Gastronomy and tourism have much in common, so that the development of one without the other almost unthinkable. Going back a few years in the past, tourism has amounted to a tour of historical and cultural sites, and a tour of natural beauty such as national parks, nature parks, and general landscape which knows itself to be beautiful. If the away team's luck, but it is on his journey accompanied a nice time, he was able to experience the full splendor of natural beauty, but otherwise, we can say with certainty that he fully enjoyed the study of cultural and natural beauty. As the standard of living has increased, increased the need to offer a variety of content in tourism. One of the most comfortable way of getting to know people with the culture and way of life of people in a particular area is through food. Thus, in addition to good weather and natural beauty found in the tourist industry and gastronomy. Through a variety of culinary delights can be guest or tourist familiar with the delicacies that are native to the place that we present. Through old authentic dishes can see how life in the area once looked like, what kind of foods are used and what methods of food preparation are known, the diversity of plant and animal species in the area, both in the countryside and in the towns, inland and coastal, every meal can tell the historical and cultural story.
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...