MEDIEVAL THEME PARK SANC. MICHAEL IN RAPANJI NEAR SVETVINČENAT

ISTRIADUCTION All Year | Weekend 12 - 19h | Pay per Entrance Sanc Theme Park. Michael is located on a beautiful 26,000 square meter property, just 3 km west of Svetvincenat in Rapanji. In addition to the impressive building made by the owners themselves, the Otočan family also offers a carousel, torture devices, a witch's dungeon, a souvenir shop and many other interesting features typical of the Middle Ages. Visitors can also try shooting a medieval bow and arrow. Being able to enjoy the natural environment and socialize with animals is an unforgettable experience. Visitors can also enjoy delicious dishes and drinks made from authentic earthenware made by a nice chef and his assistants and court ladies to serve you. Also on Tuesdays and Thursdays, he can actively participate in the play, in which brave knights demonstrate their knowledge and skill in handling swords and other weapons. And do not forget that somewhere in the corner of the castle, the enchanted Princess Aurora makes her secret beverage with which she has a plan to poison all the inhabitants of the castle, as well as some visitors ... Come and use the day in

2020-02-04T08:19:31+00:00By |Pets, Svetvinčenat, Things to do, |

FILM FESTIVAL TAKES A PLACE UNDER THE STARS IN ARENA PULA

ISTRIADUCTION  In July| Working time: All day| Pay per Entrance Pula Film Festival is the oldest film festival in Croatia and one of the oldest film festivals in Europe. Its trademark is the Arena, where the film screenings take place under the stars. Today it is the most visited cultural event in the Republic of Croatia, with over 73,000 visitors attending the great number of festival events. The festival program takes place at different city locations, attracting a large number of visitors. The competition program includes Croatian films, both feature and short films, usually premieres at the festival, as well as international program, children’s program, youth program, retrospective program and Pula Cinematheque. The accompanying sidebar program consists of programs for film professionals, film workshops, different exhibitions dedicated to cinematography and concerts. The jury awards the main festival prize – Grand Golden Arena for Best Festival Film. The Golden Arena is also awarded for the best director, screenplay, actor and actress, supporting actor and actress, DOP, editing, music, scenography and costume design. Another official festival award is also Octavian awarded by the Croatian Society of Film Critics (HDFK), and the Golden Gate of Pula,

2024-02-15T11:52:22+00:00By |Pets, Pula-Pola, Things to do, |

SNAILS FESTIVAL – FESTA DELLE CIOCHE – FEŠTA OD PUŽI IN GALIŽANA

ISTRIADUCTION  In August | Working time: All day| Free Entrance Snails Festival - Festa delle cioche - Fešta od puži is hold every year in mid-august (15.08.). Traditional festival of the snail is place where you can taste various snail specialties. Due to the highly prized meat snails dishes are considered a delicacy. Snails are prepared according to traditional recipes. During the day you have in the city a lot of things from photo exhibitions, different performance, race on ball bearing vehicle, bike tour, music, etc... One of traditional main event is as local call it “zamašćeni stup” , definitely have to see it. There is a lottery at end of the day (around 23:00 +/-), wait and see how lucky you are. [fusion_map address="latlng=44.93142360341199,13.869091633565403" type="roadmap" width="" height="" zoom="10" scrollwheel="yes" scale="yes" zoom_pancontrol="yes" animation="no" popup="yes" map_style="default" overlay_color="" infobox_content="" infobox="default" infobox_text_color="" infobox_background_color="" icon="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" /] MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2019-11-12T11:49:09+00:00By |Free, Pets, Things to do, Vodnjan-Dignano, |

THE FESTIVAL OF TERAN WINE AND TRUFFLES IN MOTOVUN

ISTRIADUCTION  In October | Working time: 12-20h | Free Entrance THE FESTIVAL OF TERAN WINE AND TRUFFLES | Single-day hedonistic exhibition that has been held for the last 7 years in the heart of teran&truffle country in Croatia, in a lovely picturesque Istrian town called Motovun. The festival includes the public tasting of almost all of the teran wines produced in and around Motovun, and usually around 20 producers join the tasting and the competition in which the best teran of the festival is chosen. The Festival also exhibits truffles and the biggest, which can grow as heavy as 500 grams, is awarded the title "Veli Jože". The Festival takes place in October, this year's date is October 21st. Check the date in your calendar and till then enjoy festival photos.   MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2022-03-22T19:13:56+00:00By |Free, Motovun-Montona, Pets, Things to do|

FISH FESTIVAL IN VRSAR

ISTRIADUCTION  In August | Working time: 19-2h | Free Entrance   Vrsar is the place if you want to eat fish. Vrsar brings fresh grilled fish on the seafront with the big Istrian culinary offer. Fisherman’s festival has become a traditional party attended by all locals and tourist. [fusion_map address="latlng=45.148846, 13.603539" type="roadmap" zoom="10" scrollwheel="yes" scale="yes" zoom_pancontrol="yes" animation="no" popup="yes" map_style="default" infobox="default" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" /] MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2019-10-12T14:00:55+00:00By |Free, Gastro, Pets, Vrsar-Orsera, |

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

2022-03-04T13:47:12+00:00By |Free, Pets, Pula-Pola, Sights|

THE BIG JOE | VELI JOŽE FESTIVAL – FOLLOW THE GIANT FOOTSTEPS UP TO THE HILL IN MOTOVUN

ISTRIADUCTION Saturday In June | Working time: 15-22:30h | Pay per Entrance   Enjoy the photos from festival and prepare to step into a magic world of a mythical atmosphere in the medieval town of Motovun at the festival of "Veli Joze"! Giants! Mythical creatures! Fairies and elves! These are all characters who will walk through Motovun in June. Be part of this fantasy world and may your lanterns grant you your giant wishes! The Festival Big Joe/Veli Jože will transport you to a place where history and fantasy merge into a breath taking world. The festival transforms the unique town of Motovun into a mystic wonderland every first week in June. Partake of giant manestra and leave with the taste of history and tradition on your lips. Let your appetite for an authentic historical and personal experience be satisfied! The attractions at the Veli Joze Festival beguile young and old with the release of magic lanterns.   MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2022-03-22T19:22:11+00:00By |Motovun-Montona, Pets, Things to do, |

KITE FESTIVAL KAMENJAK IN PREMANTURA

ISTRIADUCTION In May | Working time: 10-16h | Free Entrance Let’s Go fly a kite! Kite festival Kamenjak it’s an ideal family activity, everyone is welcome to attend also your little ones, pets. There is no admission to attend or to participate in the festival. Most folks come out to see the unique kites in the sky and to enjoy a beautiful day in Kamenjak. Try to make your own kite to be a part of the festival powered by wind. [fusion_map address="latlng=44.770788, 13.911121" type="roadmap" zoom="10" scrollwheel="yes" scale="yes" zoom_pancontrol="yes" animation="no" popup="yes" map_style="default" infobox="default" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" /] MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2020-02-04T08:06:58+00:00By |Free, Medulin, Pets, Things to do|

WINE FESTIVAL ON EASTER MONDAY IN GRAČIŠĆE

ISTRIADUCTION  In April | Working time: 8-20h | Pay per Entrance Every Easter Monday picturesque town Gračišće hosts wine tasting festival. Gračišće is a small historical town situated in Central Istria. Area of Gračišće was always known for its wine. This event offers good wine, quality wine producers, traditional food and cultural heritage of this small but very attractive city. At entrance, you can buy drinking glass for a wine tasting or just festival bracelet (without drinking glass you can’t enter in the wine cellar). With drinking glass, you can go through town and visit wine cellars and taste delicious, quality wines as many times as you want. There you can find people dancing and singing on local music, various gastro offer of traditional Istrian prosciutto, truffles, and cheeses. Tips: Take a wine cellar guide and try to check all wine cellar. Also, we recommend that you should buy drinking glass for wine tasting because without it you can’t enter in the wine cellar. [fusion_map address="latlng=45.219296, 14.011805" type="roadmap" zoom="10" scrollwheel="yes" scale="yes" zoom_pancontrol="yes" animation="no" popup="yes" map_style="default" infobox="default" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" /]

2021-03-02T13:27:24+00:00By |Gračišće, Pets, Things to do, |

STREET ART ON FACADES OF VODNJAN BUILDINGS

ISTRIADUCTION All Year| No Working Time | Free Entrance In Vodnjan you can find interesting murals located in different parts of the town. The art murals are brilliant and colorful pieces inspired by science, religion, cosmology and social matters. These were created during the Boombarstick and Street Art Festivals. Both festivals are attended by local and international ”street art” artists, who have painted the facades of much Vodnjan building. This combines old town with the modern artist’s imagination on the facades of Vodnjan buildings. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2022-03-11T13:47:22+00:00By |Free, Pets, Sights, Vodnjan-Dignano, |