Parenzana – a narrow-gauge railroad linking famous Istrian sights

What is Parenzana? Northwestern Istria is known for many sights: the Škocjanski zatok Nature Reserve, Sečovlje Saltworks, beautiful beaches of Poreč and Umag, the famous Euphrasius basilica and the Savudrija lighthouse, Baredine Cave and the Observatory in Višnjan, the charming medieval towns that adorn the Istrian hills and fantastic Istrian wine, olive oil, and truffles.

However, the attention of travelers, tourists, and adventurers is lately attracted by a thin, winding road linking all these sights – Parenzana.

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