Groznjan Travel Guide

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Groznjan Things to Do

  • Baladur

    "Baladur" is a local name for small covered terrace, like this one on the picture, which used to be constructed in order to cover the doorway in case of rain. It served also to leave the dirt shoes out of the house before entering. Such a habit existed in times when most of the roads weren't cover by the asphalt. Besides, in most of these houses...

  • Strolling and exploring

    Exploring Grožnjan is like entering in some other times, this place hasn't change its aspect at all, having a very short and narrow streets paved with the stones. It was time when people lived together and depending on each other. It was time when helping to neighbors was usual style of living in the society. It was time when people knew that are...

  • Kažun

    This is an authentic Istrian construction, small shelter made of stone only. Nowadays a few of them left in the fields, this one is rebuilt in the centre of Grožnjan to remaind on the past times. Kazun in the field is hand made without using any connecting elements as mortar is.


Groznjan Restaurants

  • Great Italian Food

    By far the best Italian food I had on my recent tour in Croatia and Slovenia. Very nice decor inside, large menu with some grills and Croatian specialties to along with the Italian fare. One of the tour guests swore that this was her best meal of the trip. Seafood Risotto

  • Take a coffee break!

    Have a break and look for one of those small coffee shops or restaurants with a terrace and experience the phantastic view while tasting local dishes!

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Groznjan Transportation

  • by planetaterra Updated Apr 4, 2011

    HI people all i know is that closer airport i suppose is SPLIT , i was told but i'm not sure.
    Myself i want to visit the place .Last time i search i knew the transport stops 3km before Groznian, so then you can walk or rent a car.
    Now i'm searching information for now that is winter on the way tio spring but i cant find it.
    In september i saw prices in the web , but now i dont find any.

    so that is it..


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Groznjan Local Customs

  • K bom zvedu kako se tem zadevam rece bom...

    Trenutno nimam cajta, nimam vole, nimam ideje kaj bi napisu. Enostavno se nisem mogu upret skusnjavi pa ne dat ene par slik na net. :-) Grem se nazaj ucit.

  • Postman delivery

    What shall the postman do if the adressee is away and has no ail box? Leave the letters on the windowsill and weight it with a stone. And if the adresse is gone for longer, letter just pille. Should he be worried somebody would still them? Nope. Only bills. He'd probably even happy if somebody stole couple of them.

  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

Groznjan Off The Beaten Path

  • Cemetery

    About one kilometer or so, in the outskirt of Grožnjan, there is a small local cemetery, worth to see. Sometimes it served for the two small settlements, if situated one close to another, but most cemeteries in Croatia serve for one village excusevely. We use to say here, by the way people do care for those who passed away, could tell alot what...

  • Narrow lanes and little places

    There are a lot local artist with their own gallery, but you will also find some students trying to learn how to capture the scene.

  • Loggia

    Everything is "off the beaten path" since there are virtually no main attractions or should I say the whole village is one big attraction?


Groznjan Favorites

  • Kaštel - The Castle

    Kaštel is central and the oldest structure of Grožnjan around which in times has created urban residential area. It is not a classical castle of imposing size with defensive towers, its structure is simple but solid and built exclusively as military post. With its outside part the Kaštel was incorporated into the city's defensive walls.

  • Grožnjan

    Grožnjan is a small town located in the heart of Istria, on a hill opposite to much better known Motovun. These two towns on the hills actually mark the line where starts beautiful Mirna river valley. At the entrance to the town stands a bilingual inscription, Gožnjan-Grisignana, because on the Istrian peninsula resides the Italian minority. For...

  • The Church of SS. Vitus, Modestus and...

    The parish church was first mentioned in 1310 but its present look dates from 1770 when the new church was built on the site of an older church from the beginning of the 16th century. There is a 36 m high bell tower from 1721 next to the church. The church is dedicated to saints whom people from Istria worshiping among the most, Saint Vitus, Saint...


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