Upcoming Events in Istria
The fifth edition of the football tournament, Istria Winter Cup, will be held in Novigrad and Umag on January 31st until February 7th.
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.
The rule over Novigrad will once again be in the hands of the masked groups who will take over the town after the traditional handover of the keys to the town.
They will receive the keys from the Novigrad mayor on Friday, the last carnival weekend, and the takeover will be followed by a number of carnival events, which will end on Tuesday, 9 February, as soon as the carnival doll named "Pust" (considered to be responsible for all last year's problems and hard times) is burnt down.
Are you longing for full rest for body and soul? Are you looking for repose from everyday stress? Have you decided to treat yourself with beauty treatment, massage or sauna?
The Northwestern Istria is just what you need! The Wellness Moments are offering you an excellent opportunity to experience all advantages of relaxation in modern wellness centres in Umag and Novigrad.
In the period between 12 February and 23 March, the Istraturist Umag and Aminess hotels & campsites Novigrad companies are offering rich thematic wellness programmes, ...
From 13.02. - 20.03.2016. gourmands will have an opportunity to savour delicious sea morsels at the Days of seashells organized by the tourist boards of Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla and Buje on the territory of north-western Istria.
Restaurants will offer imaginative menus at favourable prices! The culinary delicacies will be paired with premium local wines and olive oils this region is renowned for far and wide.
Istrian shells - scallops, mussels, sea truffles, Noah’s arks, queen scallops and oysters have a special flavour owing to clean ...
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.
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, 20st February 2016, 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 ...
The Umag Tennis Academy in Umag will soon become a genuine tennis arena! Tennis players under the age of 12, both boys and girls, will take the stage of the 30th International Tennis Tournament “Memorial Slavoj Greblo”.
From 26 February to 6 March about 280 tennis players from as many as 25 countries from around the world will play on the Umag clay courts. The memorial tournament, one of the Tennis Europe (3rd category) tournaments, is organised by the Istraturist Umag Tennis Club.
Trophy Umag is a one-day race on the international calendar of the World Cycling Organization UCI(Union Cycliste International), ranked as 1.2 and open for all cyclists in categories Men Elite and U-23, that is for UCI Kontinental teams, national teams, regional teams and clubs.
It will be held for the fourth time on Wednesday, 2 March 2016. The race is organized by the Meridiana - Kamen Pazin cycling club.
Since Trophy Umag will take place during the preparationsfor the main competitive season, it is an excellent opportunity for ...
On March 12-13, Krasica, a picturesque village in the vicinity of Buje, will host the 19th "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.
During March, April and May the ninth Days of Istrian Asparagus will give true "asparagus lovers" an opportunity to relish in imaginative, delicious and fragrant delicacies made from Istrian wild asparagus, ranging from the renowned "fritaja" (omelettes), soups, homemade pastas and risottos to ingenious combinations with meat and fish and scrumptious desserts.
From 01 till 03 April 2016, Kaštel nearby Buje will host an already traditional gastronomic manifestation, Asparagus Festival, which is once again waiting for you with a handful of interesting things and pleasures based on wild asparagus.
Since the asparagus has become a true symbol of Kaštel, every year a varied cultural-entertainment, wine-gastronomic and sports program is prepared in its honour, attracting an increasing number of visitors, local product manufacturers, professional and amateur athletes, volunteers and children, because ...