Raise a glass to villa holidays in Brovinje!
Pine clad hills, an abundance of sunshine and a warm and friendly welcome bring visitors flocking to the beautiful town of Brovinje, each and every year. Situated within the Istrian region of Croatia, this picturesque little town is a haven of peace and tranquility. Brovinje holiday rentals are of a very high standard here, fully equipped and spacious, they provide an ideal base from which to explore this stunning region. Visit the Chapel of Sv Ivan Krstitelj, which is situated just outside of the hamlet of Brovinje. Built between the 13th and 14th century, the chapel is only used on the 29th August, when the Feast of the Saint is celebrated. Explore the ruins of the Antique Abbey, which lies next to the chapel, before taking a leisurely stroll back to the Brovinje villas through the vast expanses of lush countryside.
Get to know the diverse and intriguing history of Croatia through a holiday in Brovinje
Croatia has a diverse and intriguing history and after the fall of the Roman Empire fell into the hands of the Croats, Slavs, Venetians, and the Avars, before gaining independence from Yugoslavia in 1992. As such, the region boasts a spectrum of interesting, religious and secular architecture, reflecting each period of its history. Likewise, Croatian cuisine is a delicious fusion of traditional dishes from its previous inhabitants and is sure to please one's palette. Many of the Brovinje holiday lets are traditional farmhouses and cottages, which have been throughly converted to meet the needs of visitors. Although well equipped, the properties have retained much of their original character and some holiday rentals even contain restored period furniture. The mild Mediterranean climate brings warm, dry summers which provide the perfect temperature for a range of different outdoor activities.
Wine tasting during your Brovinje vacation – a grape idea!
Walking and cycling enthusiasts will thoroughly appreciate the many routes through the countryside. Moreover, the region is also known for its beautiful, natural flora and fauna, in addition to its oak forests, old olive groves and fascinating wildlife. Mild winters in the region provide the perfect conditions for grape growing. Take a trip to one of the many vineyards in the area and indulge in a spot of wine tasting. Many of the Brovinje holiday rentals are located near to the sea and families with young children will find that the sandy beaches are clean, safe and perfect for a spot of sunbathing. Alternatively, those who are looking for a bit of excitement can indulge in one of the many white knuckle water sports on offer. There's truly something for everyone here, so what are you waiting for?
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