Vacations in Burici - the little town in Croatia that goes a long, long way
Fine cuisine, stunning vistas and a host of attractions are just some of the reasons why visitors flock to the charming town of Burici, year after year. Nestled between the Ucka and Cicarija mountains, Burici holiday rentals, in the region of Istria, provide the ideal base for visitors to explore the surrounding areas. Although Croatia gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1992, a spectrum of intriguing landmarks and buildings still remain, which reflect the countries rather checkered past. As the largest peninsula in the country, Istria is delightful combination of historical sites, a pretty, yet rugged coastline, with ancient olive groves and a lush green landscape which is framed by walled villages and the Burici villas.
Taste the thousand flavours of an Istrian holiday in Burici
Istrian gastronomy is renowned as the best in Croatia and previous occupants, such as the Croats and Slavs, have left their unique stamp on the countries cuisine. Mouth watering fish dishes, truffles and fine smoked meats are served in the local restaurants, in addition to locally produced wines. Many of the Burici apartments are situated close to local amenities and offer great seaviews. Guests will find that some of the properties are converted farmhouses and cottages, which are well equipped, bright and spacious. In addition, Burici holiday rentals are purposefully situated in some stunning locations. Istrian architecture dates from differing periods throughout history, and as such, illustrates many different and interesting styles, much like the cuisine! The region even contains many Roman relics from the period of occupation and those interested in history will find many sites to visit.
Nature lovers will be right at home on a Burici vacation!
Istria, and in particular Burici, is also renowned for its beautiful, flora and fauna, such as wild sage, numerous species of citrus, orchids and rattle. Many of the densely forested inland areas of Istria are uninhabited, however. Well no humans live there at least! Instead, these forests they are home to brown bears, lynx and wolves. Surprisingly, Istria is also home to Europe's largest lizard, the ophisaurus. Keep your eyes peeled and you might even be fortunate to spot one of these impressive beasts. Visit during the month of May, when a colourful display of butterflies are present. Species include swallowtails, fritillaries, large tortoiseshells and a number of blues. Ornithologists will be particularly impressed by the range of subalpine warblers, swifts, and bee-eaters. In addition, the limestone cliffs provide the perfect breeding ground for golden eagles, blue rock thrush and eagle owls. Best of all, visitors to the region will not have to travel too far to see the amazing spectrum of wildlife. Burici accommodation can be found in stunning locations which are also home to some amazing and varied species of wildlife.
Nature fans should also give these destinations a try:
- In the mountainous terrain of Austria, you're bound to find all sort of interesting flora and fauna. Book a holiday in Voralberg to discover more.
- The volcanic terrain on offer on a Canary Islands vacation hosts all sorts of lizards not commonly found in Northern Europe and is home to scores of rare birds.
- For something more exotic, a stay in one of our Florida apartments may see you come face to face with an alligator!