The house measuring approximately 90 square meters, spread over three floors (plus 60 square meters covered patio with 2 dining tables and fireplace / barbecue) and sleeps 2-4 people. On the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen, the bathroom, and the convertible sofa bed (kitchen is the ideal place to sleep in the warm summer months because it's always cool) The garden is dominated by a huge mulberry tree that is more than enough shade during zomers.De warm living room with a large sofa and a 2-seater sofa, located on the first etage.Men will dispose an LCD TV with satellite (all dutch channels), DVD player and stereo equipment.
The house was built in 18th century and in 2012 completely gerenoveerd.Het is easily accessible via the new highway to Pula (3.5 km from the exit Visnjan / Porec direction). Porec (Parenzo), the largest tourist city of Istria, with its rich Roman, Byzantine and Venetian heritage, is only 8km away, and the beaches and the sea.
The village is surrounded by Dekovici forests, vineyards and olive plantations, so that local products such as fruit, vegetables, cheese, honey, olive oil and wine to get for very acceptable prices. You can eg honey and fine wine at the first neighbor to buy extra virgin olive oil in the other. Across the peninsula you will find the so-called "wine roads" from one to another cellar leiden.Hetzelfde applies to the agro-tourist restaurants which may only serve what they themselves produce.
The house is situated at 150m altitude and is a perfect starting point to discover the area by mountain bike verkennen.Het is only half an hour's cycling to Porec (Byzantine basilica from the 6th century under the protection of UNESCO) and the nearest stranden.Ook nearby ( 3km) find the Baredine caves with at 66m depth lakes surrounded by stables and Agnieten stalagtieten.De medieval towns, always located on the top of a hill, bv.Groznjan (galleries and musical events) and Motovun (Int.filmfestival in July ) are 1.5 km afstand.In the forests between these towns look peasants with their specially trained dogs to the world famous tartuffo (truffles) which you can eat in local restaurants.
One of the most interesting cycling is to follow the old Parenzana treinroute.De train (narrow gauge)
was opened in 1902 and connected at a distance of 123km 33 places between Porec (Parenzo) and Trieste, and today would go through three different countries-Italy 13km, 32km Slovenia and Croatia 78km.Samen with stops at all stops lasted the entire journey approximately 7hrs today (1hr by car). In 1919., after the end of the First World War and the disintegration of the Habsburg Empire, Istria became part of Italie.In 1935 the Italian government decided to heffen.De railroad rails were removed and transported to Abyssinia in Africa gezet.Ze never reached their goal because the boat sank in a storm.Ongeveer 80km of the old railway line (which 60km in Croatia) was converted to a bicycle and wandelpad.Het most part you will find between Groznjan and Livade.Je starts 20km from 300m altitude to sea level by several tunnels and over viaducts in the middle of pristine wilderness.
In local bookstores you highly detailed maps kopen.Het bike cycling is also possible to do with the house owner as guide / facilitator.
For more information about routes and for more photos
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The main airports in this area Pula (70km), Rijeka (100km) and Zagreb (200km) in Croatia, Ljubljana (120km) in Slovenia and Trieste (90km) and Venice (Marco Polo and Treviso-direct flights with KLM and Transavia from Schiphol) to 200km in Italy. Porec is also accessible from Venice by water with a high speed ferry (2.5 hours) from 18april t / m 6oktober ((*CONTENT HIDDEN*)), and by bus from Zagreb, Rijeka, Pula and Trieste.De train from Venice to Trieste lasts 2 hours and 2.5 hours from Treviso and cost-ong.12 15euro.De bus from Trieste to Porec leaves at 14.oo and 18.00.De journey takes ong.2 hours (due to border control) and costs 10euro.Het is also possible arrange taxi from Trieste to Porec / Dekovici for 80euro.
Regarding the coast which consists mainly of rocks and choose beaches and is overgrown with vegetation Mediteransee which provides plenty of shade in the zomermaanden.Naturisme is accepted along the entire coast of Istria and besides the official naturist beaches (in naturist campsites accessible to everyone are) there are everywhere "unofficial" where you have determined whether you do or not your bathing suit persists.
The nearest supermarket and butcher found at 5km from Porec in Visnjan.Het mall with supermarkets (bijv.Kaufland-open until 24h) and current measurements is only 8km away (20min cycling)
The banks and market with local produce and fish market can be found in the center of Porec: open until 14:00
My name is Naomi, my friend is Croatian and his mother is the lucky owner of this typical "stone house".
The house was recently renovated and has the privacy of a beautifully landscaped garden with large covered patio and barbecue.
The house is 150m high, and 8km from Porec Coast, and is the ideal base for mountain biking and hiking.
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