Groznjan is a tiny, remotely situated mountain village in Istria. Nonetheless, it is widely known for its music and art scene and annual international jazz festival. It also offers beautiful views over the surrounding mountains and even the distant sea.
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.