Upcoming Events in Istria
As the hot summer ends, it is necessary to prepare your body and mind for the long, cold winter that lies ahead. And the Well Days, during the month of October, provide the perfect way to achieve that.
Organized by Istraturist, Umag Welldays will take place during the October. With three superior wellness centres among its properties, Istraturist has helped transform Umag into one of the best places in Croatia to come for relaxation and peace.
Repeatedly, north-western Istria captivates guests with its intoxicating tastes and scents, hidden places and events.
If you are spending time here during the autumn, take the opportunity of trying our wide range of dishes based on sole. This high quality white fish is locally called "švoj", hence the name of the event.
This year, following the end of a successful mushroom picking season, the eleventh manifestation dedicated to the autumn forest delicacy - mushroom will be held in Brtonigla.
The traditional celebration of mushrooms "Mushroom days" will be organized by the Buje area mushroom pickers' association "Boletus" - Brtonigla branch, in cooperation with the Brtonigla Tourist Board and the Municipality of Brtonigla.
Interesting and educational workshops and lectures will be held to familiarize the visitors with the world of mushrooms and ...
Known as a supreme delicacy ever since the times of the Mesopotamian rulers, Roman emperors, the French court and the Austro-Hungarian monarchs, the truffle has always been and remains a prestigious gastronomic ingredient worldwide.
The truffle grows only in a few places in Europe - parts of France and Italy and in Istria, the mild climate, small temperature differences and grey clay earth of which are favourable for its development. The truffles grow 10-15 cm under the surface, and are detected by specially trained dogs. White and ...
Autumn brings plenty of gourmet manifestations in Northwest Istria. One of them will take place in Momjan on the occasion of St. Martin's Day (locally known as Martinje). Local winemakers and caterers will offer menus combining white truffle and Momjan Muscat as the Momjan Muscat and Truffle Days take place from 3 - 11 November 2014.
Each November, when the sweet juice of new wine is born, the town of Momjan celebrates the Feast Day of St. Martin, its patron saint. European traditions consider this Catholic saint to be the patron saint of vintners and wine growers and, in many countries, new wine is “baptised” on this very day.
Momjan, a small historical town north of Buje, is no exception. It is well known among wine and vine authorities. Situated not far from the Slovenian border, Momjan is an oasis of sweet muscatel, the result of the synthesis of ideal soil and ...
Momian MTB marathon will take place in Momian, at 11 a.m. on November 8, to celebrate the day of the patron saint of Momian, St. Martin.
Since St. Martin is the patron saint of wine makers and wine growers, young wine is baptised on this day in many countries and regions.
The bicycle ride will start at the entrance to Momian, and participation fee is 40 kuna.
Participants will have lunch in a tent in Momjan, and refreshment will be available throughout the trail. A lottery is scheduled after lunch.
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 2014. until January 6th 2015. 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.
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 ...
112 years ago, 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.
The construction took two and a half years and Parenzana was used as late as until 1935, when it was discontinued ...
MTB club Grožnjan will make sure your winter holidays in Istria don’t turn into mere enjoyment of fine food and wine. The Christmas Bike Tour , organized by the club, will start from the main town square at midday on 20 December 2014. Spiced up with the winter feel and relaxed holiday atmosphere, this friendly race will shake up the dormant rhythm of winter and rouse excellent mood.