Pazin Cave

This cave is a top attraction that leaves a strong impression on every visitor - from Dante Alighieri and Jules Verne to everyone else who has had the chance to see this unique work of nature.

Hundred metres underneath the largest and best preserved medieval castle in Istria, the largest Istrian karst river Pazinčica disappears into the crater of this most striking example of karst evolution in Istria and the surrounding area. The river Pazinčica forms numerous cascades of different sizes, the most interesting being Pazinski krov and Zarečki krov. Pazinčica reappears at the well of the Raša river spring and also in Lim Channel.

The educational walking trail which total length is 1300 m offer a canyon view and the adventure starts on Bridge Vršić nearby the Castle and leads you through the banks of Pazinčica where you start a gentle winding climb up to ''Piramida''(Pyramid) lookout and on to the terrace of the Hotel Lovac, where you can admire the stunning panorama.

The sightseeing is individual, there is no guide, which is why there are notice boards in different foreign languages along the path where you can learn more about carst phenomenon, hydrography, the flora of the abyss, legends, researches and brave explorers.

Opening hours and prices for the educational walking trail:
VI - IX: 10:00 - 19:00
Adults: 20 kn
Children (up to 12 years): 10kn

Tickets can be purchased at the zip-line, the tickets won't be charged in case it rains, entrance at your own risk. The underground sightseeing is not included.

» If you are a fan of adrenaline, visit the cave with experienced speleologists and explore the underground world in an attractive speleo adventure or take a ride on a zip-line over the Pazin Cave!

Karojba 57e, Karojba
M: +385 (0)91 543 77 18, +385 (0)91 168 31 


Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016 and 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

  • Best Wine Regions for Winter and Spring Travel 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.