At about 280 meters altitude, in the middle of the picturesque landscape of Istria, lies the small Croatian village of Kanfanar. If you want to spend your holidays in one of our selection of villas in Croatia in a quiet holiday resort, to escape from the stress of everyday life and to explore the nature of Croatia - you are in the right place in Kanfanar. Kanfanar first appeared in the middle of the eleventh century. However, the village did not become a municipality until the late seventeenth century, when the inhabitants of the neighboring village of Dvigrad left their homes and founded a new settlement in nearby Kanfanar. At the end of the nineteenth century, the railway was built in and around Kanfanar, bringing many merchants and merchants to the village. As a result, Kanfanar quickly became a significant traffic point. During the Second World War, however, a part of the then built mansions was destroyed. This meant that valuable historical items were lost. However, the locals have used their chance for a new beginning and today the village shines again in its old glory.

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Choose the right holiday home for you from our range of Istria accommodation

Spend your holiday in privacy and comfort when you choose your holiday rentals in Croatia by NOVASOL. We are proud to offer a great range of self-catering accommodation across Croatia, including in the following popular holiday destinations:

  • • Holiday villas and apartments in Dalmatia

  • • Holiday villas and apartments in the Kvarner Bay

  • • Holiday villas and apartments in Istria

When you choose your holiday rentals in Croatia in the beautiful region of Istria, you will have the choice to spend your holiday either on the beautiful coast, or in the charming interior of the country – where you will be able to relax and de-stress, enjoying the peace and quiet. The charming village of Kanfanar could be the right choice of holiday destination for you if you are looking for a holiday surrounded by nature and to get to know the typical Croatian way of life and Croatian culture.

Simply choose online from different categories and find a holiday home or apartment that meets your needs quickly and easily. Whether you are planning to travel to villas in Istria alone, as a couple or with ten people - with NOVASOL you are guaranteed to find the right accommodation to suit your needs.

Your holiday in Kanfanar in Istria

We think you’ll find that although this is a small and relatively quiet town, there is still plenty to keep you busy during your stay in your chosen villas in Croatia in the village of Kanfanar. Walking and hiking are popular past times because of the area’s scenery and numerous paths. Mountain bikers will enjoy the surroundings of Kanfanar as there are many cycle paths in the area to the surrounding towns and cities. You could also always take a trip to the coast from your holiday rentals in Croatia and spend a day relaxing on the beach. We would also recommend a trip to the well-known port city of Rovinj. Climbing is also available in the area surrounding Kanfanar you can also go on exciting climbing tours in the immediate vicinity of Kanfanar. You could also visit one of the numerous caves that dot the area.

In addition to the variety of excursions and activities on offer, you can of course just spend your days relaxing by your very own private pool with a good book and some delicious Croatian cuisine. In between, you can explore the medieval village - one of the attractions of the village of Kanfanar is the parish church of St.Sylvester, built in 1696. In addition to the main altar with a gigantic altarpiece there is also a side altar, dedicated to St. Anthony, as well as the adjoining chapel of the Mother of God of Ruzar. Browse our full range of holiday rentals in Kanfanar and the rest of Croatia today to find the one that’s right for you!