The medieval town of Svetvinčenat is one of Istria's jewels, which has recently become a centre of cultural events taking place on its attractive historical sites.
Programmes within the Istraetnojazz Festival, the Festival of dance and non-verbal theatre take place in the medieval castles, on the squares and in the surrounding areas. In July, the fragrance of culinary delights during the Festival of cheese emanates around the town whilst August is reserved for the Medieval Festival. Autumn brings the Festival of new wine where Croatian winemakers with novelties from the world of enology come together.
Distance from Bale: 16 minutes driving (12.2 km)
For: families, first time visitors, history lovers, art lovers, dog owners
What to do: information, architecture, recreation, refreshments, food and drink