Join us on a journey through some of the most beautiful places of the Istrian peninsula and discover the valuable legacy of religious architecture. Find your own spiritual peace inside the most beautiful churches and monasteries in cities and small towns, on hills, sea shores and isolated villages along the way. Take a trip to Pazin and visit the church of Sv. Nicholas with monastery named Visitation of Mary.

Walk around the church of St. Peter and Paul and the Pauline monastery in the small village of St. Peter in the Woods. Live out the colorful history of the town Pula, visit the Cathedral of Assumption of Mary, the monastery and church of St. Anthony and indispensable symbol of Pula, Arena. When in Rovinj climb up to the church of Sv. Euphemia, then head to Poreč and prepare to be fascinated by the famous Euphrasian Basilica, the most beautiful monument of early Byzantine art listed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. In the end visit Vodnjan and take a look at the church of St. Blaise which holds 370 relics belonging to 250 different saints. Discover the fascinating buildings and recharge yourself with love and positive energy!

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Enveloped by the transparent waters of the Adriatic, the peninsula of Istria will amaze you with spectacular natural scenery in constant transformation over the course of the year. Coastal villages such as Rovinj, with its simple ports, fishing boats and narrow streets, reflect the spirit of the Mediterranean, while moving inland gives way to the kind of green and fertile hues associated with the landscapes of Provence and Tuscany.

Istria is indeed a feast for the eyes. Its streams flow to the sea through deep valleys and gullies which bring to mind the ancient local myths about giants. Rolling hills overlook the fields and valleys with little towns perched on the peaks, recalling some old paintings. The view is splendid: white-topped mountains, lush wheat fields, plateaux, valleys, vineyards and olive groves on hillsides, and, finally the sea.

As you get to know Istria you will notice more and more enchanting details: church facades and portals, tiny village alleyways with their specific architectural touches, the babble of a stream, the blossoming cherries. Everything is warm–hearted and friendly here: nature, towns and people.

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