The largest peninsula on the Adriatic Sea is shared by Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia. It’s home to a number of castles, but the ruins of Croatia’s Pietrapelosa are among the best preserved in the area.
The castle, which stands above the Bračana River Valley, is the second largest on the peninsula. Known for the moss that has always grown up its sides, its name is made up of the Italian words meaning “hairy stone.”
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Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
The group of religious monuments in Porec, where Christianity was established as early as the 4th century, constitutes the most complete surviving complex of its type. The basilica, atrium, baptistery and episcopal palace are outstanding examples of rel…