Short description: day which will surely stay in a good memory. We have created a combination of taste and natural and cultural tour of this beautiful area... The excursion starts in the early morning hours. Our expert and professional guide comes to you in the hotel, and we set out on this beautiful trip
We start with the exploration of the beauties of Istria .. and its fascinating coastline
Poreč Porec old town is a tourist stage: a place where you can learn from the monuments of the past and walk the paved streets built during the Roman era. The unique monument is the Eufrasiana Basillica, early Christian cathedral as well as other monuments to the 2000 long history of Porec. Historical center of Porec is a diverse place of entertainment.The unique monument of the Basilica, early Christian cathedral, but there are many other eloquent witness 2000 years long history of the city. After Porec, we will go to another known and beautiful city
Rovinj On this Mediterranean town situated on the peninsula you will surely enjoy the walk in the beautiful old city streets, visits to the churches, the church of St. Euphemia (patron of the city), the beautiful waterfront, and many boats anchored in the harbor... After seening Rovinj we go to:
Panoramic ride through Lim Channel north of Rovinj is one of the most beautiful natural resources of the Istrian peninsula, the Lim bay, or as some call it: the Lim Channel. Lim Bay is part of the 35 km long Lim Valley, which extends almost to the center of Istria to the town of Pazin. Lim bay a is a little longer than 10 km, with maximum depth of thirty meters, and on its widest part is around 600 meters wide. On both sides rise very steep hills, sometimes to a height of 100 m. The name Lim comes from the Latin word Limes (boundaries), since the valley divided two Roman provinces at the time of the Roman Empire, todays cities Porec and Pula. A pleasant boat ride will take us through the channel where you will enjoy nature as it combines crystal blue sea and green forest lasting 45 minutes. After a panoramic drive we depart for the central Istria for delicious
lunch in agroturism Ferlin: in the heart of Istria, in nature, there is an agroturism Ferlin .. The tavern will welcome you with the hospitality, a fireplace and the smell of warm bread and other delicacies from the oven. We have prepared for you a traditional lunch:
- Istrian manestra
- veal with potatoes under the bell
- Dessert: fritule i krostule
- Istrian wine
The particularity of this gastronomic experience is that you will have the chance to see traditionally made Istrian folk costumes, as well as try them on.
Duration: 8 hours
Included: professional tour guide of Porec and Rovinj, also the companion during the trip; panoramic ride of Lim Channel lasting 45 minutes, and lunch with the above menu in agritourism Ferlin.
Short desription: If you would like to depart from the city of art galleries, of enchanting churches and of baroque palaces and set out to the infinity of the magnificent views of the Kvarner bay where you can rinse your eyes with the healing tears of St Lucia – choose Bella vista trail and take the road from the upper part of Labin in the direction of Kranjci. If you take the gravel path leading to Skitača through the Glušići hill – this trail will bring you to the highest point of the Labin area from which, as the name of the trail says, you can admire a magnificent view of the Kvarner bay and if conditions of visibility are optional you may also catch a glimpse of the features of Venice. If you would like to learn more about the place you will find out legend that still lives on, that of the brave inhabitants of Skitača who gained a glorious victory over the Turks after intercepting one of their boats near Crna Punta in the year 1661. You can also find out why people with weak eyesight come to this place. Just to arouse your curiosity - at a distance of only 1 km from the well-equipped Mountain hut 'Skitača' there is a unique rock from which the healing water springs, the so called 'tears of St Lucia' which, as the legend has it, can cure weak eyesight and eye problems. Take our advice: try it! Whether you believe in the legend of the tears of St Lucia or not, one thing is for sure – when you stay on this rock your eyes can see as far as neighbouring Italy! If you happen to be here over the weekend the well-equipped Mountain hut Skitača will offer hospitality to any occasional visitor.
After you have enjoyed the unique scene while enjoying the scents of the sage, we embark to the delicious lunch in a restaurant:
- Meat dish
After admiring the magnificent panoramic view and inhaling penetrating fragrances of sage sprouting almost from bare rock, take the road to Ravni – a seaside resort with magnificent beaches where you can rest for a while and swim, or just admire surfers who frequently exhibit their skills in this area. Continuing to Drenje through the village called Crni the trail brings you at the starting point, to the upper part of Labin.
Positioning: Labin – Skitača – Ravni - Labin
Length of the trail: 33km
Riding time: 1:45 - 2:00 h
Places to visit:
Bella vista (belvedere) – rinse your eyes with the 'Tears of St Lucia' – (healing water of St Lucia and belvedere Skitača - the Kvarner bay in the palm of your hand)
Ravni – magnificent beaches, a ‘paradise for surfers’
Duration: 8 hours
Included: rent a bike (optional), tourist guide (optional), lunch