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Private Group Tour of Jewish Heritage and History in Trieste
"Your itinerary to discover the history and traditions of the Jewish community in Trieste begins from Piazza Unità d’Italia and then passes into the former Jewish ghetto rich in antique dealers and knickknack shops. Then you will head onto the “Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum of the Jewish Community in which many objects of Jewish ritual art are on display along with documents and books which testify to the life of you proceed on foot down San Nicolò where you can still find the Antique Bookshop which used to be run by Umberto Saba and still has many rare and precious volumes on display. Walk by the historical Pasticceria “La Bomboniera” founded by a Hunarian Jewish family. Next will be the Synagogue of Trieste a magnificent building which dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and still has importance in Europe today. (Neither the synagogue nor the Jewish museum are open for visits on a Friday or Saturday or during days when there is a religious celeb the only Nazi extermination camp in Italy.At the end the group will be taken back to your accommodation."""
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Private Group Tour of Jewish Heritage and History in Trieste
"Your itinerary to discover the history and traditions of the Jewish community in Trieste begins from Piazza Unità d’Italia and then passes into the former Jewish ghetto rich in antique dealers and knickknack shops. Then you will head onto the “Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum of the Jewish Community in which many objects of Jewish ritual art are on display along with documents and books which testify to the life of you proceed on foot down San Nicolò where you can still find the Antique Bookshop which used to be run by Umberto Saba and still has many rare and precious volumes on display. Walk by the historical Pasticceria “La Bomboniera” founded by a Hunarian Jewish family. Next will be the Synagogue of Trieste a magnificent building which dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and still has importance in Europe today. (Neither the synagogue nor the Jewish museum are open for visits on a Friday or Saturday or during days when there is a religious celeb the only Nazi extermination camp in Italy.At the end the group will be taken back to your accommodation."""
From EUR540.00
 
Lipica Stud Farm and Skocjan Caves Day Trip from Koper
"Your guide will meet you at the passenger terminal to escort you to the Lipica Stud Farm one of the oldest stud farms in the world. In a unique natural environment in the middle of fairy meadows and the shade of oak and chestnut trees you will find beautiful white horses that will certainly enchant you. Taking a walk on the Stud Farm estate is like traveling through history. The old manor house and the gracefulness of the Lipizzan horse will take you back in time to when horse carriag the tradition of breeding these white horses has been preserved in the center of the unique Karst landscape which today represents one of the most beautiful natural and cultural monuments in Slovenia. On your trip you will experience the world of the Lipizzan horse
From EUR107.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Porec

The great sea cucumber.

For this one, I have no doubt as there are so many around, on the sea floor. It is an holothuria or sea cucumber, Holoturia tubulosa trying to play with a frisbee ! Usually, they do not try to play...
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JLBG
Dec 14, 2004

Amazing chimney !

I have often seen this type of chimney in Istria and have never seen it elsewhere. It seems to use a very sophisticated technique with side entrances for the air that might produce a Venturi effect...
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JLBG
Nov 17, 2004

Onion or bomb ??

Very close to the Pentagonal Tower, I have carefully looked this artistic object on every angle, though it has no angles, but I have been unable to determine what it was supposed to represent or what...
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JLBG
Nov 17, 2004

Early morning

While most visitors are still sleeping, waste collection has to proceed, even in the Decumanus. So much visitors, so much waste, nothing can hamper that hard fact ! The city has to be perfectly clean...
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JLBG
Nov 17, 2004

Awaiting for a bath ?

I spotted this bather's statue, in front of a bank, behind a few bushes. She seemed to be awaiting for something ! Suddenly, I realized ''Thalassa, thalassa'' ! She is waiting for water ! Bathers are...
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JLBG
Aug 23, 2004

Venetian Architecture - without the crowds!

Rovinj is a beautiful little port just up the coast. Lots of people offer boat trips from Porec or from Zalena Laguna and it is well worth making the trip. You can admire the scenery (and the the...
teafortwo
Apr 28, 2004
 
 
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Waiting for Russell Crowe

A day trip to Pula is well worth it - the amphitheatre is spectacular and will allow you to act out all your gladiator fantasies!!The bus from Porec takes about 1-1 1/2 hours and goes along the coast...
teafortwo
Dec 01, 2003

Sveti Lovrec

Sv. Lovrec (Pazenaticki) is a semi-urban settlement located to the southeast of Porec. It is difficult to say precisely how old is this settlement, because traces of Christianity date back to the 3rd...
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croisbeauty
Nov 09, 2002

BAREDINE CAVE (Grotta Baredine)

The legend of Baredine:a Poreè nobleman named Gabriel fell in love with a beautiful milkmaid from Nova Vas called Milka. Gabriel's mother tried, in every way, to diminish his love for her, but she...
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Anita_Porec
Sep 11, 2002

They grow wine in Croatia!

One of my first surprises when I got in Croatia is they have vinyards! This one was just a few km out of Porec. Notice the red dirt.
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bicycle_girl
Aug 06, 2006

Sveti Lovrec

A statute from 1600 prescribed ordinances of using the water from the public cistern, and the pressure when the cistern should be cleaned.
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croisbeauty
Nov 09, 2002

Sveti Lovrec

The Venetian erected a new fortification system during their rule. City walls, city gates, square towers and the loggia (see on the picture) are relatively well preserved.
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croisbeauty
Nov 09, 2002

Sveti Lovrec

The setlement got the atribute Pazenaticki, from the Italian "paese" = village, because of the said function.
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Nov 09, 2002

Sveti Lovrec

Sv. Lovrec was the seat of the army commander of the Venetian part of Istria and later the seat of the captain for the village settlements south of the Mirna River.
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Nov 09, 2002

Top Hotels in Porec

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Otok Sv. Nikola, Porec, Istria, 52440, Croatia
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Obala Marsala Tita 15, Porec, 52440 , Croatia
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Naselje Brulo 1, Porec, Istria, 52440, Croatia
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Zelena laguna 3, Porec, 52440, Croatia
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Borik, Porec, Istria, 52440, Croatia
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Brulo 1, Porec, Istria, 52440, Croatia
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Things to Do Near Porec

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Tartinijev Trg - Tartini Square

This wide oval square is the center of the city, with the best buildings around it, and with the other attractions at short distance in all directions. Its placed was formerly occupied by the port,...
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Cerkev sv.Jurija - Church of St. George

Above the compact town centre reigns the St. George Cathedral, which gives the city its special character. It is composed of three distinct constructions laid out in a row. From east to west they are:...
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Arena

It is known that throughout the former Roman Empire has been found the remains of over 230 amphitheaters, but most of which were completely devastated. After such wast empire vanished just as in most...
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Augustus Temple

The Temple of Augustus is one of Pula's surviving ancient Roman sites. It is dedicated to the first Roman emperor of the same name and estimated to have been built between 2 BC and 14 AD....
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Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary

Most of what we saw of the cathedral is from the 17th century, including the Renaissance façade and the bell tower which was built using some stones from the Roman amphitheater. The cathedral suffered...
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Dvojna Vrata - Double Gate

There are only two of about ten city gates still standing, the Double Gate and the Hercules's Gate, both along Carrarina ulica, the Double Gate at the middle of the street with the Hercules's Gate at...
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"Poreč/Parenzo, a cross road in Europe !"
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"POREC - PARENZO"
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"A Nice Island With Preserved Monuments"
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"Porec."
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"Welcome to Porec( from a guides perspective)"
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