Top things to do

Bar in Grožnjan

Cafe Vero

The spectacular valley views from the terrace are the main draw of this cafe-bar at the end of the village. It also serves ice cream.
Church in Grožnjan

Church of Sts Vitus, Modest & Crescentia

The town's skyline is dominated by the yellow sandstone bell tower of its large parish church, which was first mentioned in 1310 and renovated in baroque style from 1748 to 1770. When its closed you can usually peer…
Gallery in Grožnjan

Fonticus Gallery

Housed in a 1597 building which once served as a court, prison and granary, the town's main gallery promotes recent works of mainly Croatian artists. Though it doesn’t have a permanent collection, it does have a sma…
Istrian in Grožnjan


A bit hit-and-miss, the town’s oldest restaurant sits on the verdant main square. The decor is bright and cheerful, and the menu extensive and heavy on truffles.
Istrian in Grožnjan

Konoba Pintur

On the main square, this family-run place has tables outside and acceptable, affordable food and cheap beer. It also rents rooms upstairs.
Food in Grožnjan

Zigante Tartufi

The best place in town to sample and buy Istrian truffles, oil, cheese, wine and rakija (grappa).