Hrastovlje - Experience in Istria

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Dance of Death Frescoes – Culture and Art – Istrian Specialities

This unique tour takes you to Hrastovlje, typical Istrian village under the Carst edge. A visit of Hrastovlje can be a truly unforgettable experience. It brings together rich heritage, culture, nature and cuisine – all closely tied to tradition. Your tour begins with ride from cruise passenger terminal in Trieste to Hrastovlje. Your guide will present you Istrian region and the program of the tour. In Hrastovlje you will get 6 coupons and a postcard of Hrastovlje. Four coupons are used during the visit of the local sights and two coupons for experiences of your own choice.

Our guides will take you along the paths of the local attractions: to the gallery of Jože Pohlen, one of the remarkable Istrian artist, to the private collection of weapons, and to the Romanesque church of Holy Trinity, considered a real treasure of the Medieval mural paintings, among which the motif of the “Dance of Death” is the most famous. During the pleasant and instructive visit, our guides will show you the so-called EXPERIENCE points. You can choose between tastings of wines and authentic food or guided visit of the Park of Istrian indigenous plants and animals. To make the experience truly memorable, you will also receive a postcard of Hrastovlje. Your tour concludes with some free time and relaxing drive through the Istrian countryside back to Trieste.

Local sights – four coupons:
1. Guided visit of the village
2. Guided visit of the gallery of Jože Pohlen
3. Visit the collection of the war equipment and weapons

4. Guided visit of the church of the Holy Trinity

Experiences – choose 2 among the following : 
– Dried meat store – visit and tasting of local food and wine
– Restaurant Švab – prosciutto & local wine or pasta with truffles and local wine
– Park of Istrian indigenous plants and animals
Tour Size (Private Tour) Price per Adult (16 – 99) Price per Child (6 – 15) Price per Child (1 – 5)
6 – 8 Persons74,0059,2020,00
9 – 15 Persons69,0055,2020,00
Larger GroupsOn RequestOn RequestOn Request


Price Includes:
– Transportation from/to agreed starting point in Trieste
– Guide/Escort
– Escorted Local Guide
– Programme “Hrastovlje – Experience in Istria” (4 attractions + 2 experiences)
– Postcard of Hrastovlje
– Basic Accident Insurance

– Organization Expenses and VAT

Option for an Extra charge:

– Typical Istrian lunch: from 20 EUR

Payment options:
– In advance via bank account or with a Credit Card

– Via PayPal
– Directly at our head office in Koper

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Tour condition/requirement: min. 2 payable adults

Meeting point: the Cruise terminal in the Port of Trieste or at your hotel in Trieste

Duration: approximately 5 hours

Departure time: by agreement

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