Funtana

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Funtana
Municipality
Funtana Municipality
Opcina Funtana - Comune di Fontane[1]
Flag of Funtana
Flag
Funtana is located in Croatia
Funtana
Funtana
Location of Funtana in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°10′N 13°36′E / 45.167°N 13.600°E / 45.167; 13.600Coordinates: 45°10′N 13°36′E / 45.167°N 13.600°E / 45.167; 13.600
Country Croatia
County Istria
Government
 • Major Tomislav Čoga
Population (2001)
 • Total 831
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website funtana.hr

Funtana (Italian: Fontane) is a village and municipality (2006) in Istria, Croatia, located north of Vrsar.

In the past, Funtana was famous for freshwater springs. More intensive development of tourism started in the 1960s, when in the attractive coastal area from Zelena laguna (Green Lagoon) to Valkanela several campsites and a hotel village were built, as well as numerous rooms and suites in private residences.

Today Funtana stretches on both sides of the road Poreč - Vrsar. The chief occupation is hospitality and tourism. One of the specific features of the town is a great number of catering establishments - restaurants, inns, wine cellars, etc. Apart from the rich gastronomic offerings, Funtana offers sports and recreational facilities - for water sports (swimming, yachting, diving, water skiing), tennis, football, miniature golf, boccia, bowling, horseback riding, etc.

Funtana has become a center for naturist (nude) camping.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Statute of Funtana art. 2

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