Necropolis Kaštel from Iron Age.

On the West side of the hill near Kaštel, within a walled terrace, has been discovered 24 graves from the Iron Age (5th and early 4th century BC). In the graves and crevasses the urns with ash and other objects of exceptional archaeological value.  They found earrings, rings, pins, bracelets and buckles. The graves were protected by stone plates.

Name: Necropolis Kaštel

Place: Kaštel – (Buje).

Coordinates: 45.45068 N – 13.65187 E.

The Limska Gradina hillfort.

This hillfort is from the Early Iron period (1250 BC – 500 AC). The necropolis was extensively researched in the second half of the 20th century. Various graves were discovered, which with the form of vessels and pottery give a good impression over time.

Name: Limska Gradina hillfort (158m).

Place: Near Jural – (Kanfanar).

Coordinates: 45.13175 N – 13.745037 E

Coast from Bay Kuje to Uvula Kale.

Near the Kuje Bay was a village Kargadur that was already inhabited in prehistory (7000 BC.).
The site of the current church (Church of our Lady of Kuje) was a Roman Villa with thermal baths and floor mosaics.

Name: Coast from Bay Kuje to Uvula Kale.

Place: Sišan – Liznjan.

Coordinates: From 44.82071 N – 13.97113 E to 44.85345 N – 13.98073 E.

Geomorphological Nature park near Kriznjak II.

On the slopes above the village Korenići are also find prehistoric tumuli and remnants of crusted remains of neolithic (last stage of Stone Age) and eneolithic (time between Neolithic and Broze Age) origin.


Name: Geomorphological Nature park II.

Place: Korenići – Cervari _ (Kanfanar).

Coordinates: 45.13599 N – 1379581 E

Hiking path Nature park Kontija – Kloštar.

Nature park Kontija is located between the sea and the villages of Kloštar, Gradina, Flengi and the Lim Channel. It has an area of 65 ha. In 1964, this 140 year old forest was declared a reserve in connection with the wide variety of tree species, shrubs and plants.

In this area there used to be a prehistoric settlement with several caves along the Lim Channel, including the Romualdo Cave.

Name: Hiking path Kontija Nature Park

Place: Kloštar – (Vrsar)


Starting point: Former Benedictine monastery Kloštar: 45.1422 N – 13.7033 E. Pit caves Kontija forest: 45.14058 N – 13.69501 E, 45.14616 N – 13.72021 E and 45.13839 N – 13.67723 E. Viewpoint Lim Channel: 45. 13435 N – 13.68135 E.  Entrance path descent to Lim Channel:  45.1346 N – 13.6720 E.

Tumulus Maklavun

A tumulus has two parts, the entrance hall (dromos)  and the funeral chamber (tholos). This tumulus is from the Bronze Age (15oo – 1200 BC).

Name: Tumulus Maklavun

Place: Putini – (Kanfanar)

Coordinates: 45.1085 N – 13.7523 E

Cingarela cave /waterfall – “Gypsy”

In 1953 remains were found from prehistoric times, and it became clear that the cave was inhabited in the Neolithic, Eneolithic  and Bronze Age (11.000 BC -600 BC).



Name: Cingarela waterfalls and caves

Place:  Momjan – (Buje)

Coordinates entrance path left side of river Ardila: 45.43585 N – 13.67597 E , Caves and Waterfall. 45.43566 N – 13.68462 E.

Prehistoric settlement Vintijan

On the hill Gradina Vintijan are the ruins of a hill-fort with a former diameter of about 100 meters. This settlement is from the Histri-period (Iron-Age). The pictures with a view on the Veruda-bay and Pula are from the top of this hill.


Name: Prehistoric settlement

Place: Gradina Vintijan – (Medulin)

Coordinates: 44.84668 N – 13.85479 E