Make a holiday villa in Pazin your home away from home
Situated in Central Istria, Pazin is a town known for its amazing natural beauty that includes a number of fascinating geological features. It is also home to many monuments and structures that call to mind Istria’s illustrious past. Surrounding the town are lush vineyards and farms that supply the locale with fresh food and fantastic wine. Most importantly for visitors, Pazin provides a peaceful, laid back environment in which they can forget their worries and focus on relaxing. HomeAway offers tourists resplendent holiay villas in Pazin with lush, wooded surroundings and magnificent views over the countryside. Facilities they can expect to find in their Pazin holiday homes include swimming pools, WiFi Internet and barbecues. Those who are golfing enthusiasts will be happy to find that there are accommodation options next to golf courses.
Things to do
-Monuments: The Pazin Castle or Kastel, is a must-visit for anyone visiting these parts. It is situated on a hill with a part of it adjacent to a chasm and its long history is as dramatic as its location. At one point or other in history the castle had different owners; the Hapsburgs in the 14th century, the Italians between 1766 and 1945. Today it houses the Ethnographic Museum. The City Museum is also housed in this magnificent building.
-Museum: Over its three floors, the Ethnographic Museum in Kastel displays various interesting artefacts. On the ground floor there are barrels and bells and on the second are yet more items used in everyday life by the various communities that have occupied Istria over the years including clothing, farm implements and kitchenware.
-Food and drink: Yes, visitors can get their hands on delicious pizza to eat while in their Pazin holiday homes. Peperone offers guests well done, tasty pizzas at a very fair price. They have great variety too.
-Cultural events: Summer visitors to Pazin can take part in the Days of Jules Verne festival which takes place in the 3rd week of June every year. This legendary writer made Pazin famous and during this week the town’s streets are filled with tributes to him as well as plenty of entertaining activities. Every first Tuesday of the month is the Town Fair during which farm produce and artisanal products from all over Istria can be bought.
-Motovan: Residents of holiday villas in Pazin will find that they have an excellent base from which to explore other Istrian towns and cities. Motovan is just a short bus hop away and is very much worth visiting. This medieval town is home to a wealth of monuments that tell of its time as part of the Venetian Empire, including the 14th century stone lions that stand above the town gates.
Weather in Pazin:
Pazin’s glorious Mediterranean weather is one of the reasons hundreds of tourists flock to this locale every year. Right from May the monthly temperature averages are in the twenties, which means those who would want to start their holiday a bit early to avoid summer crowds can do so and still get to sunbathe. Most holidaymakers however prefer to visit Istria between June and August when they are assured of temperatures between 26 and 28°C. As late as September temperature averages are still at 24°C and even in the height of winter they rarely drop lower than 8°C.
Travel to Pazin
Only about 24 miles from Pazin is one of Croatia’s most important international gateways, the Pula Airport. Visitors from different European cities can book seasonal flights aboard low cost airlines or charter planes to this airport. From the airport they will find buses and trains to Pula easily from where they can easily commute to Pazin. Croatia’s public bus system is efficient and comfortable and you can book your seat on Brioni Pula or Autotrans buses in advance. From the airport visitors can take a shuttle to Pula town for 2€. From the bus station there they’ll get a bus from any of the two companies to Pazin.