Funtana from the air. Village surrounded by green land plots, forest, sea and the islands. Source: funtana.com
Funtana is located seven kilometers south of Porec
, on the most indented part of the Istrian peninsula coastline. It is characterized by big and small coves, capes, small islands, rocks, shallows and cliffs. This village was named after the water springs. The Latin word fons, fonticus means water spring. There are two water springs in Funtana today: Sterna and Peril, that were once connected by the aqueduct with the Roman villa in Zelena laguna (Green Lagoon). Funtana is a picturesque fishermen's village that has grown into a tourist resort, but has preserved its special charm. It is surrounded by green
Water springs: Sterna and Peril in a nicely landscaped green park. Source: funtana.com
landscapes and the blue Adriatic Sea. The regular square division of green fields is still visible in the hinterland, bearing witness to the times of Roman rule. Funtana is well known among the campers as an excellent camp destination. Although a small village, Funtana has 5 large high quality camps: Zelena laguna (Green Lagoon), Bijela uvala (White Cove), Puntica, Valkanela and the Naturist Resort Istria (solely for naturists). Visitors can enjoy attractive beaches that were awarded the Blue Flag, sports and entertainment contents and the walk from Peril to Bijela uvala (White Cove) along the
Dinopark Funtana offers fun, adventure and unforgettable experience for the whole family. Source: dinopark.hr
promenade that is 1.5km long. Friendly hosts will treat their guests to private accommodation (in rooms and apartments), providing them with the homey atmosphere and the opportunity to experience the Mediterranean way of stress-free life. Other than apartments, Funtana also offers accommodation in hotel Delfin, with the beach and the sports centre right in front of the hotel. Guests may also choose between the pine tree shade, sunbathing on sunny lawns or peaceful relaxing time in intimate, rocky coves. Although Funtana doesn't have any significant monuments, save for the stone palace Borisi dating back to the 17th Century, the settlement was founded in the Roman times and the guests may ask their hosts to tell them interesting details and stories of the past. Children will be thrilled with Dinopark Funtana, the first theme park in Croatia.
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