After the Second World War, this 14th entury village was completely abandoned until 1965 when a group of artists and musicians formed an artists' colony. Now, there are 30 galleries and 400 inhabitants.
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.