Upcoming Events in Istria
We would like to introduce you to the Calendar of events of our region. We hope you will be able to find something for yourselves and thus spend with us great moments and bring home beautiful memories.
That the domestic squid really is a truly delicious morsel, gourmets shall be persuaded durnig the Days od adriatic squid that will take place from the December 1st 2016. until January 8th 2017. all over the restaurants on North-west Istria. They will, in specified period, at affordable prices, offer full course menus based on adriatic squid, all in combination with local wines i olive oils of highest quality.
Christmas fair marking the beginning of the Brtonigla holiday story will be held in the Advent tent on Sv. Zenon square.
Apart from decorations, unique handiwork and pine tree decorations, the offer will also include homemade wine, brandy, honey, cheese, desserts and other authentic products, all pre-packed and set to give as a gift.
Northwestern Istria is merrily preparing for Christmas and the New Year. This is the opportunity for the guests to enjoy the festive ambient together with the hosts and absorb the parts of tradition and local crafts with the occasional programme and socializing.
It may not be a coincidence that Umag has a little magic in its name, so the fact that it hosts the UMAGic holidays doesn't come as a surprise. Once again the fabulous atmosphere will fill the town's streets and squares with various delightful events and concerts which will take ...
It will be sunny and lively in Novigrad from 16th to 20th December at the Christmas Fair which will be held under the tent at the square "Veliki trg" in the town centre.
The imaginative gifts will be available for sale in all three days from 3 to 7 pm, accompanied by party and music.
The fair will be accompanied, apart from the occasional sale, by party and music and various events held under the tent and in different locations in the city.
On December 15, 1902, a train covered the route between Buje and Poreč for the first time, driving along the at the time new narrow gauge railroad Parenzana. It was thus that the second section of the railroad previously connecting Trieste and Poreč was put into operation. With the total length of 123 kilometres, it wound through the green landscapes of northwestern Istria, connecting 33 Istrian settlements.
Is there a healthier way to start out the New Year than participating in the afternoon MTB Ride, an event that Northwestern Istria has hosted for the past 1O years, on the first day of January? Probably not, if you ask recreation and nature lovers who regularly take part in this festive sports event. The New Year’s MTB ride sets off from the main town square in Umag at 12:00 am. The trail leads along the Adriatic Coast on the north, all the way to the tourist settlement of Kanegra. Cyclists stop here to toast the occasion and enjoy some ...
The fabulous days of winter, as these typically experienced in Istria in January along its shore facing the Adriatic Sea, are perfect for practicing recreational activities, especially cycling. After the New Year's holidays and the Befana (an Italian tradition which celebrates Epiphany using the character of an old witch, the Befana, who brings gifts to children) the northwestern part of Istria will host the Befana’s bicycle ride!
On Sunday, the 8th of January, the recreational Befana's bicycle ride will take place in the Bujština area. ...
The fifth edition of the football tournament, Istria Winter Cup, will be held in Novigrad and Umag on January 27 until February 5th.
Premier league teams from many countries have confirmed their participation, thanks to the reputation of this tournament that has been distinguished by quality and achievements from its very start. Its trump-cards are top quality accommodations and sports grounds, a favourable climate, quality food and many other services geared to athletes.
Passionate chocolate lovers always on the quest for more in the sweet world of chocolate tastes and flavours are invited to the fourth Choco & Wine fest in Brtonigla, revealing the new trends of pairing chocolate with wine to its visitors.
The festival will be held on Saturday, 18st February 2017, from noon until 7 pm within the premises of the future Museum of Wine and Rural Production as well as in the area around the building.
On that day, you will be able to enjoy a menu that will, in a special way, blend chocolate and wine with the ...
Winter signs have already knocked at our doors. While most of the continent is trapped in the ice and snow, we invite you to the forth race of the new trekking season in the picturesque Istrian town of Brtonigla.
Discover Istrian hidden treasures of untouched nature, enjoy the landscape around the river Mirna, run through the woods, Istrian vineyards and olive groves, walk up the hills featuring small medieval towns and from where you can enjoy unforgettable views stretching from Mount Učka all the way to the Adriatic Sea.
On March 11-12, Krasica, a picturesque village in the vicinity of Buje, will host the 20th "Oleum olivarum", one of the oldest olive oil fairs in Croatia. Over time, the manifestation developed into an international festival of olive oils participated in by scientific-research institutions, olive growers and olive oil manufacturers from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia.
This March in Umag, the Istrian Riviera, an ITF Futures tournament will be gathering 120 players from 12 countries. The matches will be played between 28 February and 08 March in the attractive Umag Tennis Academy Centre in Umag, with a 10 thousand Dollar prize fund.
The Men's Tennis Tournament is just one of several taking place each year in the towns on the western Istrian coast under the common name of Istrian Riviera.
With a tradition of 28 years, the international tennis tournament Croatia Open Umag is the oldest tennis tournament in Croatia and undoubtedly one of the most prominent and prestigious tournaments in the whole region.
Since the very beginning in 1990, the tournament has hosted numerous excellent tennis players every year. Along with great tennis matches, visitors can enjoy a diverse entertainment and gourmet program, featuring a wide variety of food and beverages, as well as, concerts and live performances, all coming together to create ...
Note the dates 06.10. - 8.10. 2017. and sign up for the international cycling marathon Istria Granfondo. The fifth edition of the marathon with the start and finish line in Umag and Novigrad will offer an even richer program this year.
The real challenge comes on Saturday, in Umag, on the routes for the bold and physically fit. Choose between the 88 km long route of Istria Granfondo Small and 128 km long route of Istria Granfondo Classic.