In Kaštelir a vacation is truly splendid all year round. It's easy to enjoy away from traffic and noise in the relaxed atmosphere of gracious accommodation in Kaštelir. It is located at 250 m above sea level on the west coast of Istria, 13 km away from Poreč to the interior. It is surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation that blends with olive groves, vineyards and fields where the clean air and scents of nature rule. Forests in the region are rich in mushrooms and asparagus and walkers and sports enthusiasts often enjoy the beautiful countryside. Organized hunting in the surrounding forests is one of the ways of preserving the flora and fauna of this region.
The region is famous for the production of wine, potatoes, olive oil and honey and also for the forests rich with asparagus and mushrooms, all of which you can taste in restaurants in Kaštelir. At the center of Kaštelir the Church of St Valentin, Kuzma and Damian is located. From the bell tower you can see the sea which is only 6km far. The nearby tourist resort on the coast has beautiful beaches, bars, restaurants and sports facilities.
Accommodation in Kaštelir can be found under the historic roofs of old Istrian houses. Yes, its private accommodation and there are no hotels in Kaštelir. You are able to rent room or apartment in Kaštelir and for those of you who like a luxury treatment, there are holiday villas in Kaštelir to rent.
Walks through the forest, picking the grapes, chestnuts and mushrooms, visiting wine routes, wine and Istrian specialties tastings, visiting medieval towns in the Istrian inland - are some of the activities in which you can enjoy during in the autumn. Winters here are mild and pleasant for picnics and recreation, and a walk on the beach during the winter relaxes and has a healing effect. In the spring the whole Istria becomes green. Enjoying the scents of nature, clean air and the hospitality you will experience the peaceful atmosphere of Istrian life.
Since it faces the southwest and that during the day it is illuminated with sun, the Kaštelir area has excellent conditions for viticulture development as evidenced by the indigenous grape strain of this area - Hrvatica. In many restaurants in Kaštelir you can enjoy the authentic Mediterranean cuisine and the fruits of the fertile red soil and the Adriatic Sea.