Villa Benić - Holiday house in central Istria, Croatia Žminj



The beautiful old town of Žminj is located in the very heart of Istria. It was populated in prehistoric times and most of the remains from that time have been preserved.

Although it is located at the intersection of roads leading to the sea, traffic in Žminj is not heavy, so families with kids can relax and have a carefree holiday. The locals are really nice and welcoming people. 

Villa Benić is only 5 min drive from the town of Žminj.


Istria county

Istria is a peninsula in the west of Croatia on three sides surrounded by the Adriatic sea. It is well known for its wonderful beaches on the west, south and east coasts, clean sea and magical hills with medieval towns and forts in the heartland.

A Roman amphitheatre in Pula – called Arena, and Euphrasian Basilica in Poreč are remarkable examples of our rich cultural heritage.

Natural sights, such as the Brijuni National park, unique Cape Kamenjak nature reserve, Učka mountain top and many other locations makes this place a wonderful destination for an active vacation.



Situated on the west coast of Istria, Rovinj is one of the most popular and most developed tourist destinations in Croatia. Known as a picturesque and one of the most romantic towns in the Mediterranean, over the last few decades Rovinj has been attracting a large number of tourists, most of whom have been faithfully coming back year after year.

While in Rovinj, be sure to visit the Church of St. Euphemia and attend the largest open-air exhibition on the Adriatic coast - Grisia.

Rovinj is just half an hour drive from Villa Benić.


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