Upcoming Events in Istria
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.
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 ...
This fair will give sports lovers a number of opportunities for true enjoyment - they will be able to try their hand at different sports disciplines, see the novelties from the sports gear, clothes and footwear domain. Sport and recreation are an inseparable part of our everyday lives and it was an incredible combination of natural factors that endowed Umag with a multitude of recreational opportunities.
Numerous sports and active holiday lovers will find enough reasons to come to Northwestern Istria even in the winter months, but the first days of spring bring a bounty of activities providing everyone with a reason to visit this Istrian destination - both recreational and extreme sports enthusiasts. And this will be confirmed once again in April when Umag is hosting a 100 mile ultra trail race, as well as a 1 km race for children.
Alba Sports and Recreational Club and Trickeri Sports Association are delighted to invite you to the ...
Umag Bike is one of the many recreational spring rides offered to cyclists in Northwestern Istria, well known as a reliable destination for active holidays. For all you sports fans who enjoy the wonders of preserved nature, Umag Bike is the right choice for an April adventure.
Departure is at 10.00 o'clock from Nova obala in Umag. The trail goes along the shore to the north - to the Katoro holiday resort, and continues along the golf course at Crveni vrh. After that it goes up a small hill of St. Peter, offering a beautiful view of the ...
This year, the Microsoft WinDays15 conference will be held in Umag for the second time, in the Katoro Resort, 21-24 April 2015. Throughout the years the conference has positioned itself as the leading regional business and technology event. Participants will have the chance to enjoy beauties of Umag during breaks between lectures and workshops.
Top bike event in Croatia
Cycling lovers, lo and behold! World famous professional cycling race Tour of Croatia: 5 stages - 5 days - 840 km is coming to Croatia.
As many as 20 professional teams, of which 8 World Tour teams and 1 Croatian, will pedal over 5 counties and 10 cities from 22 to 26 April 2015. The five-day cycling event will be broadcasted on national television as well as on Eurosport channel.
This year's flower fair Umag Floria ranks Umag among Croatian towns with the longest flower fair traditions. It is likewise singular for its location, only a couple of steps from the sea, lending it the unique charm of a seaside atmosphere. The exhilarating scent of flowers, the variety of natural colours and forms, completed with the azure waves will certainly make the Umag Floria a compellingly charming fair.
Rare historical jewels again in Istria. The traditional 6th International Oldtimer Rally will be held in Umag on Saturday 25 April 2015. 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.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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!