Magical Istria (from Pula and Medulin)
Admire the sun-dappled olive groves that make this place seem more Tuscan than Croatian. Tuck into a tasty Istrian lunch. Overall, it is a great day out!
- Walk about the old city of Rovinj all the way to the Basilica of St. Euphemia from where stretches a gorgeous view of Rovinj’s islands
- Homemade Istrian dishes are served in an ambience of an Istrian village
- Walk about the old city of Poreč, the streets of the old town on the way to the Euphrasian Basilica
Travel back in time to explore the Istrian peninsula. You will visit one of the most delightful hilltops villages in Istria, Bale, with its stoned streets wind in a circle around the hill. Discover Rovinj, otherwise known as little Venice. All tall townhouses and narrow cobblestone streets, this tiny seaside town looks like a mirror image of its Italian neighbour, only in miniature. Discover Poreč and his old town built on a small peninsula, which history began more than 2000 years ago, the old city is a cultural monument itself. Walk the old streets Decumanus and Cardo Maximus, by the remains of Roman temples of Mars and Neptune and more important monument the Euphrasian basilica, one of the most beautiful preserved monument of Early Byzantine art in the Mediterranean. Tuck into a tasty Istrian lunch. Overall, it’s a great day out.
Hotel departure followed by:
10:15 – arrival Bale, sightseeing
11:00 – departure Bale
11:20 - arrival to Rovinj, sightseeing, free time
13:45 - departure Rovinj
14:30 – arrival to Gržini, warm welcome with donkey present, lunch
15:30 – departure Gržini
16:15 – arrival Poreč, sightseeing, spare time
18:00 – departure to hotel
- Professional guide (sightseeing Bale, Rovinj and Poreč)