Culture galore in good old Galizana holiday villas - an interesting Istria break
If you want a holiday in a historic little village in Croatia then you should think of staying in Galižana holiday rentals.You will be in Istria, Croatia and can enjoy the best that this country has to offer. Staying in ruralGaližana villas will give you the chance to enjoy a village called Galizana, or Gallesano. Geographically speaking, the village falls on the road from Vodnjan to Pula, and many of the Galižana holiday rentals are full of quaint, old world charm. Interestingly, Galižana was an extremely important presence in the Roman times as an agrarian or agricultural town. Today, it retains an important place in terms of its quality of bread. One of the best sights you can take in while on a holiday here are the typical Galižana holiday homes. Called the Kazun, these homes are characterised by a circular structure, a conical roof and the use of stone slate as building material.
Palatial holiday homes in Galizana
Apart from the traditional houses of Galižana, you can also enjoy other buildings when you stay in Galižana accommodation. The 10th century St. Anthony Church and the 1676 Giocondopetris Palace are totally worth a visit. The palace is fabulous for its distinctive Baroque façade. Another building which is great is the La Concetta which dates back to the 12th century. Yet another old building that is a major attraction here is the 9th century St. Justus Church. One of the best things that you can do while on your holiday in Galižana is to put on your walking shoes and explore this little village. Walking in the fields and through the old part of the town is a great experience. The locals are extremely friendly to talk to and you can learn even more about their culture by talking to them.
Have divine time on holiday in Galizana
You can look for Galižana apartments as close to these various parish churches. The Church of St. Rock goes back to 1613. Even older is the Church of St. Joseph which dates back to the 5th century. Galižana was also known for its olive oil so if you look around in the local markets, you may find some great produce too. You can look for Galižana villa rentals, which will suit your budget and the travel group that you are holidaying with! You can also travel to Vodnjan for olive oil and mediaeval buildings. Vodnjan is also famous for its churches, like Church of St. Blaise and Church of Our Cornelian Lady. Pula, not too far from Galižana, is also known for its immense historic splendour and architecture. You can also visit the Art Nouveau market and the Naval Church.
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