages of the Empire. Its decoration reflects the Late Hellenistic influence. Today you can find on the Forum Square, City  Hall, Turist Board and lots of restaurants and bars. During summer period on the central square you can enjoy drinking cold beer and watching street exhibitions. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-04-23T08:08:54+00:00 By |Pula-Pola, Sights|

WALK THROUGH OLDTOWN STREETS TO VISIT ST. EUFEMIA CHURCH IN ROVINJ

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year| No Working time | Free Entrance Walkthrough old streets of Rovinj and get lost in the old town or have a glass of wine by the sea. There you can find many narrow streets with artistic spirit. There are many artistic souvenirs shops, bars, and taverns but we want to get up on that hill where is placed church of St. Eufemia. There is an interesting story about this church more on:  http://www.inforovinj.com/eng/rovinj/znamenje/legenda-sv-eufemija.asp Tips: When you already in Rovinj try to make a photo near Batana. Batana is the traditional Rovinj's fishing wooden boat from 4 to 8.5 meters with flat bottom that enables navigation and fishing in shallow water. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-04-03T09:58:39+00:00 By |Rovinj-Rovigno, Sights|

BEAUTIFULL SMALL VILLAGE CALLED GOLOGORICA NEAR PAZIN

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | Working time: 0-24h | Free Entrance   Before you enter the main gate you will notice on your right side gate build in 1759. Once you enter the village you will see in front of you the Parish Church of St. Peter and Paul from the 17th century. Standing on the square, in front of the Parish Church, on your left side you will note the most interesting building in Gologorica. This was the house of De Franceschi family and was built in 1711.On the hilltop going back from main gate, on the left side you will also see the smaller Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary dating back to the Romanesque period. It houses Gothic frescoes made around 1400. Gologorica is also known for the agritourism Gologoricki Dol that is located in Lukacici in the Gologoricki Dol (Gologorica Valley). http://www.istriago.net/agritourism-dol-sets-standards-rural-tourism-gologoricki-dol/   MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-02-07T10:40:16+00:00 By |Cerovlje, Sights|

LOCALS BRING US TO THE STRONG ENERGY FIELD IN ST. FOŠKA CHURCH NEAR VODNJAN

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | No working time | Free Entrance This spiritual place Saint Foška in Istria is magical. It's situated near the city of Vodnjan, in the middle of the Istrian countryside surrounded by very old olive trees. It's a legend story about that little church with big miracles, and after visiting this place, locals said that miracles have been observed. The local people say, that there is a strong energy field going from Brijuni islands through the sea until to the Foška church. And it's not unusual that you see people are meditating to absorb energy. It's a place where heaven meets earth. We visited this unique church and one thing we can say, spiritual or not, the place touched us and left it's mark. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2017-10-02T06:51:05+00:00 By |Sights, Vodnjan-Dignano|

NEZAKCIJ – HISTORICAL ISTRIAN SETTLEMENT WITH A GLORIOUS PAST

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | No Working time | Free Entrance   Do you know where is Nezakcij? No? Well, it is time to visit and learn something interesting about that little historical place who is located in southern Istria, between the village of Muntić and Valtura, east of Pula. Nezakcij (lat. Nesactium) was an important town in the Istrian history. It was the capital of Histri's tribe. At present this locality represents an archaeological park featuring conserved architectonic remains from the Roman and Late Roman periods. The discovered urns and other objects that were placed into graves as offerings point to several layers of habitation and interment in the period from the 11th century BC until the Roman conquest. Local Histrian goods and luxurious imported items connect Nesactium and Histrian culture, whose center the former represented, with cultures from almost the entire area of the Mediterranean and Central Europe. The Romans had demolished the capital of the Histri after their siege in 177 BC and building a new town on the same location. The town survives the fall of the Roman Empire and the upcoming of the Christianity, but didn't resist the babraric attacks

2018-02-07T10:44:05+00:00 By |Ližnjan-Lisignano, Sights|

BOLJUN – WELL-HIDDEN ISTRIAN SECRET

ISTRIADUCTION All Year | No Working time | Free Entrance   BOLJUN is an ancient little town in the northeast of Istria, in the Lupoglav Municipality. It was built around the well-preserved medieval castle. The town has a wide view of the Boljunčica Valley and the Učka mountain range. From the 15th to the end of the 17th century this not a town, not a village place reached the peak of its development. There was a judge and town mayors, numerous altars were taken care of by fraternities, glagolithic script was used and taught. Since then, Boljun has lost its importance and life has almost stopped. However, the town has not collapsed but surprises every tourist with pleasant prospects. Church of St. Cosmas and Damian dates back to the 12th century. It can be found at the entrance into the place, beside the former main gate (destroyed after World War I to allow large vehicles entry). A Glagolithic inscription dated 1543 was built next to the wall of the sacristy. Latin inscriptions (1698 above the entrance, 1705 on the triumphal arch) give evidence of later restorations of the church. The votive altar of Gaius Valerius Priscus, a fabric

2017-08-28T07:14:41+00:00 By |Lupoglav, Sights|

WALK THROUGH POREČ AND DISCOVER ITS HISTORIC CENTER

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year | Working time: 9-21h | Free Entrance   Walk through Poreč and discover its historic center and find its countless small streets. First we saw beautiful couple on the bench. <3 love is in the air<3. After we came to the square in the historic streets of the city, we saw the tower of the alley and headed for the Euphrasian basilica. Beautiful Basilica is one of the best preserved monuments of early Byzantine art in the Mediterranean. Entering the basilica you can see the historical remains built in the 6th century on the site of an early Christian church, in the time of Bishop Euphrasius and Byzantine Emperor Justinian I..  From 1997, it’s on the UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites. Tips: Try to found local guide like we had to explore good gastro offer in town. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-06-11T06:00:17+00:00 By |Poreč-Parenzo, Sights|

THE BIGGEST AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN FORTIFICATION IN ŠTINJAN NEAR PULA

ISTRIADUCTION All Year | Working time: On Call | Free per Entrance   Huge fortification on the coast has left us a unique impression. Large massive stone walls placed on rocks and covered with greenery and trees are simply a unique sight. The fortification was built in the 19th century during the Austro-Hungarian Empire as part of the defense shield of the main naval harbor. If you ask for the fortress to open you will have a chance to see tunnels and beautiful views from the top of the fort. Tips: Various entertaining events are often held inside the fortress, which adds extra value to the beautiful fortress. Try to search event program  to have some fun inside the biggest fortification in Štinjan.   MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2017-08-08T06:55:18+00:00 By |Pula-Pola, Sights|

MORE THAN 10.000 STONES FOR MINIATURE REPLICA OF GALIŽANA

ISTRIADUCTION  All Year| No Working time| Free Entrance   When you have hands full of creativity, you can do anything. A creator from Galižana Giovanni Fabris constructed a miniature replica of his place. Carefully, to the slightest detail, he kept a bit of history and the former way of building. Houses, balconies, windows, stone walls and all those tiny details are part of the Galižana story.   MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2017-08-07T06:29:13+00:00 By |Sights, Vodnjan-Dignano|