ISTRIADUCTION June - August | Free Entrance Outside Istria, all roads lead to Rome, but in Istria all roads lead to Žminj, is one of the lessons that can be heard from the guide Karla Čerljenko Bulić on this season's free guided tour of Žminj called Žminjska šturija. And much more can be seen and learned through a short, only one-hour circular walk through the old town of Žminj: what do the remains of three concentric circles of the former Žminj defensive walls look like; which is the oldest non-sacral building in Žminj; why the interiors of the country churches were painted with frescoes and what is the usual order of the scenes depicted on them; how once the roofs of houses were covered with stone slates; what is it called, why is it called that and what does the oldest preserved Žminj city street look like; what happened to the only saved wooden altar from the church in Žminj that was destroyed in a fire a long time ago; where people gathered in Žminj in the past and where and on what occasions they gather today; how history and modernity intertwine in

2021-08-16T13:22:21+00:00By |Free, Pets, Things to do, Žminj, |


ISTRIADUCTION All Year| Working time: 16-22h | Free Entrance   While entering the tavern you are going to be welcomed by the fireplace, the smell of freshly home baked bread and a typical Istrian kitchen. There is mr. Pino cheef, he will be pleased to prepare that medium rare steak in his kitchen. They said that the philosophy of Pino is that he uses fresh and high-quality ingredients and make delicious dishes. We try the gnocchi with black truffles and magic medium rare steak it was delicious. The portion of the gnocchi was very small but bloody beefsteak was great. [fusion_map address="latlng=45.144943, 13.899730" 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

2019-10-12T14:03:44+00:00By |Gastro, Pets, Žminj, |


ISTRIADUCTION In April| Working Time: 11-20h | Free Entrance In small village Paladnjaki in April you can find how hardworking house wives from Žminj baked pinca under the baking lid. Pinca is a delicious sweet bread baked for Easter traditional gathering and served to celebrate the end of Lent. This event has special bond between gastro and traditional culture of Istria. When you arrived in village you need to found agroturisam “Paladnjaki” this is a nice traditional tavern with a big yard. In yard with a pool people are having fun, drinking wine and eating pinca. When you enter tavern, housewife will show you how the pinca was once kneaded and baked by the fireplace. They will explain how to make a pinca and they will share their recipes with you. In one moment group of dancers has entered on event and made the beautiful atmosphere with singing and dancing with their traditional dance”Balun”. Tips: Try to watch and ask housewives about whole process of baking pinca from flour, tricks to tasting. MORE ISTRIAGO

2022-03-02T07:26:02+00:00By |Free, Gastro, Pets, Things to do, Žminj, |