Upcoming Events in Istria
Our interesting afternoon itinerary will take you to Brtonigla, a village situated on a hill, surrounded by numerous vineyards and olive groves, only 10 minutes away from the sea. You will travel back in time by visiting and participating in old crafts workshops, during which the hosts will introduce you to the crafts of their grandfathers.
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...
Running, wine, delicious food, the magic of the legendary route ... all united in the Wine Run - Parenzana Magic race, whose debut will be held on 07 September 2014. Avid runners will be able to participate in various categories, with no entry fee, and the finish line as well as the centre of the event will be in Livade, the capital of Istrian truffles.
You can sign up until Saturday, 30 August, but you'd better hurry, because the number of participants is limited! The race, which is also a pilot project funded by the European Union, ...
Rare historical jewels again in Istria. The traditional 5th International Oldtimer Rally will be held in Umag, Novigrad and the Buje area on Saturday 13 September 2014. The event, organized by the oldtimer club “Eppur si muove” from Umag, will once again host numerous participants from Italy, Slovenia, Germany, Austria and Croatia.
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) ...
Buje is a place of fertile fields and vineyards. It has a one-hundred year old tradition of celebrating and giving thanks for the produce of its land. In early times, the festival symbolically marked the start of the grape-harvesting season. Today, it is a prominent and well-known celebration with a variety of programmes, numerous games, tasting sessions, music and dance.
Local farming traditions are manifested in hundreds of ways during the festivities, while at the same time thanks is given for the soil’s fertility. Gathering in a ...
Istria Bike Days represents a rounded whole of carefully developed autumn cycling programmes which will be held in Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla and Buje areas in late September and early October. The programme includes numerous cycling events and exciting cycling programmes.
There will be no lack of sporting events in northwestern Istria this year. From 22nd to 28th September, 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 3rd MTB Training Camp was the logical next step.
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.
Novigrad and the Istrian motifs in the eye of the best photographers - that would be a short description of the Foto ex tempore event.
International festival in sign of photography and photographic authors which basically has “ex tempore” competition (competition of works created over a few days of the event), and over the years it is being refined with new contents.The initial manifestation was held only in Novigrad, while over the years expanded to other locations in Istria, which participants of photo ex-tempore visit and there, on ...
This popular road cycling event is an inspiration to all bicycle owners, amateur cyclists, families with children and competitors to take their positions in Umag and Novigrad for the second time, where a big marathon full of surprises awaits! Last autumn during a wonderful weekend, over 500 cyclists from ten countries enjoyed rides, family programs and fearless BMX stunts and the race was also participated in by professional Croatian cyclists Robert Kišerlovski and Vladimir Miholjević!