is a tourist destination placed on the coast of southern
Istria, 6 km northwest of Pula
The vicinity of the Brijuni
, Fažana and the vicinity
of amous historical attractions and picturesque sites
make Valbandon a great destination
for a quiet family holiday.
findings indicate the prehistorical activities in Valbandon
area, the name Valbandon is related to medieval Italian
term «vala abandonata» - abandoned valley.
A visit to its small harbor,
a walk "over the bridge", reveals a true oasis
by the sea, a unique seaside setting far from the swarming
crowds. It seems as though everything here is created
for walking and relaxing.
From Valbandon to Fažana
and back – all along the waterfront – this
is an ideal setting for a lovely walk with a view of
accompanied by the sound of waves and the soft whisper
of Fažana’s calm sea. In Fažana you
must peek into the labyrinth of small squares and streets,
hear the rhythm of everyday life blending with the sweet
smells from the kitchen.
VALBANDON UNDER THE BAKING
- a competition in preparing dishes in a traditional
Istrian way, under a baking lid, tasting Istrian wine
and olive oil, Watermelon festival
VALBANDON, 22. July 2012.
- presentation of Faana's Roman history;
Roman villas and olive oil works, amphora production
plant and gastronomy offer of ancient Roman recipes
AT FAŽANA'S WATERFRONT, mostly
Wednesday's troughout the summer - Hand Made Fair
and Istra Gourmet