The hill on which Žminj is currently situatedwas settled as early as in the prehistory. However, the oval layout of the medieval settlement nucleus does not originate from the prehistoric hillfort. The circular layout of Illyric defended settlements was located on the hilltop, which corresponds to the highest elevation of the modern-day Žminj around Kaštel (the Castle).

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18 Apr


  ORHIDEJA pizzeria vl. Klaudio Folo, 9.rujan bb, 52341 Žminj tel: +385 52 846 220 working hours:  6:30 – 23:00   /foto: Kristina Zaharija; Luka Gjurić

15 Nov


Cycling routes in the Žminj area: – Rumenija – Žminj-Feštini Every year on the occasion of the largest folk festival in Istria, the Žminj Bartulja, a cycling race takes place.…

  • Happy Easter!
  • Istrian pinca under the baking lid 9/4/2017

    Revival of Easter traditions In early April, the Easter spirit will rule over Žminj, a small picturesque village in central Istria, in which the event dedicated to pinca, the traditional Istrian Easter sweet bread will take place. This event reminds…

  • Milk & Cheese Bar

    Latus products: fresh milk, cream, yoghurt, hard and semi-hard cheese. Tasting room for those who wish to experience Latus’ products – upon appointment only. Gornji Orbanići 12/D 52341 Žminj Tel. +385/0/52 823 765 Tel./fax +385/0/52 846 215 E-mail:

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