Upcoming Events in Istria

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Days of asparagus in Istria

  • 23Mar
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  • 15May
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.

San Rocco spring packages

  • 01Apr
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  • 01Jun
Family boutique hotel San Rocco is situated in Brtonigla, a typical Istrian hill town, known as the “town of wine”. Our guests can expect a luxurious rural pastoral in the green inland of Istria, as regularly reaffirmed by the Fernetich family with rewards for the best small family hotel on the Adriatic. Although wellness San Rocco offers tailored, weekend or seven-day arrangements, you can also choose to spend here a single afternoon after a hard day. The superior offer of our gourmet restaurant recommended by the global gastronomic ...

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Tags : Brtonigla , Food & Wine

Event Location: San Rocco

Gnam-Gnam Festival: Asparagus day

  • 02May
Asparagus is one of the most appreciated wild plant varieties growing in Istria, picked from mid March to late April. Since it grows in less accessible places, often protected by thorny bushes, its picking requires eye of a hawk, iron will and not being afraid of an occasional scratch. Asparagus is a well-known keeper of health and in terms of nutrition, an excellently balanced foodstuff. We needn't neglect the fact that this wonderful plant has been considered an aphrodisiac from times immemorial due to its high vitamin E content, ...

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Veliki trg, Novigrad

HMS Coriolanus

  • 05May
Mark 70 years of the minesweeper at the sea bed of north-western Istria! Join the exciting diving expedition. Find out the intriguing story about the sunken minesweeper Coriolanus at the attractive location for higher-category divers. On 05 May 2015, diving lovers can experience a true sea adventure in the waters of north-western Istria. The commemoration dive before the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the British navy minesweeper HMS Coriolanus. As a memory of the unique event, you will receive a special edition of a t-shirt to ...

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Tags : Sport , Umag

Event Location: Stella Maris, Umag

14. Moto Meeting Ooooold Rockers

  • 08May
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  • 11May
Once again this year one of the biggest and most visited motorcycle meetups in the region offers to thrill all bikers and fans of fast two-wheeled machines a frenetic and loud opening of the season at the Stella Maris camp in the vicinity of Umag. The motorcycle meetup „Staaari Rockeri“ has grown into something much bigger than just a regular biker get-together a long time ago. Apart from bikers from various European countries, the event is also gladly frequented by the inhabitants of north-western Istria who love the bikers' way of ...

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Tags : Umag

Event Location: Campsite Stella Maris

Istria Wine and Walk

  • 16May
We invite all wine and nature enthusiasts to come and enjoy an 11 km long inspiring walk, meet 8 first-class Istrian winemakers, 7 local producers and caterers and delight in 7 tasting stops. Join us and don't forget to bring your camera and take the award-winning photo of the 1st Istria Wine & Walk!

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Tags : Winemakers , Gastronomic events , Food & Wine

Event Location: Buje

ITF GMP CUP Umag

  • 18May
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  • 31May
ITF GMP CUP Umag, a big open championship for veterans, will be held in the westernmost Croatian town in late May. This is an elite tournament of the so called grade 1, gathering 380 male and female players from 24 countries. The contests will be organized in several age-categories and the brilliant moves of tennis veterans will fire up the attractive courts of the tourist town of Umag. ITF GMP CUP is one of the most important grade 1 tournaments worldwide, gaining that status by an extraordinary decision of the ITF in 2010. Last ...

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Tags : Umag , Sport , Tennis

Event Location: Umag Tennis Academy

MTB training camp in Umag

  • 21May
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  • 24May
There will be no lack of sporting events in northwestern Istria this year. From 21st to 24th May, Umag will be the proud host of the MTB Training Camp, organized under the leadership of the top Italian cyclist, Massimo de Bertolis. After its great success last year, with excellent organization and large attendance, this year's 4th MTB Training Camp was the logical next step.

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Tags : Biking , Sporting events , Umag

Event Location: Umag

Gnam-Gnam Fest: Sardine pilchard fest

  • 23May
Every year Novigrad prepares a series of themed culinary events under the common denominator - GnamGnam. The name probably doesn't require any further explanation, since everyone knows what is hidden behind this subtle onomatopoeia - something very delicious! In May this will be omega-3 rich bluefish and their most well-known representative - the PILCHARD. Incredibly healthy, nutritious, tasty and affordable, pilchards have fed generations of Mediterranean families, and they now return to the table in a number of imaginative ...

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Tags : Gastronomic events , Food & Wine , Novigrad

Event Location: Veliki trg, Novigrad

Festival of Istrian Malvasia

  • 30May
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  • 31May
Brtonigla traditionally hosts the Festival of Istrian Malvasia, the queen of regional wines. It is a refreshing, elegant wine, containing a fruity note and, thanks to its low percentage of alcohol, is ideal for consuming with light meals. This popular festival in Brtonigla nurtures the traditional savouring of this top-quality wine, and it brings together local tastes, traditions and entertainment. Guests are welcomed by renowned vintners who throw open the doors to their underground treasures, while telling tales and anecdotes of the ...

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Tags : Brtonigla , Food & Wine

Event Location: Brtonigla

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