Labin & Rabac attractions

Beach in Labin & Rabac

Plaža Girandella

Rabac's best beach is this series of pebbly coves in front of the immense Valamar Girandella resort complex. It's well maintained by the resort, but most of it is open to nonguests. Some areas are designated for fam…
Museum in Labin & Rabac

Labin Public Museum

The ground floor of this museum, housed in the baroque 18th-century Battiala-Lazzarini Palace, is devoted to archaeological finds. Upstairs is a collection of musical instruments with some fun interactive features. …
Viewpoint in Labin & Rabac


Labin's fortress once stood at the highest point of the old town. There's no longer a fort to speak of (although there is a canon) but it's well worth wandering up through the cobbled streets for the sweeping view o…
Church in Labin & Rabac

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Labin's parish church – originally built in the 11th century but tinkered with until the 18th – has a Venetian lion over the main door and baroque marble altars inside. Note the trompe-l'œil effect on the ceiling, p…
Historic Building in Labin & Rabac


This 1550 loggia served as the community centre of Labin in the 16th century. News and court verdicts were announced here, fairs were held and wayward people were punished on the pillar of shame.