A small places situated in central Istria reflect the beauty of old times.
Would you like to find out more about the small and charming medieval places? If you've never visited our beautiful region and would like to take a walk on the streets of its towns, or you already have visited it and would like to remember those magical little streets, towers, churches, old palaces, emblems, greenery that surrounds them ... We offer you the possibility of virtual tour at the most famous places in this part of the region.
The hilly landscapes await for You in Grožnjan which is famous for art galleries and artists, and then in Završje which is characterized by a 40 cm leaning bell tower, so called Istrian leaning tower. Oprtalj is one of the most picturesque towns in northern Istria. There are famous medieval walls of Motovun-Montona below which is situated the Motovun-Montona forest, in which you can find truffles, and in summer evenings, enjoy the International Film Festival.
Visit Hum, and you'll find yourself in the smallest town in the world, and also in Roč - protected cultural monument bellow which is situated the Glagolitic Alley.
In Draguć were many movies where shot, find out about the reasons why by trying out the virtual tour.
In the surroundings of Tinjan you can visit the old stone walls and kažun (stone shelter) and, just as in other places, small streets and alleys. If You get hungry, it's good to know that you're visiting the Municipality of Ham. In Savičenta or Svetvinčenat you will be impressed by the castle Grimani and the square with its Renaissance architecture.
At the nearby Dvigrad there are the remains of medieval town which are found at the top of the ruins of an early Christian church of St. Sophia. The old town core of Bale-Valle will captivate you with its stone paved streets and medieval castle of families Sardo and Bembo from the 15th century. At the seabed, on the shores of Bale-Valle the dinosaur bones have been found, which are today preserved at the gallery "Ulika".
Gračišće will win You over with its medieval structure, numerous cultural - historical monuments and churches. In its vicinity there are numerous cycling and hiking trails.
You can start from north to south or from east to west, it does not matter, because every place has its unique beauty, with unforgettable experiences and impressions.
With a click you can check a fascinating display of the magical places which are situated at the picturesque hills where You can enjoy in their peace and beauty ...