Valamar Riviera Hotel & Residence
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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 ...
... and more appealing because of its harbor, large central square, city walls on its land side, and a church complex on the hill above town. The Parish Church of Saint George is especially well endowed with works of art, including a statue of crucified Christ that’s considered one of the most important works of Slovenian medieval art.
Like Croatian Istria, Piran and the rest of Slovenian’s ...
Istria is the northwestern corner of Croatia, a peninsula in the Adriatic Sea that was long culturally a mix of Italians and Slavs. Most of the Italians moved out after Istria became part of Yugoslavia, but their influence lingers in the culture, cuisine, and architecture of the region. Istria was part of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, and the Republic of Venice, so the architecture and monuments of its towns have elements of those eras of Italian control, and ...
... walked ever inch of the windy lime cobblestone streets from the waterfront to the cathedral at the top of the original old city We returned and met our driver who took Goran and us to Pula for a toor of the coliseum there and more history of Croatia. Lunch and wine tasting at Villa Meneghetti in Bale Pick up of paintings we bought earlier Return to Rovinj and dinner at Kantinon Early to be for our wake up ...
... bought wine which we intended to do anyway so we felt like we hit the jackpot. Next we had lunch at Rino's Konoba in the town of Momjam. It is a family run-organic-farm to table operation. I fell in love with a hand carved wooden bread holder. I asked if they sold them but no, nor would I find them in any store. At the end of lunch I asked again if they would consider selling me the one we had. Our waitress checked ...