Experience Foli holiday home rentals for a vacation that is the cut above
The village of Foli is located not far from Labin, one of the larger cities in the region of Istria and, unusually, one that uses Italian as its first language. The region was once home to a large coal mining industry. Unfortunately, due to the cheaper price of labour in the far east, these mines are long since gone. Foli and Labin underwent hard economic times as they sought to recover from their large economic loss. The struggle was at times dramatic, seeing a worker’s rebellion that even led to the region briefly being an independent country. These days, agriculture and tourism are the main industries in this sleepy town, with a great array of Foli holiday homes waiting to welcome you.
Fresh air and fun in Foli villas – great for agritourism
Foli is a great destination to get away from the stresses and strains of city life. The village has a countryside feel even in spite of its industrial past. Witness the traditions of the region by taking part in a bit of agritourism during your Foli vacation. Agri-tourism can be found on many of the farms close to the Foli cottage rentals. While you are there, be sure to sample some of the local foods. They include minestra (a dish made with great northern white beans and escarole), sausages with cabage, and venison. Terra and malmsey drinks are also made here. Olives and olive oil are important products of the area and make great souvineers. Several festivals are held throughout the year. Including the festival of the blessed Apostle Bartholomew at the end of August.
Book your holidays in Foli – for something a bit different
Croatia has limestone karst topography, and has many options for walking or cycling tours. The shores are rocky, with promontories sticking out into the sea, and there are caves at Pula. Vistors can participate in guided fishing tours in the Adriatic. In addition to walking and cycling, there is fly fishing in the streams. Fishermen will enjoy the unspoiled rivers. Many of these things can be reached easily from your Foli holiday rentals by driving down the fast highway that goes down the middle of the peninsula in Istria country, Croatia. An unusual destination far from the beaten track of tourism – if you're looking for something a bit different, you're in for an unforgettable vacation in Foli.
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