For many centuries, Croatia was the way to get from Europe to Asia. Various rulers vied for control of the area, so the Croatian Istria Peninsula has a great many places that are interesting to visit. The Romans thought the Croatians were difficult opponents, difficult to dig out of the rugged their terrain. Charlemagne campaigned in that area, and it was also visited by the Mongolian Huns. Although Croatia was Christianized around 600 ad, it was never required to use Latin as its official language. Formerly part of the Yugaslavia and now an independent country, Croatia has turned to tourism and has opened its doors to an international clientelle, only too pleased to show off the great wonderful landscapes on vacation in Fratrici.
Great views from the Fratrici apartment balconies
The area has limestone karst topography, and has many options for walking or cycling tours. There are caves near the seacoast town of Pula. In addition to walking and cycling, there are guided fishing tours in the Adriatic. Fly fishing enthusiasts will enjoy the unspoiled inland streams. Many of these things can be reached easily from your Fratrici holiday rentals. An added value to your rural Fratrici villas it that some of the local farms are beginning to practice agri-tourism. The region also has some interesting foods. They include minestra (a dish made with great northern white beans and escarole), sausages with cabbage, venison and supa, which is a kind of crunchy bread in wine. The area is famous for its wines, particularly terra and malmsey.
Holidays in Fratrici – what could be easier?
The airport at Pula has excellent service in summer, and is open to many different airlines. It is closed in winter, but the airport just over the border in Italy is open year round. Tourism is a major industry in Croatia, so you should have no problems booking your Fratrici accommodation. The weather is typical for the Mediterranean area; it is often warm and sunny during the day, with showers in the evening. The air is clear, so it is easy to see the villages nestled into the Croatian hills. So there you have it: a wonderful area for hiking, biking, fishing or just getting away from it all. The country is still settling into itself, but the people are eager to entertain visitors in their country. Fratrici villas and apartments are the perfect way to get out of the city and enjoy the fresh country air, or to observe the customs of another area.
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