Istria is the perfect combination of coast to the interior. Cycling through the pine forests, olive groves with a spectacular view is invaluable. Towns and villages full of history and culture make this trip unique. The medieval towns on hilltops, attacked from all sides for centuries still stand and are waiting for you to enjoy the view from their summits. The coastal cities in the Roman and Venetian-style building, surrounded by walls with narrow cobbled stone streets are perfect to explore them.
Enjoy the history, culture, food and countryside on two wheels.
First day - arrival
Arrival and sastak of introducing to the trip. Distribution of equipment (bicycles, tickets, vouchers ...). Driving a van to Buja and moving the next day. Overnight at Hotel Casa Rural la Parenzana in the heart of Istria, ideal to start exploring the interior of Istria.
Second day - BUJE UMAG BUJE
Drive to the coast and along the vineyards all the way along the coast until you reach Umag. The city is built on a small peninsula in ancient times. After a tour of the city by bike through several villages we will come back to the hotel. Overnight stay.
Third day - BUJE-MOTOVUN
From Buja Come to Grožnjan. City on a hill on the north side of the river Mirna. His gaze extends to the sea on one side and the interior of Istria, on the other side. The narrow streets are full of art galleries where everyone will find something for yourself. We continue to Oprtalj also a medieval city on a hill with a beautiful Venetian palaces, narrow streets, covered passageways and some one of najljepiših views in Istria. From Oprtalj the road downhill to the meadow, the world center of truffles. On the hill in front of the Meadow is Motovun. Probably one of the most famous Istrian towns. It maintained the famous Motovun film festival. Overnight stay in Motovun at the castle.
4th day - MOTOVUN-TAR
Today begins the road to the sea. Follow the road towards Višnjanu and pass by the observatory (one of five famous observatory in the world). We continue to Visnjan located at 246 meters above sea level and from a view of Porec and the west coast of Istria. We continue along the road toward Tara, also a small town overlooking the sea with beautiful sea view and continue towards the village of Nova Vas.We pass several villages following the road and arrive in Porec. Overnight in Hotel in Porec.
5th day - KANFANAR-PULA
After duručka short drive to Rovinj. Kanfanar is a small town on a hilltop above the valley of the Lim Channel. The road passes through villages where you can see kažuni (traditional Istrian house in the fields). We pass through Vodnjan, a city with the highest bell tower in Istria. Through Galižana to an end. The road leads straight to the front of Pula's amphitheater. The only Roman monument that has all četiti towers where you can see all three styles of Roman construction. It is also the best preserved Roman monument in Croatia. Overnight at the hotel in the center of Pula.
6th day - Pula-Rovinj
The trail continues along the coast and comes to Fažana, a small fishing village with a lovely view of the Brijuni National Park, much to the city of Bale restorana.Nastavlja where you can view the palace Bembo and museum. On the way to Rovinj can turn to swamp Palud, ornithological reserve with as many as 217 species of birds.
The village Kokuletovica can turn to the historical site Monkodonja. Remains of buildings from 1800. the 1200th BC
Arrival at Rovinj, the pearl of the Adriatic with the st.The church and is visible from afar. Driving the old town which was once connected to the mainland. Everyone can enjoy the town of Rovinj. Overnight at Hotel Vila Lili.
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