Vodnjan is a town in the south-western part of Istria, 10 km north of Pula. Inhabitants of Vodnjan have preserved their ancient customs. Chief occupations include farming, viniculture, olive growing, livestock breeding and tourism.
Vodnjan is located at the intersection of the main road Buje - Pula and the regional road Vodnjan – Fazana. Vodnjan and its surroundings are an important agricultural area, famous for quality wines and olive-oil. The first information about this village is from year 1150 (under the name Atinium) Of great importance is the church of St. Blaise, patron of town, built on the location of the church from the year 1800. There is a large collection of religious arts. The collection of 100 decorative metals, glass and relics is another interest place. The famous Bumbar Fiesta is held in Vodnjan (in August), based on the ethnological heritage of the local population - Bumbari. The traditional livestock fair is held every first Saturday in the month, known throughout Istria.