The Secession Wolff Villa

Located on the attractive position above the Volkana Bay, so-called Stoja, the Wolff Villa is a true example of the 20th century architectural and construction novelties. This exquisite art creation is the work of architect Alberto Glaser from 1913.

The building is a detached two-storey structure with a magnificent balance and rhythm between free dimensions and the volume seen in large corner terraces and the semi-circular fence. The Wolff Villa has an interestingly established park surrounding the house. Although of small dimensions, the garden is a masterpiece of the park landscape thanks to its stone pilasters, paths, semi-circular lines of terraces and the staircase, and its stone fountain.

The sculpture of the wolf (wolff) was placed on the main facade of the Wolff Villa in line with its name and the first owner Georg Ritter Wolff, who was a respected member of Pula, a nobleman and a highly ranking officer of the Austro-Hungarian navy, the frigate captain. Having ended his navy career, Georg Ritter Wolff embarked on painting, especially water painting. His paintings of Pula and its landscapes made him internationally famous.

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Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016, 2017 and 2018


  • Istria 52 Places To Go In 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.

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