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Destination Highlights A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES IN THE DESTINATION


Destination Highlights A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES IN THE DESTINATION

The destinations of Rovinj and Vrsar and the entire Istrian region are abundant in cultural, natural and sporting attractions and have an extensive gastro offer. To inform you of the numerous options and activities in greater detail and enable their easier inclusion in group programs, we have decided to present the best and most interesting of what our destinations offer in a single place. By careful selection of programs and cooperation with proven destination partners, we have created the ‘’Destination Selection’’ - a marketing material containing over a hundred diverse and creative programs/services ready for inclusion in your group packages. The selection of additional programs and services is divided into four specific areas: • Culture and Customs • Gastro • Nature • Sports Depending on your customers’ interests and desires, you can create countless packages by selecting from the offered programs. To implement them, all you need to do is contact a single partner - Maistra’s Destination Management Department - that will guarantee their professional and efficient implementation. Please contact us with confidence and offer your customers a series of unforgettable and unique experiences in Rovinj, Vrsar and Istria.

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Culture and Customs

VISITING CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SITES IN CITIES AND TOWNS VISITING RURAL ESTATES / MUSEUMS AND LOCAL CRAFTS PAINTING AND MODELING WORKSHOPS WORKSHOPS FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE LOCAL CULTURE AND CUSTOMS


A Sightseeing tour of the city of Rovinj, canapés and wine tasting in a traditional ambience of the old town wine cellar Kantinon The sightseeing tour includes expert guidance through the narrow streets of Rovinj, from Balbi Arch and the Kalifi Palace to the grand Baroque church of St. Euphemia situated at the very top of Rovinj, famous for keeping the secret of the stone sarcophagus preserving the body of St. Euphemia and, at last, a visit to the unique eco-museum ‘The Batana House’ dedicated to the little Rovinj boat. The tradition of seamanship and fishing has been preserved till the present day, and now you have a chance to find out something about the local fishing tradition by visiting ‘The Batana House’, an unusual museum dedicated to the little wooden flat-bottom boat called batana, which used to be owned by almost every family in Rovinj living next to the sea and of the sea. Wine tasting and traditional snacks will be served in the old wine cellar Kantinon. Included expert guidance, Batana Museum ticket, entrance to the church of St. Euphemia, tasting of Istrian wines, snacks.

Price 15 ¤/110 HRK per person

Vrsar - A Sightseeing Tour We begin the sightseeing of Vrsar by visiting the church of St. Foška built in the 17th century right next to the city gates. Today a sacral collection of artworks is on display on the church premises. Then we will visit Kaštel, the former residence of the Bishop of PoreË, mentioned in historic documents in the 12th century. The medieval Vrsar formed around Kaštel, the walls built in the 15th century prove that, in the antique times Vrsar spread along the coast and had salt pans located at the bottom of the bay. Vrsar was visited two times by the famous seducer Giacomo Casanova and one of the city streets bears his name. The parish church of St. Martin - the patron saint of the city, with its foundations set in the 19th century, is located in the main square. At the bottom of the hill, at a unique location next to the sea, stands the oldest sacral edifice in Vrsar - the Basilica of St. Mary of the Sea, a fine example of Romanesque architecture in which concerts and banquets are held in the summer months. Included expert-guided tour of Vrsar and a visit to the sacral artwork collection, a drink at the end of the tour in one of Maistra establishments in Vrsar.

Price 8 ¤/60 HRK per person

A Trip to Bale and Monkodonjo We depart for the small town of Bale in which dinosaur and other prehistoric animal remains are conserved. On our way back we will visit the prehistoric castle of Monkodonjo - a fortified settlement with about 1000 citizens. Artefacts show that people lived there long time ago, far back between 1800 and 1200 B.C. Its position, 81 meters above sea level, provide us a magnificent view of the surroundings and the old rock fence, 1 km long and 3 m wide and high, enabled the sustaining of life in this settlement for 600 years. On our way back we will take a ‘sweet break’ and stop for some cake and a cup of coffee. Included expert-guided tour of Bale, a visit to the exhibit of dinosaur remains and the archaeological site of Monkodonjo, cake and coffee.

Price 15 ¤ / 110 kn per person

Large picture: Streets of Rovinj From left to right page: Vrsar Amphitheatre Arena in Pula Euphrasian Basilica in PoreË Motovun


A Trip to Pula and Vodnjan When one speaks of antique historic remains in Istria, then surely Colonia Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea or, in today’s language, Pula, simply must be mentioned. Many grand monuments from the Roman period are conserved here - the Arena, an amphitheatre constructed during the rule of Emperor Titus Flavius Vespasianus, the Forum, Double Gates, Temple of Augustus, the Arch of the Sergians, the remnants of the ‘Little Theatre’ and a mosaic called ‘The Punishment of Dirce’ - all dating from the period between the 1st and 3rd century. Pula flourished in the 19th century, during the reign of the dual Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, when it became its most important war port of which testify its numerous defensive fortifications. On our return from Pula we will stop in the small town of Vodnjan, a town that nourishes a long tradition of olive growing and wine production, where we offer the tasting of local produce. A visit to the church of St. Blaise follows - a church with the biggest bell tower in Istria, in which the mummified bodies of three saints have been laid to rest. The bodies of the saints withhold an unexplained secret because they have been able to withstand decay in spite of a long time passing. In addition to this phenomenon, the church contains an extraordinary and valuable collection of sacral objects which numbers more than 350 relics of 250 different saints! Included expert-guided sightseeing tour of Pula and Vodnjan, an admission ticket to the amphitheatre (the Arena) and the sacral collection of the church of St. Blaise, tasting of indigenous products (by choice: prosciutto, extra virgin oil or cheese) along with 2 dl of wine.

Price 24 ¤/180 HRK per person

A Trip to PoreË While visiting PoreË, a former Roman colony, the Euphrasian Basilica is a must-see tourist point (a UNESCO-protected monument dating from the 5th century) - its grand mosaics, baptisteries, atrium and bishopric all testify the beginning of Christian history in the area. PoreË was, like Pula, a Roman colony with the arrangement of streets - Decumanus and Cardo - typical of Roman towns, and the temples of Neptune and Mars also show the Roman influence. The numerous city palaces testify a centuries-long rule of Venice. After the sightseeing follows wine tasting (or codfish tasting - a fish that symbols the Venetian rule in Istria). Included expert-guided sightseeing of PoreË, an admission ticket to the Euphrasian Basilica, wine or codfish tasting.

Price 15 ¤/110 HRK per person

A Trip to Pazin and Motovun This trip marks the medieval period in Istria. The most preserved medieval edifice in Istria is the Pazin Castle - constructed on a cliff above the Pazin burrow in which the Ethnographic Museum of Istria is located today. Even Jules Verne wrote about the legend that connects the Pazin Castle and burrow with the Lim Gulf in his novel titled Mathias Sandorf. After Pazin follows the sightseeing tour of Motovun - another medieval city fortified by walls from which a miraculous view spans on its surroundings, followed by truffle product tasting. Included expert-guided sightseeing of Pazin and Motovun, an admission ticket to the Ethnographic Museum of Istria and truffle product tasting.

Price 24 ¤/180 HRK per person


A Trip to the Brijuni Islands A trip to the National Park Brijuni includes transportation to Fažana, a small city opposite the Brijuni Islands, known even from Roman times, called Vasianum after the local factory of amphora’s and various dishes. It has always been a place of fishermen, but also farmers that drained wine and olive oil from the red earth. From here we continue our journey by boat to the National Park Brijuni. The trip to the biggest island of the archipelago called Veli Brijun, with expert guidance, includes a tour of the natural beauties and cultural heritage (an olive tree dating back to the 4th century, an alley from the year 1905, a safari park, a Byzantium military camp from the 2nd century B.C., a Roman villa in the Bay of Verige from the 1st century, a visit to the art collection ‘Tito’ on the Brijuni Islands and the church of St. Germania from the 15th century with its exhibits) by tourist train. Included bus ticket, boat ticket, admission ticket, sightseeing by tourist train, expert guidance.

Price 55 ¤/390 HRK per person

A Trip to Buzet, Hum and RoË Buzet is a city on a secluded hill above the fertile river valley of the Mirna, inhabited since the prehistoric days. Today’s old city core developed in the 18th century under the influence of Venetian Baroque. Circular walls with bulwarks and towers also date from the period of Venetian rule. The Heritage Museum is located in the 17th century Bigatto Palace and it contains an archaeological and ethnological collection: an old Buzet kitchen is displayed here, as well as a collection of farming tools, apparels and a weaving loom. In the area within the old city walls, in its original location, you can still find the museum exhibits of combing and blacksmithing trades and old pharmacies. The old town bakery is located within the Buzet bastion, where once, on the occasion of upcoming fairs, holidays and Sundays, bige bread was baked. Then we will see the picturesque town of RoË followed by Hum - the smallest city in the world. That is the homeland of biska - a medicinal beverage made from domestic brandy and mistletoe leaves. You will taste it and feel of its curative properties and smoothness. It is also the home of the Glagolitic alphabet and Croatian literacy. There are many rural estates and taverns in the vicinity where the groups will have an opportunity to taste domestic brandies and local specialities. Included all-day guidance, tasting of domestic brandies, lunch at a typical local farm.

Price 40 ¤/300 HRK per person

A Visit to a Local Farm and the Istrian boškarin We take you to visit the pride of the Istrian farmer - the boškarin - it is an Istrian term for a type of cattle called the Istrian ox. It was an Istrian farm animal but now the mechanization has won, there are only about a hundred of them left. The relationship that the Istrian farmer has with its boškarin is very interesting as well as the traditional forms of communication between the animal and its master during field ploughing. Included a guide, an hour-long presentation of the domestic boškarin in a unique ambiance while enjoying a domestic appetizer and cakes.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person


Following the Trails of Forgotten Trades in Istria A trip to Pazin to visit the Ethnographic Museum of Istria located in one of the most conserved medieval fortresses, Kaštel, built on the cliffs overlooking Fojba - a picturesque Pazin burrow into which the Pazin creek flows. After an expert presentation of the ethnographic heritage of Istria there will be a presentation about weaving held on a weaving loom. Weaving in Istria was exclusively a male profession thus the presentation will be held by one of the last living Istrian weavers. He took up the trade after his father. On our return trip the routes lead us into the inland of the Istrian peninsula through a hilly landscape of fresh and vivid spring or warm autumn colours to a farm where our hosts will exhibit some of the old trades of Istria, and exactly how it once was. We will sit next to the fireplace and eat traditional meals typical of the area and time in which those trades were an everyday thing. They still exist here today, but unfortunately finding them is not as easy as it used to be. Included expert guidance, weaving presentation and visit to a traditional Istrian household for lunch along with a presentation of old trades and customs.

Price 35 ¤/250 HRK per person

A Trip to the Pre-Historic Castle of Monkodonjo by Land Rovers Large picture: View to medieval town of Dvigrad From left to right page: National Park Brijuni Main square in Hum Weaving loom Harvest of grapes

We will set off in Land Rovers along macadam trails in Istria to the abandoned medieval city of Dvigrad, through Kanfanar and the trail of Captain Morgan to the Renaissance square of Sveti VinËenat. The entire north face is the stone castle Grimani that spreads all the way to Bale, a former Roman fort in which the Bembo Palace was embellished during Venetian rule. Not far from Bale we stop at the oldest historic location - the prehistoric castle of Monkodonjo - a fortified settlement in which people lived even far back between 1800 and 1200 B.C. Its position at 81 meters above sea level provides an excellent view of its surroundings, and the rock fence, 1 km long and 3m wide and high, enabled the sustaining of life in this settlement for 600 years. Included a Land Rover driving tour with expert driving and guidance, a tour of the town and the surrounding pre-historic sites.

Price 100 ¤/730 HRK per person

A Trip to Harvest Mediterranean Produce /grapes, figs, olives/ We will equip you with the necessary tools and lead you into the special experience of harvesting some of the produce of Istria, depending on the submitted harvesting calendar. The harvest will be a real adventure and when it is all done, the best harvester will be pronounced! After the harvest, and depending on the weather conditions - we will have a picnic or go to a nearby rural household for a meal cooked from the produce you have just harvested. Our wish is that you learn how these products are used in Istrian gastronomy, and above all, to experience their exquisite quality and taste first hand! Included a guide, expert presentation of the course of the harvest, harvesting equipment, an outdoor picnic or a thematic lunch after the harvest is finished.

Price 35 ¤/250 HRK per person


An Expert-Led Painting Course The expert guide of this painting course, academic painter Rajko Svilar, will acquaint you with the basics of art expressions, painting techniques, and after that you will, under his guidance, paint the chosen motifs of Rovinj and Vrsar, Istria. Maistra will supply painting racks and paper and a painting area, while the participants need to have their own painting kits. Included expert guidance, basic painting accessories, painting area.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person per hour

Recommended duration of the course is 20 hours. Minimum - 5 participants. Recommended group size: 10-15 persons.

An Expert-Led Modelling Course The expert guide of this modelling course will, in his introduction, acquaint you with the basic techniques of shaping and modelling clay and tutor in the crafting of auto portraits or, according to the wishes of the participants, crafting of other forms in clay. Maistra will supply a table wheel for modelling, basic accessories and clay. Included expert guidance, basic accessories and tools for modelling, modelling area.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person per hour

Recommended duration of the course is 10 hours. Minimum - 5 participants Recommended group size: 10-15 persons.

A Demonstration of Net Weaving and the Use of Braided Rope in Demijohn Production Since glass bottles were once rare and valuable, to keep them from breaking, each bottle was protected with the use of braided rope which, at the same time, protected wine or other content from sun rays. In ‘The Batana House’ eco-museum in addition to the demonstration of rope work, the ancient skill of weaving and mending fishing nets, you will be able to try this workshop and make demijohns by braiding rope for encasing bottles and in that way you will contribute to the preservation of this old skill and custom. The demijohn braiding starts with the neck of the bottle. You need to determine the length and number of strings for the weft as well as how and with which knot you will braid the backbone string which spirally coats the bottle. A string from natural hemp of various widths, and a length of 1 to 2 meters, is used. The knots for shaping the demijohn are a combination of Arabic macrame (shallow, flat) and sailor knots. By dipping the strings in various naturally produced colours (pine bark), the bottles can be braided in different colours. Included expert guidance, basic accessories (rope, glass bottle), area. Recommended duration of the course is 10 hours. Minimum - 5 participants Recommended group size: 10-15 persons.

Price 8 ¤/60 HRK per person


A Batana Ride around Rovinj Old Town with Tasting of Fish Snacks in the Spacio (1) On the dock right next to ‘The Batana House’, we will board a batana boat and ride along the rocky coast of the old city which exposes Rovinj from its most picturesque side - from the sea. The disembarkment will be in the spacio a traditional underground tavern and a place where fishermen gather and socialize. This is followed by fish snacks and wine tasting accompanied by fishermen’s song, the bitinada. Included a visit to the Batana Museum, batana ride, traditional fishermen snacks and wine tasting, bitinada.

Price 25 ¤/180 HRK per person

A Batana Ride around Rovinj Old Town with Dinner in the Spacio (2) In the early evening we take you to experience a truly once-in-a-lifetime sight: a sunset while riding in a batana in a circular ride along the coast of the old city core of Rovinj, in close contact with the rocky shore of astonishing beauty. You will disembark at an unusual location where the sea flows up to an authentic century old house and its spacio - a traditional wine house and gathering spot of fishermen after a hard day at sea. A fish dinner is waiting for you in this unique ambience along with the sounds of fishermen’s songs and, of course, wine. Included a visit to the museum, batana ride, a visit to the spacio, dinner: a dish of anchovies or sardines on savor or salted, fried fish, salad, sweet fritters, ¼ l wine, ¼ l water.

Price 35 ¤/250 HRK per person

A stroll around ancient Pula - guided by the first liberated slave Felix Learn about ancient Pula with the help of actors dressed in Roman costumes, guiding you through Pula while telling a funny and educational story about the first liberated slave named Felix. The show starts outside the Archaeological Museum, after which the actors change locations and continue in front of other valuable Roman monuments in Pula: Hercules Gate, Golden Gate and Augustus Temple. Included the show - a tour of Pula in costumes in company of 8 actors. Duration: at least 90 minutes. Recommended group size: 20-50 persons.

Large picture: Arena, Pula From left to right page: Art street in Rovinj - Grisia Traditional craft - fisherman Batana - traditional wooden boat Gathering spot of fishermen spacio

Price 40 ¤/290 HRK per person


Wine & Gastronomy

TASTING WINE, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL AND AUTOCHTONOUS PRODUCTS COOKING COURSES / MEDITERRANEAN HERB PICKING / TRUFFLE SEARCHING PICNIC / GRILL PARTY / FORMAL LUNCHES AT SPECIAL LOCATIONS


Rovinj Memento - A Welcoming Drink Rovinj Pelinkovac, Ovo Brandy and chocolate liqueur from the Darna Distillery of Rovinj. Included 1 drink of choice from a selection of traditional Rovinj liqueurs: Pelinkovac (bitter brandy), Ovo Brandy (brandy eggnog), and chocolate liqueur.

Price 1,80 ¤/12 HRK per person

Elegant - A Welcoming Drink A glass of champagne with natural orange juice. Included a glass of champagne with natural orange juice.

Price 3,50 ¤/25 HRK per person

Classic - A Welcoming Drink Amaro 18, Istra Bitter, mineral water, grape juice. Included Amaro 18, Istra Bitter, mineral water, grape juice.

Price 3,40 ¤/24 HRK per person

Istrian tradition - A Welcoming Drink Traditional domestic hard liqueurs: Pelinkovac, mead, mistletoe brandy or biska and ruda herb brandy. Included A choice of traditional Istrian brandies: mead, mistletoe or herb brandy.

Price 2 ¤/15 HRK per person

Wine Tasting - White and Red Istrian Wines with Snacks in Maistra Restaurants Included 3 x 1 dl of Istrian wine (Malvazija, Teran, Merlot); 3 x 1 canapés with salted sardines, salted cod brandade and olives.

Price 9 ¤/65 HRK per person

Wine Tasting - Istrian Malmsey with Snacks in Maistra Restaurants Included 3 x 1 dl of Istrian malmsey of various wine makers; 2 canapés with sardines on savor, Istrian cheese, domestic cakes - sweet knots.

Price 8 ¤/55 HRK per person


Wine Tasting - Red Istrian Wines with Snacks in Maistra Restaurants Included 3 x 1 dl of Istrian red wines (Teran, Refoška, Merlot); 3 x canapés with Istrian cheese, prosciutto and pickled mushrooms.

Price 9 ¤/65 HRK per person

Wine Tasting - Istrian Sweet Wine - Muscat Wine with Snacks in Maistra Restaurants Included 3 x 1 dl of Istrian muscat wine of various manufacturers and an assortment of Istrian cakes.

Price 8 ¤/60 HRK per person

Tasting of Istrian Extra Virgin Olive Oils in Maistra Restaurants Included 5 sorts of Istrian olive oils of various manufacturers with toast; diced sheep cheese, canapés with marinated sardines, olives in oil. Large picture: Welcome drink From left to right page: Welcome drink Wine tasting Top Istrian wine Top Istrian extra virgin olive oil and home made cheese

Price 7 ¤/55 HRK per person

Wine and Olive Oil Tasting - Delicia Mediteranea Istrian Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Istrian Wines in Maistra Establishments Included 2 sorts of Istrian olive oil on toast; 2 x 1 glass of Istrian Malmsey; 1 x 1 glass of Istrian Teran, cubes of sheep cheese with rosemary, olives in oil, mushrooms.

Price 8,50 ¤/60 HRK per person

Istrian Cheese Tasting - At the Production Facility A piece of bread, domestic cheese and a glass of red wine are enough to make a person feel good, thus they are worth the visit to a domestic little tavern where one can taste domestic cow cheese, sheep cheese, mixed cheese, dry curd cottage cheese, fresh cheese and cream, all with unique aromas thanks to pastures filled with thyme and other Mediterranean herbs. Of course, it is possible to combine other domestic products with cheese: extra virgin olive oil, wine or Istrian prosciutto. Included appetizer, 7 sorts of cheese, 2 dl wine, 2 dl water, bread, first-rate pickled vegetables, and olive oil.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person


A Visit to an Oil Mill and Olive Oil Tasting (1) The quality of Istria’s olive oil was praised even in the Roman period, thus we lead you to acquaint yourself with the technological process of extra virgin olive oil production, followed by a tasting of several sorts of olive oil. Included a visit to an oil mill, olive oil tasting (several sorts), snacks and 2 dl wine.

Price 9 ¤/65 HRK per person

Olive Oil Tasting (1) Includes a welcoming appetizer of domestic brandy followed by a demonstration of technology used in the production of different sorts of olive oil and presentation and tasting of several sorts of oil. Besides oil tasting there will be a small snack prepared from domestic cheese, seasonal fruits, prosciutto, codfish and bread with 2 dl of domestic wine and entertainment that includes presentations and playing various traditional Istrian instruments. Included appetizer, expert presentation, oil tasting, snacks, seasonal fruit, playing traditional Istrian instruments.

Price 20 ¤/150 HRK per person

Truffle and Truffle Product Tasting in original locations in Istria Included cheese canapé with truffles, canapé with prosciutto, fuži pasta with truffles, homemade bread, olive oil, fritters, a glass of white and red wine.

Price 20 ¤/150 HRK per person

Prosciutto and Domestic Dry-Cured Meat Product Tasting To visit Istria and not taste Istrian prosciutto at the place where it is made in the prosciutto factory where 12.000 pieces of prosciutto are dried every year it would be unforgivable. We take you to visit the production factory in which traditional Istrian prosciutto is made, but also ombolo, sausages and bacon, and to taste their unique flavour with a glass of white wine to complement the pleasure. Included a tour of the prosciutto factory, tasting of Istrian meat products served on a tray: prosciutto, bacon, sausages, ombolo, pešt, along with 2 dl of wine.

Price 15 ¤/110 HRK per person


Codfish Tasting Large picture: Traditional olive presse From left to right page: White truffle A slice of Istrian prosciutto Top Istrian wine producer Ivica MatoševiÊ Bottles of wine

Venice brought codfish to Istria. Traditionally, in this region codfish brandade is eaten on Christmas Eve. The new age brings new delicious combinations and we invite you to try codfish prepared in several different ways. Included 4 types of cod: spicy, brandade, with truffles, with olives, 2 dl wine or juice/water.

Price 8 ¤/60 HRK per person

Wine tasting in Istrian cellars Visit the wine cellar of the exquisite Istrian winemaker, where you will be acquainted with the process of wine making in an expert way, followed by an expert guided wine tasting. Included tour of the cellar, presentation of the winery and wine, tasting of 3-4 sorts of wine served with cheese, bread and olives.

Price 12-23 ¤/85-165 HRK per person

Wine Tasting in the Authentic Ambiance of GraËišÊe After an expert guided tour of GraËišÊe and enjoying one of the most beautiful lookouts in Istria, we invite you to explore the authentic areas of GraËišÊe and taste wine, domestic sheep cheese and freshly baked homemade bread. After that follows a tour of the place and after than you can buy wine, brandy, honey products and other local products in the local shop specialized in the sale of autochtonous products. Included expert guidance, 4 sorts of wine (two white and two red) and domestic cheese and freshly baked homemade bread.

Price 20 ¤/150 HRK per person

The Unique Eno-Gastro Experience of Inland Istria A tour of magical medieval towns of inland Istria - Grožnjan, Oprtalj, Motovun and Hum - is combined with an oenological and gastronomic experience and white truffle-based meals you will never forget. Special meal courses will be complemented by the unique ambiance of the restaurant furnished with traditional Istrian elements, but this time incorporated into a modern concept of interior design. Included expert guidance, lunch with truffles in a unique ambience with the combination of excellent Istrian wine. Duration: 6 - 8 hours. Recommended group size: up to 8 persons.

Price 200 ¤/1.500 HRK per person


Maistra School of Gastro Experiences: Fish Meals First the participants will be introduced to the leader of the culinary course, who will tell a story about traditional fish meals of Rovinj or the meals of the batana. Next comes the practical part, an introduction to the thematic unit and basic techniques of preparing seafood meals. The final part consists of food tasting and a sommelier will help you choose the best Istrian wine to complement the meal. Included expert-led course, kitchen tools, recipes from the course, collective final tasting of prepared meals. Recommended group size: 8 - 15 persons. Duration: 4 hours.

Price 100 造/750 HRK per person

Maistra School of Gastro Experiences: Aromatic Herbs First the participants will be introduced to the leader of the gastro school and the Maistra culinary team. Than follows an introduction to the world of aromatic plants and herbs and authentic meals and the collective preparation of authentic meals based on ecological and indigenous ingredients using aromatic plants and wild herbs. The final part consists of food tasting and a sommelier will help you choose the best Istrian wine to complement the meal. Included expert-led course, kitchen tools, recipes from the course, collective final tasting of prepared meals. Recommended group size: 8 - 15 persons. Duration: 4 hours.

Price 100 造/750 HRK per person

Maistra School of Gastro Experiences:Truffles First the participants will be introduced to the leader of the gastro school and the Maistra culinary team and then the main ingredient will be presented - the truffle. We will begin the culinary course by introducing truffle cleaning and preparing techniques and, just as important, teach you how to combine truffles with appropriate wines as to attain the perfect taste. Included expert-led course, kitchen tools, recipes from the course, collective final tasting of prepared meals. Recommended group size: 8 - 15 persons. Duration: 4 hours.

Price 100 造/750 HRK per person

Aromatic Plants and Wild Herbs Harvesting We equip the participants with a stick, a straw hat and a hand-woven basket and depart with expert guidance in search of wild nature and aromatic plants that grow in Istria. In spring there will be a chance to recognize and harvest wild plants such as: wild asparagus, wild arugula, horse tail, sorrel, wild chicory, fennel, wild poppy, bryony and others. All year round we are attracted to the smell of such aromatic plants as spruce, laurel, lavender, salvia, thyme, rosemary, marjoram and other. After the enjoyable hike, besotted by smells of the aromatic herbs, we will go for lunch where our hosts will show us how the wild herbs of Istria, typical of the Mediterranean climate, have been used in the preparation of indigenous Istrian meals since Classical Antiquity. Included expert guidance, harvesting equipment, a presentation of wild and aromatic herbs, lunch. Recommended group size: min. 10 - 25 persons.

Price 35 造/250 HRK per person


Truffle Search and Tasting We will journey to a part of Istria known to be the habitat of truffles. This is the area around Buzet - city of truffles, Livada - the world centre of truffles, where the world’s biggest truffle was found which made its way to the Guinness Book of World Records. But, generally speaking, the habitat of truffles - a valuable underground root crop, is the river valley of the Mirna in the Motovun forest. This is an exceptionally valued mushroom of intense smell which is gathered using trained search dogs. The particularities are this mushroom’s rarity, peculiar taste and smell and its confirmed aphrodisiac properties! The position for the demonstration of searching for truffles is set by the truffle hunter, but usually it will be a forest or rural spot, thus adequate clothes and shoes are recommended. After the demonstration there will also be an outdoor tasting of the products and meals cooked with truffles. Included demonstration of the way to search for truffles from the truffle hunter and the dog in its original habitat, tasting includes: an omelette or fuži pasta with truffles, fresh bread, olive oil, a glass of white wine, a glass of red wine and fritters. Duration: 1 hour. Recommended group size: 20 - 40 persons.

Price 21 ¤/160 HRK per person

Truffle Search and Tasting of Fresh Truffle Delights Large picture: „Maistra” gastro team From left to right page: Sea food meal Wild asparagous Black truffle Setting in Ethnographic Museum of Istria in Pazin

We will journey to a part of Istria known to be the habitat of truffles. This is the area around Buzet - city of truffles, Livada - the world centre of truffles, where the world’s biggest truffle was found which made its way to the Guinness Book of World Records. But, generally speaking, the habitat of truffles - a valuable underground root crop, is the river valley of the Mirna in the Motovun forest. Today, in the company of a truffle hunter we depart for the forest, in search of this valuable mushroom. If a truffle is found, it is given as a gift to the guests or they will be enabled to prepare them in an exquisite restaurant. In any case, after the search comes lunch (pasta or an omelette with fresh truffles). The real search for truffles in the Motovun forest is limited to a very small number of people in a group (1 - 4 persons) and lasts about 3 hours. Included search for truffles in the Motovun forest and truffle-based food prepared with fresh truffles. Duration: 3 - 4 hours. Recommended group size: 1 - 4 persons.

Price 450 ¤/3.250 HRK per group (1-4 person)

Lunch or Dinner in Agrotourism with a Presentation of Istrian Crafts and Customs We take you to the Istrian inland to experience the traditional way of life of Istrian farmers. Your hosts will welcome you with the sounds of traditional instruments. Afterward, you will taste domestic cuisine, gathered around the fireplace and enjoy the smells of home cooking: the smell of warm bread from the oven and traditional meals. And while you wait for the meals to be prepared, your host will present you the technique of combing and spinning wool and the craft of traditional Istrian attire knitting. Included a welcome accompanied by music, appetizer, domestic brandy, maneštra, domestic pasta, sausages, fillet, cabbage, potato, bread from the oven, domestic cakes, a presentation of Istrian attire crafting. Recommended group size: 20 - 50 persons.

Price 30 ¤/220 HRK per person


Formal buffet Lunch at a Unique Location on the Island of Maškin Rise to divine heights at a unique location on the very top of the little island of Maškin and enjoy a combination of the sky and the sea and selected delicacies served on a creatively designed buffet with the Baron Hütterott Mausoleum in the background. Included arranging tables, chairs and parasols in daytime or lighting in night time at a unique island location, food from a rich hot & cold buffet. Recommended group size: 70 - 300 persons.

Price 42 ¤/300 HRK per person

Lunch or Dinner in Agrotourism Cooked from Meat of the Indigenous Istrian Cattle Only about 300 cattle from the indigenous Istrian breed, known as boškarin, can be seen on Istrian pastures. The meat of these bovine animals, bread and kept in extensive breeding, fed with hay and grazed in pastures, can only be tasted in restaurants in which the quality of ingredients is in the first place. Thus we invite you to taste indigenous Istrian meals prepared from the meat of indigenous Istrian cattle and convince yourself in the unforgettable taste of this originally domestic product. Included appetizer of domestic brandy, meat salad, beef soup with cheese gnocchi, ravioli with cheese on butter and sage, frkanci pasta with truffles, baby-beef roll, stewed beef leg, seasonal fruit, salad, baked fruit in Teran with cream.

Price 42 ¤/300 HRK per person

Presentation of the Production and Refinement of Lavender Products Lavender is a synonym for the Mediterranean and even the ancient Romans talked about its medicinal properties. We invite you to visit lavender gardens in Istria and discover all the ways lavender oil and lavender flowers are produced and used. Included a visit to lavender growing plantations, presentation of the production of lavender products, appetizer.

Price 1,5 ¤/10 HRK per person

Formal Dinner or Lunch at the castle The castle in the fairytale-like nature of the Red Island features amusing gastro-fairies who will be glad to fulfill each of your culinary wishes. The unique location of the robust castle will provide you with a view of rich and diverse greenery and clear rippled sea while you enjoy an unforgettable experience of delicacies that were once upon a time enjoyed by noblemen, counts and important figures. Included formal dinner. Recommended group size: 70-150 persons indoors without the dance floor; up to 110 persons with the dance floor; terrace: up to 220 persons without the dance floor; up to 160 persons with the dance floor.

Price from 42 ¤/300 HRK


Tasting Seafood Delicacies right next to the Seafarm near Lim Bay Try a taste of heaven in the form of seafood delicacies, seashells and fish brought to you directly from the sea depths and enjoy this unique taste and the nature of the Lim Bay protected landscape. Included lunch based on seashells and fish from the farm in Lim Bay.

Price from 15 ¤/110 HRK per person

Outdoor Barbeque Is there anything better than enjoying food in nature, outdoors, and tasting fresh Mediterranean vegetables, meat or fish from a barbeque? Enjoy the food and the company on terraces and other locations right by the seashore. Included marinated Mediterranean vegetables, meat rolls, pork on a rosemary spit, Istrian sausages, grilled sardines, fried calamari, a homemade pastry basket. Malvasia, Merlot, water/3 dl of wine, 0.50 l of water

Price 28 ¤/200 HRK per person

Roman Evenings Large picture: Mausoleum of the baron Hütterott From left to right page: Lavender blossom The castle on the island of St. Andrew Sea food meal Open air party

If you would like to enjoy yourself the way old Romans used to for at least one evening, we are sure we will take you to the times of the old Rome in a time machine with the help of professional actors in costumes, scenery, aromas and background of an original location in the Mediterranean, including the inevitable Roman feast. Included presentation of details from the ancient life with actors in costumes (costumes and scenery consistent with the theme), catering option - hedonistic music, decorations, a tour of Roman monuments as an option.

Price from 179 ¤/1,290 HRK per person Price based on 100 guests

Tropicana Night If you want to feel the dream of tropical nights, we will arrange a party with cocktails, lounge music, a DJ or a saxophone player and you will have an unforgettable time with the light of torches and decorative elements. Included appropriate musical background in the lounge bar or on the pool terrace decorated with flowers and other appropriate decorative elements, lighting, cocktail waiter and one cocktail per person.

Price from 98 ¤/715 HRK per person Price based on 100 guests


Nature and Adventure

EXCURSIONS TO PROTECTED NATURAL SITES BIKING AND HIKING EXCURSIONS BOAT EXCURSIONS / SAILING / KAYAKING EXCURSIONS SPELEO-ADVENTURE / HORSEBACK RIDING


A Trip to the Palud Ornithological Reserve Not far from Rovinj we will dive into the peace and quiet of the Palud Ornithological Reserve - a swamp area in which fresh water flows from everywhere. There is evidence of 217 bird species living here! Some of the rare species spotted here over the period of few years are the glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), the osprey (Pandion haliaetus), the cattle egret (Bulbulcus ibis), the black stork (Cicconia nigra), the common pochard (Aythya ferina) and others. Along with the richness of the avian world and the natural beauty, this area is adorned by a rich cultural heritage as well. Included 2 hours of expert guidance around the Palud Ornithological Reserve, bird watching, bird watching equipment. Recommended group size: 5 - 7 persons.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person

A Trip into a Speleological Adventure Romuald’s cave is located on the slopes of the Lim Bay - a protected landscape whose diversity of vegetation on a relatively small area represents a unique phenomenon and a special ecological value. Hidden on the slopes of the bay is Romuald’s cave where only rare visitors come by climbing the forest trail of 360 meters. Saint Romuald, after whom the cave was named, chose it for his ascetic lifestyle in the spirit of prayer and meditation between the years 1001 and 1003. Here the oldest remains of cavemen in Istria were found and a total of 41 animal species. Due to the narrow and dark entrance to the cave, it is only recommended to agile persons in good physical condition. Included expert guidance of a speleologist and protective headgear with a light for movement within the cave. Recommended group size: 8 - 10 persons. Duration: 1 hour.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person

A Trip to the Feštinsko Kraljevstvo Cave The cave Feštinsko Kraljevstvo is located in the idyllic rural ambience in the very heart of the Istrian peninsula. It is easily accessible and thus suitable for families with small children or elderly people. The cave is adorned by unusual icicle-shaped forms such as bat wings and wizard hats, and its tour in the company of an expert guide lasts about 20 minutes. Included expert guidance throughout the cave. Recommended group size: min. 10 persons.

Price 5,5 ¤/40 HRK per person 3,50 ¤/25 HRK children Children up to the age of 7 free of charge


A Walking trip to GraËišÊe and the Trail of St. Simon The walking trip will lead us along the attractive circular trail of St. Simon about 11.5 km long and with a unique view of medieval GraËišÊe, the church of St. Simon, St. Stephen and St. Magdalene, the ruins of an old mill, even a unique 35m high waterfall! After the hike there will be a sightseeing tour of GraËišÊe, wine tasting in authentic areas with domestic products and wine. After the tasting we offer you indigenous products and original, handmade souvenirs for purchase in the local shop. Included expert-guided walking trip, wine tasting and a serving of bread, prosciutto and cheese. Recommended group size: 20 - 25 persons.

Price 30 ¤/220 HRK per person

A Bicycle Trip Around the Old City Core of Rovinj

Large picture: A bicycle trip around the old city core of Rovinj From left to right page: Untouched nature spots in Istria Cave Feštinsko kraljevstvo Bike ride throw park forest “Zlatni rt” Boat trip

Acquaint yourself with the thickly woven Mediterranean city of Rovinj, filled with streets leading to the top of the city where the Baroque church of St. Euphemia is located and from where there is a magnificent view of the surrounding islets and coast. We encounter a surprising number of medieval churches in the city. This is followed by a short break with coffee and cake on the waterfront. We continue along the trail that leads through meadows and olive gardens and where again we encounter a surprising number of medieval churches, a quarry and parts of old abandoned railway tracks. The trail has a total length of 30 km, and the rather easy and enjoyable ride takes about 2 hours. The trail is paved, mostly, but part of it is a gravel road. Included professional guide, coffee and cake. Recommended group size: 10 - 15 persons.

Price 20 ¤/150 HRK per person

A Bicycle Trip on the Trail of Legends and Myths This bicycle trip follows the trail of legends and myths in the vicinity of Rovinj. We lead you through the Palud Ornithological Reserve with as many as 217 bird species registered so far. Continuing forward, we come to the small towns of Bale and Kaštel Bembo, a Gothic-Renaissance castle. Then we arrive to Kanfanar, and later to the nearby medieval Dvigrad - an abandoned city once ravaged by the plague. By biking through the canyon of the Lim Bay, we come to the cave of St. Romuald in which the saint lived an ascetic life during the medieval period. Last but not least, we pass through Rovinjsko Selo and tired, but satisfied, we end our adventure in Rovinj. The trail is about 60 km long and medium hard and we will complete it in about 4 hours. Included professional guide, an energy meal, service vehicle. Recommended group size: 10 - 15 persons.

Price 25 ¤/180 HRK per person


A Bicycle Trip and a Boat Ride Through Protected Nature Experience a whiff of the Mediterranean in this unusual combination of a boat trip and a bike ride. An enjoyable boat ride leads us to the small fishing town of Vrsar. The adventure continues with a bike ride through the narrow streets and lookout points of Vrsar, and later we move on to a unique eco-trail, following the coast of the Lim Bay and Konti Forest Reserve. There will be a break in Kloštar with the possibility of a traditional Istrian lunch in the nearby agrotourism. We return to our trail and descend down the slopes of the Lim Bay, take a short break and enjoy refreshment in a real pirate cave, followed by boarding the boat and a pleasant ride back to Rovinj. The trip takes (boat + bicycle) about 5 hours, but the trail truly adventurous with a lot of stops along the way showing us the wondrous beauty of nature. Included professional guide, an energy meal, service vehicle, boat ride. Recommended group size: 10 - 15 persons.

Price 50 ¤/360 HRK per person

A Bicycle Trip along the protected Coast of Rovinj We will head down a protected nature path in the vicinity of Rovinj: the Zlatni Rt park-forest where we will see the Hütterot museum and a Venetian rock quarry with view that extends far out into the open sea. We will then cycle to the gravel shores of Kuvi Bay, followed by Veštar Bay, an old Roman port where the remains of Roman villas and cisterns may be found. Next, a quiet ride through the Palud Ornithological Reserve, followed by a special experience: a tour of the prehistoric fort-hill settlement of Monkodonja. The trail is a total of 30 km long and provides an easy and pleasant bicycle ride that may last somewhere between 2-3 hours, including breaks for refreshments and the enjoyment of natural and cultural monuments along our path. Included professional guide, an energy meal, service vehicle. Recommended group size: 10 - 15 persons.

Price 20 ¤/150 HRK per person

A Horseback Riding Trip

Large picture: Fishing boat

Enjoy yourself by horseback riding through the hilly inland of the Istrian peninsula or along the frisky Istrian coast on good Croatian and German sports horses in the company of expert horseback riding instructors. Included escort of a professional riding instructor, a good Croatian or German sports horse. Recommended group size: up to 8 riders.

Price 30 ¤/220 HRK per person per hour

A Fishing Trip on a Fishing Boat We board an old fishing boat and sail out to sea in search of fresh fish. After deploying the nets and waiting for a catch, you will be able to enjoy traditional Mediterranean card games: briškula and trešeta, pole fishing, or the song of fishermen. After collecting the nets you will be served a well-deserved lunch of freshly caught fish prepared right there on the boat. Included boat ride, guide, fish lunch with 2 dl of Istrian wine. Duration: 5 hours. Recommended group size: 20 - 30 persons.

Price 40 ¤/290 HRK per person

From left to right page: Bicycle ride by the sea Boat stop at the Lim Bay Sea kayak trip Sailing


A Panoramic Boat Ride Along the coastline of the frisky archipelago of Rovinj and the protected coast with 22 islands and islets with an included guide and an appetizer on board. Included boat ride, guide, and appetizer. Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours.

Price 17 ¤/120 HRK per person

A Kayak Trip Explore the beauty of the coastline with its many islands, bays, reefs and cliffs in a kayak ride along the most beautiful sea routes enabling you to visit the most secretive beaches on Rovinj islands and in the surrounding area. After a short introduction to the kayak- rowing, maintenance and general dynamics of the ride, you will depart with an instructor towards the untouched nature of the Rovinj archipelago which includes tours of the islets of St. Andrew, St. Catharine, St. John, Maškin, Samer, Sedam Dlaka and Figarola with a possibility to enjoy the gravel beaches, churches, natural cliffs for acrobatic diving or snorkelling. We will record all that beauty for you with a camera. Included sit on top double kayak, snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel), a dry bag container, life vests, a picnic, a CD with pictures of your trip and instructor’s expert guidance.

Price 40 ¤/290 HRK per person

Sailing Sail off to the blue sea on a sailing ship/coaster like they did a long time ago and surrender to the mercy of the wind while listening to the murmur of the sails and the sea waves without any rush. Experience the beauty of classical sailing in selected company, riding along the colorfull coast and an outdoor barbeque lunch on one of the islets. Included 4 hours of sailing on a sailing ship/coaster, barbeque lunch, animation. Recommended group size: 25-50 persons.

Price 40 ¤/290 HRK per person


Teambuilding and Entertainment

TEAMBUILDING PROGRAMS / INCENTIVE PROGRAMS RECREATION AND ENTERTAINMENT / SOCIAL WORKSHOPS NIGHT TIME ANIMATION AND ENTERTAINMENT


Carting & Paintball If you are in the mood for adrenaline rush, we invite you to test the biggest 35.000 square meter green garden race track in Croatia and this part of Europe! After 30 minutes of racing experience we invite you to test your strength and stamina on the paintball course, followed by a deserved pizza for the whole team in a restaurant right next to the carting track. Included 30 minutes of carting per person in various go-cart vehicles, 100 paintballs per person and paintball equipment (suits, masks and markers), pizza and beer/juice per person.

Price 65 ¤/470 HRK per person

Orienteering The vicinity of Rovinj and Vrsar has an abundance of unique natural sights, thus we invite you to enjoy the adventure of orienteering in nature, where, on an unknown terrain only the most skilled find their way, orienteering only by map by searching marks and hidden elements. Included map, expert guidance and animation.

Price 15 ¤/110 HRK per person

Photo Safari The maritime tradition on the Adriatic is a constant that has left an indelible mark in these areas. The motifs that can be witnessed in our docks, on ships and boats, in the narrow cobble streets and on protective walls become a kaleidoscope of colours, shapes and silhouettes of light. Venture with us into this adventure under the expert guidance of the first-class and esteemed photographer Sergio Gobbo and you yourself record one of those eternal moments with, of course - your camera. The best will be prized with a bottle of first-rate wine. Included a professional photo guide, a dinner in a coastal restaurant, a maritime snack during the trip, transportation. Recommended group size: minimum of 4 persons. Duration: whole day. Photo equipment: personal.

Price 185 ¤/1.350 HRK per person Photo Safari

Big Game Adventure Try a big game adventure on a luxuriously equipped boat managed by an experienced skipper, while an experienced fisherman takes care of the bait. The sea and big game fishing will open your spirit to a new experience, yet undiscovered. Included transport, luxury boat rental for 8 persons, an experienced skipper, a professional fisherman, professional fishing equipment, a fishermen’s snack, wine and water/beer and juice. Duration: 8 hours Recommended group size: 4-6 persons Exclusive fuel and daily fishing permit. Average consumption: 20 euros per hour

Price 350 ¤/2,520 HRK per person


GPS Orienteering The basis of this exciting activity is trekking with orienteering in nature. The goal is to complete the set route determined by waypoints represented by characteristic objects in nature or marked places where the following assignments are to be completed: - shooting with bow and arrow - walking over obstacles on a beam - team exercise of collective skiing and other One assignment is the so-called special assignment, obstacle course, presented as an element of an alpine ring technique - descend the rope line down a cliff (abseil). This element calls for no prior experience. It is completely safe and done under the supervision of an alpine ring instructor. The physical demands are medium hard to hard. Included all accessories, an expert guide, lunch, transportation. Duration: whole day. Recommended group size: minimum of 25 persons.

Price 80 ¤/580 HRK per person

Motovun Ranch Programme The Motovun ranch is located in the very heart of the Istrian peninsula on the slopes of the hills overlooking the canyon of the Krvar stream, a tributary to the Mirna. The landscape surrounding the ranch is rich of vineyards and orchards and lovely villages and a forest of oak, acacia and pine over a total area of 10 hectares, meadows and pastures, thus the natural ambience is preserved, rich with various vegetation, birds, small and large wild game and beautiful trekking trails. Traditional skills are valued on the ranch thus participants will be divided into groups; while the first group will be horseback riding, the other will attempt archery... that’s how all the attractive adventurous activities such as trekking, nature orienteering, paintball and decathlon will commence. The horseback riding is under the supervision of an instructor, and it will be possible to master the basic elements of sports riding. The archery will be organized as a competitive tournament. Included expert guidance, animation and equipment during trekking, orienteering in nature, horseback riding, archery and decathlon. Recommended group size: appropriate for groups of 50 or more persons.

Price 120 ¤/850 HRK per person

007 - Special Agent Training Programme The basis of this activity is a boat ride and tour of the assigned spots. The goal is to complete the designated route defined by the assigned spots which are both objects at sea and on the coast, that is, spots where various assignments need to be completed. The participants, divided into teams, will compete for the prestige title of The Best Special Agent Training Team, and during the activities the teams will complete various challenges which include archery, shooting, tasting and guessing foods and wine sorts, sailing, obstacle challenges, rowing, logical assignments and finally, of course, the jet-ski driving test testing your skill in escaping pursuers. The end of planned activities is followed by awards based on team success. Included expert guidance, activities and equipment stipulated in the programme. Recommended group size: minimum of 50 persons.

Price 320 ¤/2.300 HRK per person


Jeep Safari If you are in the mood for a crazy ride along the numerous gravel roads in Istria, we will divide you into teams, assign you the jeeps and the adventure can begin. After driving through the unique nature of Istria there will be an interesting assignment: you will find paper and pastel colours at an attractive spot. It is up to you to record and paint the beautiful landscape in front of you, in only 10 minutes, while team members exchange every 30 seconds. The picture sketches will be judged by an academic painter. Included transport by jeeps, gasoline, expert guides, two tasting events. Duration: whole day. Recommended group size: 4 - 25 persons.

Price 170 ¤/1.250 HRK per person

Buggy Ride Try a new and exciting adventure - the buggy ride, the most exciting way of discovering the beauty of the surrounding nature and having a good time in the process! No previous buggy experience is required because the instructor will teach you about the simple basic buggy driving techniques. Driving on bumpy terrains, mud or sand or in dry or full puddles in all weather conditions turns into a unique adventure! Included buggy driving, protective helmet, instructor, lunch at an agro-tourism facility, insurance. Duration: 4 hours Recommended group size: 2-12 persons

Price 50 ¤/350 HRK per person

Treasure Hunt The versatility of the surroundings and coastal area of Rovinj and Vrsar remind of a time when pirate ships hide in the local bays. Who knows, maybe there is still a pirate treasure hidden somewhere in close vicinity? Divided into teams, try this treasure hunt. Included map, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 2 - 3 hours.

Price 30 ¤/220 HRK per person

Istrian Olympics Try out original Istrian sports: pljoËkanje (a sport similar to bocce), rope pulling, stone throwing or sack jumping... ended by a humorous tournament of preparing and tasting Istrian foods and drinks. Included expert guidance and animation, equipment, ingredients for preparing food and drink and tasting. Duration: 2 - 3 hours.

Price 30 ¤/220 HRK per person

Adventure Olympics Enjoy the competition and games in a natural surrounding competing in orienteering courses, Nordic walking, mountain bike races... Included expert guidance and animation, accessories and equipment. Duration: 2 - 3 hours.

Price 30 ¤/220 HRK per person


Indoor Football Surely football is the most important side thing in the world, thus you shouldn’t miss it, nor the teamwork and fun. Whether you are a gentleman or a lady, it is all the same here, mixed teams are great! Included indoor football court, expert guidance and animation, equipment. Duration: 1 - 3 hours. Recommended group size: minimum of 12 persons (2 teams).

Price 7 ¤/50 HRK per person

Human Size Foosball We are all part of a team connected to one another with invisible threads. Try to test this in reality tied to a movable bar and playing foosball where the score is a result of good communication and teamwork. Included equipment for human size foosball, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 3 hours. Recommended group size: minimum 12 persons (2 teams).

Price 15 ¤/110 HRK per person

Beach Volleyball Beach Volleyball

Enjoy the merriest summer activity in the open: beach volleyball. The good time is guaranteed. Included court and equipment, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 3 hours. Recommended group size: minimum 8 persons (2 teams).

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person

Enjoy a Game of Tennis Do you wish to play tennis in a tournament organized exclusively for your crew? Well folks, we offer numerous tennis courts in the vicinity of your accommodation units to make your wishes come true. Included tennis courts, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 3 hours (minimum).

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person

Bocce - a Synonym for a Mediterranean Game If you wish to play a real Mediterranean game, then choose bocce. Seemingly a peaceful and static game, accommodated to the summer heat and with no need for special physical condition, will win you over and entertain you in a moment. Included court and bocce equipment, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours. Recommended group size: minimum 2 persons.

Price 5 ¤/35 HRK per person


Minigolf If you are looking for a relaxing game in the open, not especially physically demanding, then minigolf is the choice for you. Included minigolf course, equipment, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 5 ¤/35 HRK per person

Table Tennis The right game for the quick and agile, and those in wish of friendship and fun in the open, individually or in a mini tournament. Included equipment, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 5 ¤/35 HRK per person

Speedminton Try out this new sport that challenges your speed and strength. A special attractiveness is that it is played at night. Included equipment, expert guidance and animation during night games. Duration: 1 - 2 hours. Recommended group size: minimum 2 persons

Price 14 ¤/100 HRK per person

Bowling Test your accuracy and throwing power in the widely known, but still entertaining, game of bowling. Included bowling alley, bowling equipment, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 7 ¤/50 HRK per person Archery

Sports Fishing Discover the beauty of the Istrian coast and seabed in a relaxed, but always interesting adventure of sports fishing in the company of your host who will guide you to the right locations. Included boat and skipper. Duration: about 4 hours.

Price 65 ¤/470 HRK per person

Archery / Shooting If Robin Hood and Rio Bravo are your favourite movies, then archery and shooting are the right sports for you. Of course, you will fire at assigned targets, not participants of the game! Included equipment, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 12 ¤/85 HRK per person


Beach Canoe / Kayak Race If you look for a real adventure, test your strength in water racing your team mates. Included kayaks, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 hour.

Price 12 ¤/85 HRK per person

Aerobics / Aqua Aerobics / Dance Workshops If you do not wish to compete, just have fun and work out, at the same time enjoying company, these activities are the right choice for your crew. Included expert guidance, suitable space for the programme realization. Duration: 1 hour.

Price 8 ¤/60 HRK per person

Clay Modelling Workshop Try out this relaxing and extremely creative activity in the company of our animators. Included expert guidance and animation, accessories for clay modelling and clay. Duration: about 2 hours. Recommended group size: 10 - 15 persons.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person

Shirt Colouring Workshop Create your own shirt for sleeping, sports team supporting, cooking or as a souvenir that will remind you of your vacation with Maistra. Included expert guidance, animation and equipment. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 10 ¤/75 HRK per person

Istrian Garden Crafting Workshop If you wish to take with you an authentic Istrian souvenir made with your own hands and give life to it by planting it with Mediterranean herbs - try this truly original workshop. Included materials and tools for crafting, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 2 - 3 hours.

Price 18 ¤/130 HRK per person

Face Painting Workshop Paint your colleague, friend, family member or business partner’s face and surprise him or her. Will there be an angel, bunny or kitten on his or her face... well, they will just have to discover it later. Included materials, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 7 ¤/50 HRK per person


Napkin Art Workshop We will craft many colourfull flowers with coloured napkins and then skilfully arrange them in imaginative pictures. Included material, expert guidance and animation. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 7 ¤/50 HRK per person

Art and Decor Crafting Using Natural Materials This is a workshop that starts with a walk in nature enabling you to collect sand, seashells and other natural materials, so afterwards, by combining and arranging those materials, you could make creative artworks and combine them in different ways. Included expert guidance and animation, equipment and materials from nature. Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

Price 6 ¤/45 HRK per person

Live Music * If you wish to organize a musical evening for your company and yourself with live music and your own choice of music repertoire, turn to us and we will organize everything and make sure you have a good time. Included live band performance. Duration: 4 hours.

Price 200 - 1.100 ¤ 1.000HRK - 8.000 HRK

Folklore Evenings * If during dinner you wish to get to know the culture and music of your hosts, and at the same time entertain yourself in a different way, then folklore evenings are as made for you. Included folklore dance and music display. Duration: 1 - 4 hours.

Price 400 - 1.400 ¤ 3.000 - 10.000 HRK

Beach Party * Relax with a DJ and playlists of your choice next to the sea or our swimming pool and sip cocktails in good company and ambience. Included DJ, decorations, space. Duration: up to 4 hours.

Price 280 - 1.400 ¤ 2.000 - 10.000 HRK

Animation Show-Programmes If you wish us to organize a whole evening of entertainment such as The Adam & Eve Show, cabaret, Wine Games, Miss/Mister pageant, Quiz games with the aid of our animation team, we will assist gladly. Included music and animation

Price 280 - 980 ¤ 2.000 - 7.000HRK


Fire Performances Fire performances provide the Mediterranean night with special sensuality. Only the background of the blue night, the sea and a man in a game of light. Unforgettable … Included performance conception, thematic choreography, costumes and stage, adaptation of the theme and different performance duration options depending on your wishes.

Price 1,570 ¤/11,300 HRK

Dance Performances Dancing is your passion? We offer a delight of dance performances with the classical beauty and style of standard dances, the sensuality of Latino beats or creative and playful freestyle performances provided by professional dancers. Included performance conception, thematic choreography, costumes and stage, lighting, surround system and PA system, adaptation of the theme and different dance performance; duration options depending on your wishes.

Dance performances

Price 1,625 ¤/11,700 HRK

Theater Performance and Shadow Theater If you are yearning for a deeper and more intensive artistic experience where the acting performance, stage expression and motion come forward, enjoy the theater performance or the shadow theater. Included performance conception, thematic choreography, costumes and stage, lighting, surround system and PA system, adaptation of the theme and different dance performance duration options depending on your wishes.

Price 1,750 ¤/12,600 HRK

Fashion Show Please all your senses: experience a combination of unique locations and ambient offered by Rovinj and Vrsar, the Mediterranean atmosphere, female beauty and fashion expression within the fashion show. Included organization and coordination of the fashion show, technical performance, stage and scenery, table and ambient decoration, additional conception of thematic elements.

Price 21,000 ¤/150,100 HRK

* NOTE: The prices specified in the programs are for reference only. The final price will be defined upon receipt of all parameters required for determination of the final price for an individual query.


Istria

Umag

Rijeka

Grožnjan Hum Motovun Beram

Novigrad PoreË

Pazin

Funtana

Vrsar Rovinj

SvetvinËenat Labin

Krk

Vodnjan Brijuni national park

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Istrian Destination Highlights 2011