Slovenian Istra Hiking Tour
- What to see
- The villages of Padna, Nova Vas, Sveti Peter
Ethnological musem of olive oil press
Green vegetation and pristine nature
- Price From 55 € per person (special discount not included)
- When Everyday by
- Duration 4:00h
- Difficulty Moderate
- Meeting point Exact location disclosed with the ticket purchase, possibile also from Hotel.
- Weather Departs in all weather conditions, except heavy rain or storm.
- Shared/Private Shared or Private
- Included Hiking guide, transportation, entrance fees and snack
- Min pax 2 Guests
Spend a day exploring the Istrian slopes. Just a short transfer from Portoroz, you will reach your starting point. Gathered together by your guide you will be introduced to the first village on your way. It is said that the church was build on the chard. Do not worry the guide will explain you the legends behind. The path will proceed along the old cart track, that were used back in times to connect the villages. Lush green landscape and rich smells will give the extra tip of energy that you will need for the whole day. Next village is known to build its wealth upon the sales of garlic. You will have the chance to see wide fields of garlic cultivated by the locals. A stop in a traditional small black kitchen will be made, to see how the kitchens in the are used to be. Proceeding towards the olive oil village, you will pass some of the very important water sources, that used to be the main water supply for the village. The Village of Krkavce, hides a very picturesque architecture, most of it is built on a solid rock. Before you descend and ascend to your final hill. You will have the chance to visit the ethnological collection in the Tonina Hisa, a museum, where the original olive oil production will be explained. The last stop will offer you a taste of local produce and a well deserved local snack, as it used to be served to the workers on the fields and orchards.
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