Marčana is a town and a same name municipality in the middle part of the biggest Croatian peninsula Istria. By the name Marčana, it is considered 22 settlements with total of over 3000 people living in the area. The area was inhabited over 3000 years ago; at first human were living in the caves in surroundings. The famous archaeological site called `Pećina` kept artifacts from 1800 years before Christ. Like the entire peninsula, Marčana is preserving the spirit of ancient Croatian culture, captured in stoned squares and houses. Pleasant people living in Istria are the kindest hosts; tradition of tourism here is long and, thus, the tourist offer is created upon the needs of a guest. Marčana is ideal for introducing Croatian early culture and gastronomy of the region. With few restaurants and pubs, comfortable private accommodation, hidden behind the old stone walls and modern facades, as well, here you can find everything for a peaceful holiday through the whole year. Private apartments, rooms and modern villas with swimming pools, attract everyone desiring to taste the charms of Istrian inland. Those who dislike the crowded and noisy tourist destinations and prefer rural tourism will find the way here easily. Marčana lays on the main highway from Rijeka to Pula, and it is distanced from Pula 15 kilometers. The airport is 10 kilometres away and the nearest beach is 12 kilometres away. Although many inquisitors will find the shades of pines and a taste of autochthon vine and grappa, refreshing in the same manner as cooling waves of the Adriatic Sea.