Parenzana is a name of a 123-kilometer long narrow gauge railway which used to connect Porec in Croatia with Trieste in Italy. The Parenzana train service ran from 1902 to 1935. The railway was a lifeline for villages in Istria, that were on the Parenzana route.
Activities in Croatia
We've put together a detailed post on things to do in Croatia, and that's the best place to start planning active part of your holidays in Croatia.
Croatian beaches are, as you might imagine, the number one reason that so many people visit Croatia every year. But there are so many more things to do in Croatia: from water sports, adrenalin-pumping activities like rock-climbing, tandem-flying, caving, or zip-lining.
Below you'll find lots of articles about some activities that we've done here so far. But there are so many more activities that we haven't had time yet to write about. So please, if you don't find what you're looking for, feel free to e-mail us.
Dubrovnik is the best known and one of the most visited destinations in Croatia. The town is beautiful, well-preserved, full of history and culture, good restaurants, lovely bars, and offers a load of things to do.
According to a new research based on volume of online searches and Twitter statistics, Rovinj is the hottest new holiday destination. I’m not surprised. Rovinj is one of those places you fall in love with at first sight. It’s one of those places that just feels right.
With its rugged coastline and karst mountains, it’s easy to guess that in Croatia you’ll have plenty opportunities for rock climbing, hiking, trekking, or mountaineering. A wonderful Adriatic sea offers lots of water-sport opportunities.
Istria is actually riddled with caves, and we’ll try to cover as many of them as possible, here at our blog. We start with the Baredine Cave, as it’s really close to our holiday rental (check it if looking for places to stay in Istria and Porec!). Besides, the Baredine Cave Croatia is the oldest […]
Lately we’ve attended a couple of workshops and lectures about Porec past. Seriously, this town tells stories; like the fact that even in Roman times, people kept fish farms in today’s Tarska Vala; or how Porec got seriously bombed during the WWII due to its shallow seas – curious?! Porec is a small town with barely 15.000 […]