Prehistoric hill site Picugi is only several kilometres away from Poreč. It can be reached if you are prepared for a short walk and a climb. One can approach it by car or by bike, although the very destination is accessible only on foot.

The hill-port consists of three hills at an altitude from 110 to 119 meters. Settlements were circular and surrounded by three concentric walls. Their importance lies in the Iron Age urn-field necropoli.

In the late 19th century, the explorers dug up 500 graves. The additional 250 were found in the early 20th century. There were also some private excavations – typical paunchy ceramic urns are kept in Trieste, Pula and Poreč museums. The settlement was inhabited until the Roman Age.

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Founded: 2000 BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Croatia

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