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Istrian pasta festival

It takes place in July, in the area behind the old church of St. Michael. One can taste and buy pasta, cheeses, spices, sauces...

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On the last Saturday in August there is a three day folk festival Bartulja, a celebration of the local saint St. Bartholomew. It is the largest folk festival in Istria where you can find a large selection of handcrafted souvenirs and gastronomic specialties.

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Monthly fairs

Every second Wednesday throughout the year.

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Dinopark (Funtana)

Only 40 minutes from Žminj there is a first theme park in Croatia. One part of the park is located in an old quarry with mobile life-size dinosaurs. Apart from dinosaurs Dinopark Funtana offers exciting trails through the beautiful countryside and various programs for young and older visitors.

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Istralandia (Brtonigla)

The first water park in Croatia is located at the exit of the Istrian Y motorway for Novigrad-Nova Vas. The park stretches on 80 000 m² of which 4500 m² are water surfaces, and offers many facilities like attractive pools, water slides, water castle, dry playground and similar. It is a 35 minute drive from Žminj.

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Slivari 15c, 52341 Žminj

+385 99 81 11 774

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