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 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.
From 1st till 31st December, a rich cultural, entertainment and artistic program “December in Buje” will be held in Buje for the third time.
If you still haven’t chosen gifts for your loved ones, you can do so at the St. Nicholas fair to be held from 5th till 7th December.
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 ...
It will be sunny and lively in Novigrad from 19th to 23th 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 3 to 7 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.
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.
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 11th of January, the recreational Befana's bicycle ride will take place in the Bujština ...
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.
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 13 February and 29 March, the Istraturist Umag and Laguna Novigrad companies are offering rich thematic wellness programmes, interesting ...
From 16.02. - 23.03.2015. 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 ...
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 third Choco & Wine fest in Brtonigla, revealing the new trends of pairing chocolate with wine to its visitors.
The festival will be held on Saturday, 14 February 2015, from noon until 7 pm within the premises of the future Museum of Wine and Rural Production as well as in the area around the building.