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Discover Banki and the Magic of Central Istria

Welcome to Camp Taber Istria, your door in to exploring central Istria! Located in the picturesque village of Banki, our camp offers the perfect starting point for exploring the enchanting landscapes, culture, and gastronomy of this beautiful region.

How to Get to Camp Taber?

Camp Taber is situated in the small Istrian village of Banki, not far from Tinjan. The easiest way to find us is by taking the Baderna exit from the A8 highway and then continuing the D48 state road towards Tinjan, turning at the entrance to the village of Butori. You’ll reach us in less than 3 hours by car from Zagreb, while it will take approximately 4 to 5 hours from Zadar, Split, or Osijek. If you’re coming from Ljubljana or Trieste, you’ll arrive in less than two hours. We are a 40-minute drive from Pula Airport and a little over an hour from Krk Airport.

Best Time to Visit Camp Taber

Istria is a destination you can visit year-round, with each season offering its own unique charm. Summer is ideal for those who love sun, sea, and beaches, which are just a short drive away. Spring and autumn are perfect for exploring nature, cycling, hiking, and visiting local attractions. During the winter, we take a break and prepare our camp for the upcoming season.

What to Do in Central Istria?

Central Istria is a region rich in cultural and natural treasures. Here are some of the key activities you can experience during your stay:

  • Visit Pazin: Explore the charming town of Pazin, known for its impressive Pazin Pit and medieval castle.
  • Cycling and Hiking: Central Istria offers numerous trails for cyclists and hikers to enjoy unspoiled nature and beautiful landscapes.
  • Cultural Festivals: Check the local events calendar, as you might have the opportunity to participate in various cultural festivals, fairs, and concerts.
  • Istrian Wine Route: Istria is famous for its vineyards and wineries, so be sure to visit one and taste premium wines.
  • Tinjan and its Surroundings: Start your excursion from a viewpoint offering a stunning view of Tinjan Draga, a part of the longest such pit in Croatia, Limska Draga. Explore the old part of Tinjan dominated by the Church of St. Simon and Jude Thaddeus and the Enrike Depier Heritage Collection.

Gastronomic Specialties of Central Istria

Istria is a food lover’s paradise, and Central Istria is no exception. Enjoy traditional dishes and specialties, including:

  • Istrian Prosciutto: There’s nothing like Istrian prosciutto, air-dried and smoked in a traditional way.
  • Fuži with Truffles: Istrian truffles are world-famous, and fuži with truffles is one of the most delicious dishes you can try.
  • Istrian Manestra: This is a traditional Istrian soup made with various types of vegetables and meat.
  • Pljukanci: Handmade pasta that pairs well with various sauces.

Book Your Stay at Camp Taber

Make Camp Taber your base for exploring magical Istria. With comfortable accommodations, numerous amenities, and proximity to many attractions, we are confident that you will create unforgettable memories here. Book your stay today and get ready for an incredible experience in the heart of Istria. See you soon!