Barat is a small town in the municipality of Kanfanar, on the Istrian Peninsula in northern Croatia. It is a quiet, tranquil and serene place, relatively untouched and unspoilt by human activity. Barat holiday rentals are ideal if you are looking for peace and quiet and a chance to relax and get away from the stresses and troubles of every day life on your holidays. Alternatively, there are convenient Barat holiday rentals located in nearby Porec, only 18 kilometres from the municipality. The benefit of staying in Barat holiday villas close to cities is that you have unlimited access to urban amenities. All you need is transport to explore the offerings of Barat and its surrounding areas.
Barat Villa Rentals - the perfect destinations for lovers of history and the outdoors
Barat is the perfect getaway for outdoors lovers. Discover the caves of Pit Kumbašeja, a wide, natural pit with a rich biodiversity of plants and animals. Another option is to head to the Holy Cave on Lim Bay and explore incredible rock formations. This cave was named in honour of St. Romuald, who meditated and prayed in these caves for 3 years. Pool Škarpinež is also an interesting area consisting of ponds fed by spring water serving as natural habitats for endemic and rare plant and insect species. The Lap Trays in Drawer, Kanfanar are amazing geological formations. Part of the natural structures consist of caves used as dwellings and repositories for treasures by ancient societies. The rich biodiversity of the area itself makes an interesting study, with a combination of semi-grasslands and limestone formation. In addition, there are prehistoric castles in the area of Barat, between Kanfanar and Vidulini ideal, for history fans especially interested in the Bronze Age and medieval period.
Barat Apartments - visit the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site at Porec
If you are booked in Barat holiday rentals in Porec, there are many things you can do in the area. First on the list of tourist attractions that should not be missed is the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll down the cobblestone pavements or take a peek at its wonderful shops. Porec has its own port where quick trips to the iconic Italian city of Venice can be arranged. Another landmark in Porec is the Euphrasius Basilica where you can climb all the way to the bell tower and be rewarded with fantastic views of the quaint city. Admire the intricate murals and the well-laid mosaics reminiscent of the Byzantine era. Porec is not only about majestic landmarks and monuments. Drive 2.9 miles out of the city to see and explore the wonderful Baredine Cave, a guided tour of which will take you 67 metres underground. Revel in the amazing rock formations and special stalagmites of the underground caves. Take a look at another European summer holiday classic, Lake Iseo, where you can indulge your passion for history with a browse around the various monasteries, old churches, Roman cities and museums scattered around the region.