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Kanfanar


It is a small town in the central part of Istria, 20 km northeast of Rovinj, on the edge of the Lim Cove, on the open limestone plain of Istria. Chief occupations are farming and livestock breeding. The town is particularly known for the nearby Dvigrad - an interesting archaeological site and the famous local fair called Jakovljevo, organized in honour of the patron saint, St. James. In the surroundings is located the pre-roman church of St. Agatha, the church is from 9th -12th century. Part of the fair is also the exhibition of the indigenous Istrian cattle (boskarin), now threatened by extinction so that efforts are made to reintroduce and protect it. The surrounding is interesting for hiking and cycling.
 


 
Detail of fresco in St. Agatha church
 



  Accommodation ˇminj
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  Accommodation Bale
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  Accommodation Orihi
11 km
 

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