Medieval Istria with Wine & Olive Oil Tasting & Lunch

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8 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Experience the benefits of small group excursions and dedicated guide
  • Enjoy a wine & olive oil tasting
  • Have lunch in a local Istrian tavern
Discover medieval places in Istria and enjoy a wine and olive oil tasting as well as a delicious lunch.
What to Expect
Dive into the world of istrian history while visiting medieval palaces and mystical small cities built upon the foundations of ancient settlements. Taste superb olive oil in a 500 years old palace that is still owned by the same noble family. Enjoy your venison and pasta lunch on the exact same spot where once ancient templars enjoyed their meals.

Traces of human life in the Pazincica abyss are dating back to 1500 BC so Pazin from the Bronze Age to the present urban center of Istria County has been living for 3500 years. The city of Pazin, located in the heart of the Istrian peninsula, except for a number of cultural sights hides many natural resources and attractions. Turbulent history, attractive location and natural environment make of Pazin special and magical small town of legend.

Gracisce is the medieval town of old origins, exciting history, rich culture and peaceful present. Gracišce has provided refuge and shelter to its inhabitants even in times prior to the birth of the Roman Empire. Ancient Gauls, 2,000 years ago, named the settlement Gallignana. Preserved medieval urban structure and numerous cultural and historical monuments are reasons why the place is whole legally protected. By visiting Gracišce you enter into mystical world of ancient times.

Castle of Kršan was first mentioned in 1274, while the current name Kršan or Karscheyner gets in the 15th century, when it comes to possession of a noble family Kerstlein de Pisino. The last owner of the castle in Kršan was a nobleman Tonetti from Plomin, known as church Earl. In the mid 19th century in Kršan was found "Istrian Demarcation" medieval document about the literacy and life of Croats in this area. Today, the castle is abandoned, but its appearance is taking us magically back to the turbulent medieval times.

A picturesque town of Labin, situated on a hill 320 meters high, which is only about 3 kilometers from the sea, was, by all accounts, inhabited since 2000 BC. Its old name Albona or Alvona has Illyrian Celtic origin which, according to historians, on Celtic language means 'city on the hill'. Labin is today cultural and administrative center. Rare are places where so charmingly connects rich cultural, architectural and historical monuments with artistic community and a bustling of modern times.
What's Included
  • Air-conditioned van
  • Guide (English/German)
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Wine tasting with fingerfood (3 wines included)
  • Lunch (handmade ravioli pasta with cheese in venison gravy, dessert, drinks)

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