Valamar Diamant Residence
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Smoking rooms available
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... its inland areas bear some resemblance to central Italian regions like Tuscany and Umbria on a small scale. After all, for most of its history this region was inhabited mostly by Italians until they left en-masse after WWII when the peninsula was transferred entirely to Croatia and Slovenia.
Istria is known for its agri-tourism and cuisine, a kind of relaxed gourmet paradise in small villages and farmsteads among the hills covered with vineyards, olive groves, and ...
Slovenia has only 16 miles of coastline, not much compared to Croatia's thousands of miles of coast when you include all of its islands and peninsulas. The short stretch is quite developed with an industrial port city (Koper), a swank resort (Portoroz), and a few other old towns. The one real attraction, though, is Piran, a beautiful old town on a peninsula similar to Porec and Rovinj in Croatian Istria but ...
... inland is said to vaguely resemble that of Tuscany.
When I told the people at the front desk at my hostel in Zagreb that I was going to Istria they said to avoid the coast and concentrate on the inland hill towns. The coastal towns are nothing compared to those farther south around Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik. They are probably right, but three coastal towns in Istria sounded interesting enough to warrant a stop anyway based on everything I've read.
At 9 am sharp, our guide, Goran arrived and we set off for a tour of Rovinj where the signs are all in both Croatian and Italian because of the dominance of the Venician Empire on this part of Croatia. Both languages are required in school which makes it very easy for us Americans. Goran was a walking history book and we learned the entire history and development from beginning to the present. It felt ...
We all over slept today and didn't get to breakfast at 7:30 as planned so clearly we could never stayed up until 3 as we talked about in the airport as a way of making up for our lost day in Trieste. That kind of adventure was realistic at this stage of our lives. Had a lovely breakfast and an exceptional young waiter showered us with attention and kept bringing us capo inns without our asking. What a change! We walked ...