Upcoming Events in Istria
This summer Istria is awaiting all tennis fans with a real treat, a chance to develop their skills under the guidance of the legendary ace, the most popular Croatian tennis player Goran Ivanišević...
The beginning of the main tomato harvest in Istria in early August also signifies the beginning of the Tomato Days in Umag. This gastronomic event is dedicated to favourite seasonal summer vegetable, it is unique in Croatia and it offers you a chance to taste the tomato in various combinations.
At the main square in Umag, along the entertaining programmes, you can also taste the dishes based on this vegetable, the real source of health and vitality. It is mostly šalša, the popular tomato sauce, with various types of pasta, which is the ...
We invite all those who love and enjoy magic and stories of ancient civilizations to come and visit Novigrad at the height of the summer season, when a unique astral party called Lunasa is held.
This celebration is based on an old Celtic tradition that called August 1 by the name of Lunasa and celebrated it as the first day of summer.
Festival evenings are full of entertainment and educational events. Visitors can, with the help of expert astronomers and authorities on the subject, observe the heavens and listen to interesting ...
After they have visited almost the whole of Croatia and the world in the last few years, filling up a number of great halls, clubs and stadiums to the last seat, it has become clear that it is high time that 2Cellos perform at the most famous tennis stadium in Croatia – the Umag ATP Stadium.
The concert will be held at the peak of the summer season, meaning that the location is completely adapted to the warm weather and high temperatures. So, after the best tennis players participating at the ATP Croatia Open finish their matches, on ...
Novigrad Tourist Board once again organises the famous gourmet festival under the suggestive title - Gnam Gnam Fest. It is a gourmet festival that brings together a total of ten events, starting in late April and lasting all the way to October. Each of the individual events is dedicated to one of the culinary specialties of the region.
The culinary theme of late April or early May (this year on 3 May) is the wild asparagus, in mid-May (17 May) it is the sardine or oily fish in general, while the first weekend in June (6 and 7 June) ...
On St. Lawrence's day, 10 August, polish your mountain bike and discover little Istrian villages along the route of Lovrečica Recreational MTB Bike Tour.
A thirty kilometre long trail, along which asphalt, macadam and earth interchange with landscapes in all the colours of Istria, will take you from Lovrečica to Novigrad and back.
Brtonigla especially attracts its numerous domestic and foreign visitors in mid August, when a feast lasting several days is held to celebrate St Roch’s day, who is a patron saint of the town.
What to do at St Roch’s Feast?
For those coming for great food, Brtonigla offers typical Istrian dishes in taverns and agro tourist locations, as well at the street stalls. The greatest specialty is ox on the spit! The local farmers’ produce can be tasted within the folk’s fair where you can see and buy the traditional Istrian artefacts and ...
You are an adventurer at heart. You like Istrian climate, people, culture and traditional food. You own a mountain bike, a helmet and a spare tyre tube. You don't know what to do on 15 August?
Look no further because we have a bike tour tailored to your taste!
San Rocco Bike Tour, paying homage to St. Roch, the patron saint of Brtonigla, offers you an opportunity to cycle in the capital of wine and Istrian gastronomy.
Historical Grožnjan is a town inspiring to adventure and nurturing original ideas in art, sports and social initiatives. Entirely in keeping with that, this August it will pay tribute to cycling, as a host of an interesting night spectacle on two wheels. The cycling event consists of two rides, Grožnjan by night and Parenzana by night. While the first is of a competitive character, the second is purely recreational.
Imagine a relaxing summer evening besides the sea with good company, the aroma of fresh fish on the grill and the sound of the accordion. Pay a visit to the Karigador Fish Fest on 21st August and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere.
Every year Novigrad organises a festival in the name of its patron saint, St. Pelagije, a festival which is very well known and is considered a must-attend event.
This city festivity will offer various cultural, entertaining and sport events during a couple of days.
Central and most important part of the celebration will be a weekend from August 28 to 30th, full of music and entertaining events such as concerts, dances, sports competitions and the traditional fireworks at the end.