St. Elias - Bale

The pre-Romanesque church of St. Elias or Immaculate Conception was erected in the mid-11th century, and it is known by the name Della Concetta. The front of the church has a 12-metre inbuilt bell-tower. The little church is rectangular, it is completely made of white stone, and it was renovated in the last century. 


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.