Cerion is a village between Višnjan and Karojba, and belongs to the municipality of Višnjan. It is located south of the regional road Višnjan - Karojba at 318 metres above sea level.
According to the census from the 2001 it has 46 residents. The small population is mostly engaged in traditional agriculture (vineyards, cereals) and livestock.
Through history it belonged to the Motovun families and the municipality of Motovun. In the village cemetery is the church of St. Matthew the Apostle, which was built in the fifteenth century (Glagolitic inscription), and rebuilt in 1707 as an endowment by "di Stefano Gerco e dei fratelli Percati" as is written on the inscription above the entrance. On the facade, which was refurbished in 1935, there is a distaff with two bells. Inside there are two marble altars with several statues.
There is a public children’s playground in the village.
Just one kilometre away there is a water source called Badavca. In the past, local inhabitants used it for their water supply. There is a stone sundial and a monument written in Glagolitic script (old Croatian alphabet). The location inspired many stories and holds great symbolism for poets and prose writers who gather here every year.
Because of its geographic position, it is the strongest tourist town in Croatia.
It has been rewarded many times due to its content tourist offer, the beauty of public spaces and cleanliness.
Visitors throughout the year offer different types of holidays and a host of events for all ages and tastes, from those of sports, gastronomy, culture, history and entertainment. About 37 kilometers of Porec Riviera will satisfy everyone and even the most demanding guest. You will be thrilled by the long seafront paths created for walking, recreational running and cycling.
The stay in Porec and its surroundings is a real choice because there are those who have a centuries-old hospitality experience and top tourist offer.
Poreč is a city that once visited permanently remains in the most beautiful memories.
The largest Croatian peninsula "Magical Earth" (Terra Magica) known for its exquisite tourist offer and the clean Adriatic Sea.
On the developed west coast are the towns of Umag, Novigrad, Poreč, Rovinj and Pula, which will delight you with a rich culture and history.
The interior of Istria will enchant you with its natural landscapes, olive groves, vineyards and fairytale towns on top of the hills.
You will also find Buzet (the town of truffles), Hum (the smallest town in the world), Grožnjan and Motovun, famous for its architecture, art galleries, music and film events. All of these cities have been attracting an increasing number of visitors throughout the year with their natural wealth and untouched beauty of nature.
The Central Side of Istria is characterized by clay soil and stone towns on hills.
The eastern part of White Istria is recognizable by the light of the rocky ground and the highest mountain in Istria - Ucka.
Red Istria is extremely fertile. The broom gives special flavors of agricultural varieties.
Villa Nonni, in its red line, proudly points out that it is on a land that for centuries feeds Istrani, while the green line symbolizes vineyards and olive groves that produce the finest wines (Malvazija, Pinot, Teran, Borgonja, Merlot) and extra virgin olive oils.
To experience Istria in the right way, you will only feel the charm of socializing with kind and friendly people.
Wine and olive oil producers will proudly show you their basements, olive groves, olive groves and vineyards and wake up all your senses when offering you their top quality products.
Authentic vineyards rich in delicacies will satisfy even the most demanding ones, in addition to prosciutto, cheese, bacon, game sauce, asparagus and hand-made pasta, especially the popular aphrodisiac - truffle