Svetvincenat is a fascinating town in the heart of Croatia’s fast-growing Istria region which has many sites to see and things for visitors to do. While here visitors will find that holiday accommodation in Svetvincenat mostly consists of self-catering rentals and villas. The holiday villas in Svetvincenat are particularly preferred as they offer holidaymakers plenty of space in which there are manicured lawns and swimming pools for the kids to play in. Among other facilities in the Svetvincenat holiday rentals are air-conditioning, WiFi Internet and barbecue facilities. For those who would like to escape the city crowds there are village holiday rentals in Svetvincenat as well.
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-Hiking: When meandering about on the Istrian peninsula, visitors are bound to notice some small conical stone structures interspersed between vineyards and olive trees. These hut-like constructions known as Kazun have been used since the time of the Roman occupation to store farm produce and keep it safe from the elements.
-Historical monuments: This locale is noted for a beautiful, grand medieval castle known as the Grimani Castle. Also in Svetvincenat are a number of notable medieval churches including the Parish Chruch of St. Mary’s Annunciation, the Church of St. Vincent and the Chruch of St. Catherine. These contain rich architectural detail and dazzling frescoes.
-Cultural activities: Among the annual events in Svetvincenat is an ethno-jazz festival which summer visitors who appreciate good music will want to stick around for. It is held every July, as is the International Festival of Dances and Non-verbal Theatre. The local ‘Ivanje’ festival in which the most beautiful goat in town is crowned, is also worth looking forward to.
- Gastronomy: The town is home to a number of notable restaurants that serve excellent seafood and local specialities alongside plenty of local charm. Among these is the Kod Kastela tavern where visitors will find the above as well as some tasty coffee. The family-owned Poli Ondine is also a good place to grab a pint and a tasty repast.
Svetvincenat’s lovely Mediterranean weather is one of its key attractions. For most months of the year temperatures are above the 20°C, and in summer they soar beyond 30°C on a number of occasions. From these highs, temperatures take time to descend, and even in the midst of autumn 20+ temperatures are recorded. Winters are unsurprisingly not very chilly with temperatures averaging about 10°C in January, the coolest month. Rainfall is scarce, and even on September, the wettest month, average precipitation is a mere 75mm.
Pula Airport is less than 15 miles from Svetvincenat, making it the closest such facility to this resort town. Tourists coming from most European cities will get seasonal flights to Pula aboard commercial airlines. From the airport they can board taxis or get rental vehicles to take them to their Svetvincenat holiday accommodation.