ISTRIADUCTION In September| Weekend | Free Entrance Did you know that Istria also has its own desert? Near the town of Šterna not far from Grožnjan is the 'Istrian desert', which consists of "dunes" of marl or tašela, as this fine-grained sedimentary rock is often called in Istria. Although in Istria, especially in its central and northern part, we often come across such parts of the landscape, here we are talking about a unique concentration of such forms on a fairly large area. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS