Have a grand time in Istria's Gradisce
Croatia offers a unique holiday destination for people from all over the world. One of the best places to visit is the Istrian peninsula, which allows people to enjoy not just nature, but also history. Located in Istria is the beautiful village of Gradišće, and staying in Gradišće holiday rentals can put close to many of the villages and towns in the vicinity which you can explore. If you need to forget the hustle and bustle of city life, Gradišće holiday homes are the best choice for accommodation. Located in central part of Istria, Gradišće offers miles and miles of lush green landscape that can soothe and relax you. However, you are never far from other places. For instance, if you choose Gradišće accommodation, you will easily be able to visit the town of Žminj, which is a few miles away.
Sample the best of Istrian cuisine on holiday in Gradisce
This beautiful town sits on a hill of limestone, and is located between Lim and Rasa valleys. Here you can visit the Tower Citadel located in the old town and also indulge in some mouthwatering Istrian cuisine, such as sausages with cabbage, minestra, a kind of pasta called fuži and a type of bread called supa, which is served in red wine along with peppers and olive oil. Of course, you can also enjoy some famous Istrian wines here. Gradišće holiday villas also offer an easy way to enjoy the great outdoors. You can go hiking or even opt for a cycling tour to enjoy the untouched beauty of nature. Just strolling through the olive groves and vineyards itself would be an experience that you will cherish all your life. Another place that you can visit while staying in Gradišće holiday rentals is Kanfanar. Here too you will be greeted with vineyards and olive groves. Of course, there are beautiful churches here that you should explore, like the 1696 Church of Sv. Sylvester.
History and culture at their best with Gradisce vacations
This church contains sacred utensils, which were brought all the way from the Church of St. Sofia. The church also has a scene depicted from St. Sofia on its organ. The other church that you should visit is the Church of St. Agata. This church has a single nave and semi-circular apse. The frescoes on the triumphal arch date back to the 11th and 12th centuries, and depict just 11 apostles. Then there is a church, Sv. Martin’s Church, which is built on the remains of a Roman temple dedicated to the Roman god Mars. Above all, Gradišće apartments will let you visit the 11-kilometre long Lim Channel, which is formed from limestone dating back to the Jurassic era. You can also visit the Romualdo’s cave in Lim where bones of pre-historic animals were found. There also cave paintings within the cave which are worth checking out. While you are Kanfanar, you can even visit Dvigrad, which is a mediaeval city that is no longer inhabited.
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