Gračišće - hard to pronounce, easy to fall in love with
Not every person will think of Croatia as a popular tourist destination. But if you do make a choice of traveling to this part of the world for your next holiday, you will not be disappointed at all. The country has many beautiful holiday destinations that are worth exploring. You can also head to Istria and stay in a little village called Gračišće to enjoy a wonderful Croatian holiday. There is quite a wide choice of Gračišće holiday rentals that can suit your requirements in terms of size and comfort and location. Staying in Gračišće accommodation will put you in the midst of a village that has a history dating back to even before the Bronze Age. In fact, there is evidence of remains from this age too.
Lakeside views on holiday in Gracisce
When you stay in Gračišće, you can enjoy the other villages that go into the making of the municipality here. There are plenty of old churches, lovely vantage points and natural landscape that will take your breath away. One of the things you can also do is to look for villas in Gračišće as close to the lake as possible. Gračišće itself is located on a bluff, so when you look for the lake, you will get some magnificent views. Many of the Gračišće holiday homes can also be found near the surrounding hills. The Dolomites, the Ucka and the Julian Alps are all conducive for exploration via hiking and mountain climbing. Walking around Gračišće itself is a great way to spend time, for you can get to see some magnificent architecture and lush nature all around.
Enjoy Gracisce vacations for a full flavour Istrian break
You can also journey towards Pican that will take you through a protected area. The natural features here are splendid to look at. Talking about features, one more stand out one is the village’s cuisine. Not only are the local dishes full of flavour but there is enough local wine for you to taste too. There are a number of old churches for you to see when you stay in the Gračišće apartments. One of them is 1381 Church of Sv. Anton Bishop of Padua. Gothic architecture is at its best in the Church of Sv Marijana Placu, which was built in 1425. The Venetian Gothic style is in full flow at the Palace of the Salamon family. This palace dates back to 1570. So staying in the Gračišće villa rentals will give you plenty of opportunity to explore such old churches. There is also a hiking route that will take your from one old church to another, namely from Church of Sv. Simon to the Church of Mary Magdalene, where you will be rewarded with a fabulous view.
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