Istrian Classics – Art, Culture & History Mosaic
Istria, Croatia’s largest peninsula will attract you not only because of its coast but also because of its lovely and diverse inland.
Our first stop is Pula, the main town in Istria, with its numerous sights, including the very famous historical Roman
Amphitheatre, the sixth-largest in the world. The Temple of Augustus, the ancient town walls, the Golden Gate and many other monuments built under the Roman Empire prove that Pula was an important centre of that area.
Then follows a sightseeing tour of the picturesque town of Vodnjan. Be surprised by the rich multitude of buildings from different periods: Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. We will visit the famous Church Of St. Blaise which holds numerous relics belonging to 250 different saints, one of thorns from Jesus’s crown, fragment of the Holy Virgin’s veil, particle of Jesus’s Cross and mummified remains of various saints.
After Vodnjan we will visit Lim Channel – one of the most beautiful Istrian bays. It is a part of the 35 km long Lim Valley, stretching almost all the way to the town of Pazin at the heart of Istria. There we will enjoy in local specialities on our short lunch break. Afterwards we will board a boat and sat sail across the Lim Channel.
As soon as we set our feet on land again, we would go to Rovinj, one of the most romantic place in the Mediterranean! Feel the enchantment of the town in its narrow medieval streets and small squares, still untouched by modern urbanism. The town of Rovinj is the right destination for all seeking a long forgotten atmosphere of the times that have forever gone by.
Departure from the hotel according to the plan
08:00 – Departure from Poreč
09:00 – Arrival at Pula. Sightseeing
11:00 – Free time
12:00 – Departure from Pula
12:20 – Arrival at Vodnjan. Church visit
12:50 – Departure from Vodnjan
13:40 – Arrival to Lim. Lunch
14:40 – Boarding a vessel, departure from Lim.
15:40 – Departure, boarding a bus.
16:00 – Arrival at Rovinj, sightseeing
17:00 – Departure from Rovinj
18:00- Arrival at Poreč
Transfer, guide, tickets for Arena, lunch & panoramic boat cruise included in the price.
*This is just informational itinerary and changes may apply