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Fažana - Istrian Peninsula, Croatia

Fažana - Istrian Peninsula, Croatia

Fažana

Fažana - Beach

Fažana - Beach

Fažana is located in the southern part of the western coast of Istria in the Fažana channel.

History

In antique times, the Roman patricians built their villas and country residences in Fažana and its surrounding area and planted olive groves. The town received its antique name Vasianum after the amphora factory which used to be there.

Fažana - seafront and marina

Fažana - seafront and marina

Fažana - Beachfront

Fažana - Beachfront

Nowadays Fazana and nearby towns of Valbandon and Peroj are popular tourist destinations because of their beautiful natural beaches, seaside promenades, local cuisine offered in restaurants along the coast, pine forests, diverse tourist accommodation and activities (swimming pools, football, basketball and volleyball courts, table tennis, bike, canoe and pedal boat rental, parasailing, jet skiing, archery, windsurfing center, etc.).

Fažana - Zvizde, sviće I ferali

Fažana - Zvizde, sviće I ferali

In the port and on the promenade there are many summer festivities, the oldest and most famous of which is the “Party of Mackerel” (fish case carrying contests, rope tugs, rowing, etc.).

There are other festivals too -

as well as many others.

Fažana - Panoramic Zvizde, sviće I ferali

Fažana - Panoramic view Zvizde, sviće I ferali from the marina

Gastronomy

Fažana introduces you to the sardine, "small feeder, teacher of modesty"
Fažana - little academy of pilchards fishing

Fažana - Little Academy of Pilchards Fishing

Silver, green and blue - the colors of a sardine's scales - have become the trademark of Fažana town. The long fishing tradition of this town has resulted in a Fishing academy, where all those enrolled learn to salt this staple of Adriatic cuisine. The Sardine park along the Fažana promenade brings together diverse artistic creations, and hosts numerous fish-themed public festivals.

See: events of Fazana Fishing academy "Pilchard"

See: RESTAURANTS and KONOBAS - Daily offer: salted pilchard, marinated pilchard, breaded pilchard, fried pilchard, grilled pilchard…

Sardine trails, wine trails and olive oil trails of the Fažana Riviera
Fažana - Plenty of good restaurants

Fažana - Plenty of good restaurants

At the Sardine trail, visitors have a chance to try and learn how to prepare the eponymous fish in various ways.

The Istrian malvasia, made of a local variety of grape, can be sampled in the wine cellars of the Fažana Riviera. Along the Olive oil trail, you can enjoy the "divine elixir" which the Roman emperors considered the measure of perfection.

See: The Wine Trail

See: The Olive Oil Trail

Visitors to the Fažana Riviera, aside from the gorgeous beaches, have access to numerous biking trails, golf courses, a windsurfing school; the Brijuni national park is within easy reach, and also is in the vicinity of Pula with its famous amphitheater, the Arena.

Fažana - from the sea

Fažana - from the sea

Fažana is the starting port when traveling to the Brijuni Islands - a National Park with the attributes usually reserved to describe paradise.

Brijuni
Fažana - Brijuni Islands

Fažana - Brijuni Islands

Fažana - Brijuni Islands

Fažana - Brijuni Islands

Along the western Istrian coast there are several island groups. The the largest and most interesting among them is the Brijuni island group with 14 islands and islets covering and area of 7.42 sq km.

The present day boundaries of the National Park include the land, the surrounding sea and seabed and covers an area of 33.9 sq km. The length of the coastline of all the islands is 46.8km.

The most indented islands are Veliki Brijun (25.9km) and Mali Brijun (8.3km). The shores are mostly low and rocky but easily accessible due to horizontal stratification of the rocks. There are some bays with pebble or sand beaches.

Fažana - Brijuni National Park

Fažana - Brijuni National Park

The National Park of Brijuni includes the following islands: Veliki Brijun, Mali Brijun, St. Mark, Gaz, Okrugljak, Supin, Supinić, Galija, Grunj, Vanga (Krasnica), Pusti (Madona), Vrsar, St. Jerome and Kozada. (Krasnica), Pusti (Madona), Vrsar, Sv.Jerolim i Kozada.

Geologically and geo-morphologically Brijuni are the continuation of western Istria, the so-called "Red Istria".

Since the depth of the channel of Fažana is just 12m, the Brijuni islands were an integral part of Istria until some 10,000 years ago.

Fažana - Brijuni National Park

Fažana - Brijuni National Park

Indigenous plants, preserved Mediterranean maquis, meadows where fallow deer, chital deer and mouflons freely graze all make up part of the Brijuni landscape.


Properties for Sale

Gorgeous villa with swimming pool Price €880,000

Gorgeous villa with swimming pool

Outstanding villa in Fazana, high quality building. Fully furnished and equipped. Modern and neat. Close to the beach and restaurants,...

P.ID.: ARKA00525

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