Vodnjan’s tales

  • Travel with Istra Inspirit time machine to Vodnjan of  the 19th century and find out a completely different lifestyle

Travel with Istra Inspirit time machine to Vodnjan of the 19th century and find out a completely different lifestyle. Instead by the car the people used to use the ‘Vodnjan cab’ –  the donkeys, and the streets were swerving with children that were playing the old games. Besides the irresistible flavours and tastes of the traditional kitchen, learn about agricultural crafts, dance folklore and enjoy in the interactive performance of the tales that this town has been known by in the past. Find out how the inhabitants of Vodnjan got the name „bumbari“ and some other adventures popular in this city…

Experience includes:

  •  Unteractive performance of  Vodnjan tales
  •  Sightseeing of the old town of Vodnjan
  •  Entertainment with music, dance and folklore
  •  Presentations of old crafts
  •  Tasting of local products (cheese, ham, corn flour, wine, olive oil, cakes…)
  •  Old games learning and drive and drive by Istrain cart and donkeys
  •  Arrival of the carriage with zsar Franz Joseph and empress Sissy
  • Viennese Waltz

Duration: 2-3 hours
Organized by: The City of Vodnjan

The centre of Vodnjan:

Geographic coordinates: 44°96’03’31’, 13°84’97’06’

Vodnjan

This town is an interesting destination for art and culture lovers. In the old part of the city noticed are buildings from historical periods of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Particularly interesting is the church of Saint Blaise, whose bell tower with 62 meters is the highest in the whole of Istria. In the church here are preserved mummified bodies of saints and relics.


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