Vodnjan is a small town with a rich religious heritage and a history dating back to the Bronze Age, located in the southwestern part of Istria. The town features a parish church with the highest bell tower in Istria, the largest collection of religious art in this area and a unique examples of the well-preserved bodies of the saints.
Within the town of Vodnjan and its countryside, in addition to the parish church of St. Blaze and its rich collection of religious art, there are numerous other smaller churches and chapels. Each of them serves as a reminder of the long centuries of local history and present an ideal place for prayer and spiritual contemplation.
Within the parish of Vodnjan, numerous pilgrimages are organized each year, on the feast days of individual saints in the churches and chapels dedicated to them. Along with traditional pilgrimages, you discover additional sights for tours and praying space.
Do you know that according to the legend, the angels who carried the House from Nazareth from Trsat to Loreto stopped here? Learn about the traditional pilgrimages in this area and where and when are celebrated Holy Masses for health?