Bale - Istria
The municipality of Bale is located near Rovinj, Vodnjan, Fažana, Svetvinčenat and Kanfanar. A rich cultural and architectural heritage, cordial people, fantastic nature, interesting stories, and a high-quality offer of Istrian specialities are the biggest assets of this area.
The centre of the municipality is the picturesque small town of Bale, which is proud of its long-standing Istrian tradition and architecture dating back to the time of the Roman Empire. The houses are built in a traditional style to preserve the Istrian rural lifestyle and traditions.
Butterflies – a trademark of the town
Stancija – a traditional Istrian estate
Dinosaur footprints – step into the distant past
Flavours and aromas of Bale – olives, wine, cheese and aromatic herbs
Although local people have traditionally engaged in olive growing, in this area you can also find plantations of typical Istrian Malvazijia and Teran vines. Bale is the perfect place to enjoy good food and wine while the scent of aromatic herbs like sage, immortelle and rosemary waft through the air. Indeed, all you have to do is take a deep breath and enjoy.