Vodnjan-Dignano, a small town situated on the south of the Istrian peninsula, is one of the centennial towns in the area of Istria that attracts many visitors with its rich culture and tradition.
town sightseeing, Saint Blaise’s church, olive oil
During a walk around the town, you will experience the magic of the town that was southern Istria’s capital town.
We will take a look around the beautiful centennial palaces featuring Baroque and Neo-Gothic styles, numerous small and bigger churches, and if your palates are craving some of the best extra virgin olive oils, we suggest visiting one of the tasting rooms by awarded Vodnjan olive oil producers.
With an extra charge, it is possible to visit the interior of Saint Blaise’s church along with the exhibition of saints’ relics and Religious art collection, as well as to climb up the highest belfry in Istria.
olive oil, wine, dried ham – prosciutto, traditional dishes
Croatian and Istrian culinary specialties can be enjoyed with individual guidance through our gastronomic offer, all in the purpose of tasting tradition on a plate.
On your query, we will help you create a tour that will satisfy even the most demanding palates.
churches, Saint Blaise’s church, saints’ relics exhibition
To our visitors with interests towards religious sights, we offer the possibility of visiting the churches of Vodnjan area and the main church of Saint Blaise where the Religious art collection and the exhibition of saints’ relics can be found.
In the area of Vodnjan there are more than 100 kilometers of marked bike routes, mostly gravel paths, that pass along dry walls, kažuni and olive groves and connect all the villages nearby the town.
For those coming by car, the best starting point is next to the Park of kažuni where they can leave their vehicle and get some free promotional material and information about the routes. We recommend doing a whole circle and ending at the same spot.
Upon request, we can organize guided bike tours with a licensed professional bike-guide.
kažuni, dry walls, olives and other Mediterranean herbs typical for the area
Our nature – our fortune!
For nature lovers, we offer a journey through the scents of the Mediterranean and the colors of the Istrian peninsula, known for its tricolor soil – red, grey and white. We will discover dry walls that have been confirmed as intangible cultural heritage and the kažuni that this area abounds with.
If desired, it is possible to add a visit to a greenhouse, production line and shop offering cosmetics made from Mediterranean herbs.