0 Likes

Barbariga Bay, Istria, Croatia
Istria
Beautiful, secluded bay near the village Barbariga on the Westcoast of Istria (Croatia). Barbariga is derived from the Venetian noble family name Barbarigo , a family which produced two doges, cardinals and ten regional governors . Among antique ruins of still existing houses were found together with the most important oil works in Istria dating from the 4th century and two large Roman villa rustica with multi – coloured marble mosaics. In the Middle Ages Barbariga was called Cissana promontory after the legendary town of Cissa that disappeared into the sea in the 8th century .Other archeological sites in the area include rests of the prehstoric Mandriol fort and of the early Christian three- naval basilica of St. Andrew with mosaics, sarcophagi and stones. (Text from http://www.istriasun.com)
Copyright: Tom puchner
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8344x4172
Uploaded: 24/04/2013
Updated: 11/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: beach; gravel; secluded; olive; pine; snorkel
comments powered by Disqus

Tom Puchner
Fort Forno, Barbariga, Istria, Croatia
Matjaz Trbovc
Rovinj bunker near Palud
Matjaz Trbovc
Beach near Palud
Matjaz Trbovc
Gulf near Rovinj
Matjaz Trbovc
Spring lawn
Oliver Kapffer
Camping Vestar - Footbridge at the sea
Carsten Arenz
Fazana - Istria - Harbor View
Carsten Arenz
Fazana - Istria - Plaza at Harbor
T. Emrich
Fazana Harbor in the evening
T. Emrich
Sunset at Fazana
Carsten Arenz
Fazana - Istria - Plaza with Fishermen´s Memorial
T. Emrich
Sunset at Fazana
Anton Eryomin & Paul Bouryanov
Graffiti in the abandoned pavilion of the exhibition of achievements of national economy. September, 2009. Barnaul, Russia.
Jürgen Schrader
Schwarzmilzferner
dieter kik
Chapelle Saint Philibert Ploneour Lanvern
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kappadokien1 goereme turkey
Willy Kaemena
Grand Canyon South Rim
heiwa4126
General store - Maruni Shoten
Rust 360
Birkenhead Docks - 03
Simona Bartolomei
Andrea Salvetti exhibits in Amphitheatre Square
Шубкин Сергей
звонница Спасо-Преображенского монастыря
Jürgen Schrader
Schachenhaus
Шубкин Сергей
Свято-Введенский Толгский женский монастырь.
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Pond in Hordovo (2009)
Tom Puchner
Preah Khan11a
Tom Puchner
Tulove Grede - Winnetou "Nugget Tsil" - Mali Alan - Velebit - Croatia
Tom Puchner
Cave "Jami na sredi" (correct position), Island Cres, Croatia
Tom Puchner
Kheeri Phet Waterfall, Koh Chang, Eastern Gulf of Thailand
Tom Puchner
Osorscica, Island Losinj
Tom Puchner
Monte Baston (Vela Straza), Mali Losinj
Tom Puchner
Veli Losinj - Island Losinj - Croatia
Tom Puchner
Roški slap - Krka National Park - Croatia
Tom Puchner
Märchenwiese und Vertatscha - Bodental-Poden - Carinthia - Austria
Tom Puchner
Prasats Suor Prat07a
Tom Puchner
Ta Prohm
Tom Puchner
Korcula, Dalmatia
More About Istria

Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.