In the written sources the village Sv. Peter was mentioned for the first time in the beginning of the 11th century as the german emperor Henry IV gave the village to the bishop of Freisingen as feudal gift.
Under the name San Pietro dell' Arnata the village was mentioned in the map of Istria in 1525. Between 1797 and 1918 it belonged to Austria. In the years from 1954 till 1992 the village was named Raven.
In the village there is a Saint Peter's church, mentioned for the first time in 1579. It containes a restored stone relief altair, a beautiful renaissance monument made in a sculptural workshop of Pietro Lombardo in Venice.
In the village, there is an open-air ethnographic museum Tona's house that will take you back to life as it used to be. On the ground floor, there is a well-preserved torkla- olive press. If you listen carefully, you can hear the sound of horseshoes and a stone wheel grinding the olives. On the hill above the village in the graveyard stands the Holy spirit church. Patron saint day: 29th June (St. Peter).
Road to the Nova Vas nad Dragonjo
Smaller square in front of the Church of St. Peter
Main road through Sv. Peter
Smaller parking area in the centre of the village Sv. Peter
Road through Sv. Peter in the direction of Nova Vas nad Dragonjo
Road in the direction of Dragonja
Bigger parking area at the edge of the village
Sv. Peter - Mercator
Information board - Thematic Trails - Sv. Peter