Is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 62,080 (2006). Like the rest of the region, it is known for its mild climate, tame sea, and unspoiled nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. Pula has also been Istria's administrative centre since ancient Roman times.
Valtura is known for a rich cultural and historical heritage. The most important site is Nezakcij, 2 km away from Valtura and a belioved destination to archaeologists. The unique beauty of the Istrian hinderland, picturesque hills, rich vegetation, cycling and walking trecks, are all beauties offered by Valtura.
The system of caves and underwater caverns, called after the homonimous quarry Šandalj. In Roman times stone was extracted on that site. Šandalj caves I and II have been researched today. Academician Males, in 1961 and 1962, found the remains of incisors of „Homo erectus“ 1 million years old. Those dana speak about the oldest early mani n Europs. The oldest hitting waepon in Europe – stone striker - was found there.
Is a village in the southern part of the Istrian peninsula, Croatia. It has a population of 2,598 (2007). During the months of July and August, its population increases to over 10,000 due an influx of tourists that come to visit the village, which is famous for its camping sites and its coast. Its economy is based on Tourism.
Sv. Stipan site is located on the sea shore, south-east of Šišan and has forever been known as a rich archaeological site. On the very shore you can find numerous remains of trilobites and remains of a water tank.
Kamenjak is the utmost tip of Istria, a peninsula 9 km long, with a very indented coust line about 30 km long , full of bays, valleys, capes and beaches. It is interwoven with a network of dusty non asphalted roads and paths leading to the most remote parts. It is covered mainly with low vegetation and macchia with some pinewood anr meadows. The area of Lower Kamenjak nad Medulin archipelago spreads south of Premantura and Glavice peninsula, on the southern part of Kamenjak Cape, encompassing 11 uninhabited island and islets and shallow water of the Medulin archipelago. Areas where so many natural jewels can be find on a small surface are rare. Kamenjak i san area protected by law.
To preserve ecological balance and precisou environmentla compopnents, the physical pland of particular area – Donji Kamenjak and Medulin archipelago – foreses three types of nature reserva (special floristic reserve, two special reserves in the sea and special paleontological reserva) and part ò that area would remain as important landscape.
Special reserve is the area of the coast and/or sea, particularly importsnt for the uniqueness, rarity or representative quality, or is the habitat of an endangered wild species, of particular scientific importance and destination (Nature Protection Act, Official Gazette, No. 70/05).
Special floristic reserva would cover an area of 167.59 hectars, and the site is defined on the basis of floristic research, where habitats of rare, protectoe or endangered plant species.
Two special reserves in the sea of the total surface of 406.9 hectares. Opne covers the submarine area of Šekovac, Fenera and Ceja islands (surface 283.8 hectares) and the othe would cover the local water ò Fenoliga island, to the Debeljak bay, with a surface of 123.1 hectares.
The area of Fenoliga island and the surrounding local waters is foreseen as a special paleontological reserve (the area is the same as the area of the special reserve in the Fenoliga local waters). The island is famous in the world for petrified foots of two dinosaurs.
Feet were discovered by chance when stone for building was extracted there. The feets are 90 million years old.