Upcoming Events in Istria
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 2013. until January 6th 2014. 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.
From 5th till 27th December, a rich cultural, entertainment and artistic program “December in Buje” will be held in Buje for the second time.
On Thursday, December 5, on the premises of the Italian Community of Buje you can visit the exibitions titled "Siamo noi" and "I colori della musica", and on Friday, December 6 join your children in meeting St. Nicholas and Krampus on the J.B. Tito Square at 6.00 pm.
Various festive shows which will cheer children and adults alike can be seen at the cinema theatre on December 15 and 20. The ...
It will be sunny and lively in Novigrad from 13th to 15th 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 4 to 7 pm, and in Saturday and Sunday also from 10 am to 1 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.
Christmas fair marking the beginning of the Brtonigla holiday story will be held under the roof of the historical flour and oil mill in mid December.
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.
While adults are shopping, children can enjoy themselves in the special children’s corner where they will be greeted by Santa Clause. Choirs will be singing carols and other ...
111 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 ...
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 12th of January, the recreational Befana's bicycle ride will take place in the Bujština ...
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 1st February and 23rd March, the Istraturist Umag and Laguna Novigrad companies are offering rich thematic wellness programmes, interesting ...
The fourth edition of the football tournament, Istria Winter Cup, will be held in Novigrad and Umag on 1-9 February.
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.
From 01.02. - 23.03. 2014. 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.
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 second Choco & Wine fest in Brtonigla, revealing the new trends of pairing chocolate with wine to its visitors. The festival will take place on Saturday, 15 February 2014 and all events will be marked by a profusion of oenological and gastronomic tastes, ranging from premium wines and olive oils to cheese, honey and lavender, for the second time in Istria to be paired with the main asset of the festival – ...
On March 08-09, Krasica, a picturesque village in the vicinity of Buje, will host the 17th "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.