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New tour launch – Croatia: Walks in Istria for Orchids and Mediaeval Frescos

Oct 3, 2017

Istria, the large heart-shaped peninsula at the head of the Adriatic, is divided between Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. Roman, Venetian and Italian for much of its history, it is a delightfuldiscovery, offering ancient ports and fishing villages along the coast and mediaeval hilltop villages and fresco-filled churches inland.

The naturalists will appreciate the region’s diverse habitats, ranging from dry Mediterraneangrassland and maquis to karst upland covered by beech and oak forests.

There are 6 walking days, walking on good paths on limestone and through woods.

Trip dates: 2 – 9 May 2018

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