Brochures

The Imprint of Time

The Imprint of Time

Marvelous, magical, fairy tale-like... are just some of the epithets used to describe Istria when writing or talking about this region.

Historic Urban Cores

Historic Urban Cores

All historic cores of Istrian towns in the interior show a distinct continuity of population since they developed on the sites of earlier prehistoric settlements, hill-forts.

Colorful trail of Istrian frescoes

Colorful trail of Istrian frescoes

In order to get a better understanding of medieval frescoes, we must prepare ourselves: learn some facts about Istria, adopt the basic terminology of art history and iconography, and learn about the technology of mural painting.

The frescoes of Istria

The frescoes of Istria

The great number of preserved frescoes to be seen on the relatively small territory of the Istrian peninsula is amazing.

The castles of Istria

The castles of Istria

Castles are the most recognisable architectural traces from the Middle Ages in Istria (Lat. castrum, a fortified Roman military settlement with watchtowers and bulwarks).

Istrian archaeological parks - the path of gods

Istrian archaeological parks - the path of gods

The material remains of civilisations that existed on the Istrian Peninsula through centuries occasionally come to light, sometimes expectedly and sometimes unexpectedly, under thick layers of earth.