The Church Santa Eufemia is located on the top of a hill on which the old part of the town resides. It is surronded by a park leading to the plaza in front of the church. Arriving on the plaza reveals a stunning view over the Adriatic 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.