Active tourism Kanfanar
Active tourism is a temporary travel and stay, which is the main motive for recreation, outside his residence. Because of the need to participate in physical activities, visits and desires for watching various sporting events or any active or passive involvement in sporting activities on a personal level or the organized tourist destination for tourists prepare a variety of sports and recreational offerings. Thus, the capacity of accommodations are sports fields, gyms, fitness gym and other sports and recreational facilities are increasingly under the control of professional trainers. For lovers of active tourism prepared various adventure specialties such as rafting, kayaking, scuba diving, paragliding, climbing the cliffs of mountains, diving the depths of the sea, the wild nature cycling, caving, air tourism and other ordinary and unusual sports. The nature of man's movement, and accelerated pace of life, stress and more sitting and not moving during the work, on vacation people make up sport.
In the 18th century Kanfanar takes on the role of municipal centre in the South West area of the Peninsula where the mild Mediterranean climate becomes one with the natural characteristics of the Istrian inland.
Discovering the beauties of Kanfanar area you can’t go around the sacral monuments such as the church of St. Sylvester from the 13th century, the church of St. Mary from Lakuće from the 14th century and the church of St. Agatha from the 10th century, the most important cultural monument of worldwide cultural heritage – medieval town of Dvigrad which is dominated by the remains of the Roman basilica but also the legend on the undiscovered treasure of the British pirate Captain Morgan, Draga as the area of fertile plowfields, wooded slopes and the Mediterranean herbs, Romualdo’s cave as the habitat of three thousand bats or Limski Channel as a protected nature reserve.
For those eager for fun, adrenalin but also delicious food, the area of Kanfanar offers various programs: from the field-day of Istrian ox ‘boškarin’, across...