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Region of Istria



Brijuni National Park is located on the southwest coast of Istria, and consists of fourteen islands with the surrounding sea. The two largest islands are the Veli (Great ) and Mali (Little) Brijun, and other smaller islands are St Marko, Gaz, Okrugljak, Supin, Supinic, Galija, Grunj, Vanga (Krasnica), Pusti (Madonna), Vrsar, St Jerolim and Kozada. On the relatively small islands, surface slightly larger than 7 squared kilometers there are around hundred sites and objects of archaeological, historical and cultural values from the first Neolithic settlements in the Gulf of Soline, modern fashionable resort and spa from the beginning of 20th century. There is also the presidential residence that during and after marshal Tito`s reign hosted numerous statesmen from all over the world. Brijuni have been visited by the Sofia Loren, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Gina Lollobrigida, Princess of Monaco Caroline Ranier, as well as Naomi Campbell, Flavio Briattore, John Malkovich, Jose Carrearas, Slavica and Bernie Ecclestone… Place is liked by the jet set of all times.
You can find traces of dinosaur as soon as you get off the boat in the port of Brijuni. There welcomes you three fingered dinosaur footprint from the group of Theropod (meaning "beast-footed"), as an intro to the 1700 years old olive, safari park and if you are golfer, the golf course on the Great Brijuni.

What to see:
Gradina, Castrum, Roman villa in the bay Verige, the Church of St. Mary from the 5th/6th cent, Vidikovac, quarries, Safari park, Tito’s memorabilia, Brijuni''s Cretaceous park ...
The pond and alley
In memory of the wild, neglected swamps of Brijuni before Koch’s malaria interventions, Kupelwieser and Alojz Čufar left one pond unchanged. Upon the water swim ducks and birds, and vegetation is magic. The pond is a little behind the Excelsior Hotel, next to the most famous alley of Brijuni.
Brijuni archipelago is a magical place where nature’s splendor and man’s ingenuity blend perfectly.

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Istra (Istria) - Town Fairs

Istra (Istria) - Town FairsIstra (Istria) has a centuries-old tradition of trade fairs which Istrian towns keep alive. Fairs are places where people trade, meet, communicate, have fun as always…

Bale, Barban – 2nd Saturday
Buzet – 1st Friday and 3rd Thursday
Labin – 3rd Wednsday
Motovun – 3rd Monday
Pazin – 1st Tuesday
Svetvinčenat – 3rd Saturday
Višnjan - 1st Thursday
Vodnjan – 1st Saturday
Žminj - 2nd Wednesday and St. Bartol's Fair – last Saturday in August
Pula – every Saturday in Ciscutti St. the fair of antiquities, numismatics and collectibles
Tel:+385 51 272 222
Fax:+385 51 740 027
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