Upcoming Events in Istria
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.
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 2015. until January 10th 2016. 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.
Northwestern Istria is merrily preparing for Christmas and the New Year. This is the opportunity for the guests to enjoy the festive ambient together with the hosts and absorb the parts of tradition and local crafts with the occasional programme and socializing.
It may not be a coincidence that Umag has a little magic in its name, so the fact that it hosts the UMAGic holidays doesn't come as a surprise. Once again the fabulous atmosphere will fill the town's streets and squares with various delightful events, cooking shows and concerts ...
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 ...
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 19 December 2015. 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.
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 fifth edition of the football tournament, Istria Winter Cup, will be held in Novigrad and Umag on January 31st until February 8th.
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 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 ...
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.