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JULES VERNE: Escape from the castle

Experience a daring escape from a dungeon by Jules Verne’s hero Mathias Sandorf and discover why the renowned French writer chose the heart of Istria, the Pazin Castle and Pazin Chasm as the setting for his story. The story says that Hungarian Mathias Sandorf and two coconspirators were condemned for conspiring for the secession of Hungary from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. As a result the Austrian court sent them to the Pazin Castle to await execution. Sandorf and two co-conspirators escaped from the castle by lowering themselves on the cliff of the Pazin Chasm into the abyss and continued their adventure carried by the turgid waters of the Pazinčica. The death defying escape of Mathias Sandorf will be spiced by a multimedia presentation that came about through the use of unusual modern technologies. When all the danger has passed and your adventurous spirit is quelled, treat yourselves to a typical dinner and music from the end of the 19th century in which, if he had actually existed, Mathias Sandorf would have enjoyed.

In Jules Verne’s novel, in 1867 Mathias Sandorf was preparing a conspiracy for the secession of Hungary from the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. But, he was discovered, and after a trial, was thrown in the Castle of Pazin to await execution. Sandorf and two other conspirators managed to escape from the castle by descending the cliff of the Cave of Pazin into its abyss. Enjoy this adrenaline adventure followed by a party, drinks and music from original historical time period.


ISTRIA - fascinating landscapes, medieval towns which surge in the foggy mornings as if by magic, views on the dormant valleys, intertwined with white footpaths, tales, fables, legends, a rich history and irresistalbe delicacies are all a guarantee of intense pleasure for all senses.
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Four days of Istria will stimulate all your senses. Choose a package and activities by your own preferences and create your unique holiday.
from 378 €

Location: Pazin

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