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 neighbours was usal style of living in the society.more
"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 shoes out of the house before entering. Such a habbit excisted in times when most of the roads weren't cover by the asphalt.more
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..
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.more
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...more
The Renaissance loggia over which there was a fonticus (granary) in case of crop failure, famine or siege, all date back to that period. The Loggia was first time mentioned in the 14th century but its present look dates from 1597. Its ground floor, where loggia is, and the first floor used to serve as a court and the prison, while its top floor was...more
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...more