Sports events in Istria
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.
Trophy Umag is a one-day race on the international calendar of the World Cycling Organization UCI(Union Cycliste International), ranked as 1.2 and open for all cyclists in categories Men Elite and U-23, that is for UCI Kontinental teams, national teams, regional teams and clubs.
It will be held for the third time on Wednesday, 4 March 2015. The race is organized by the Meridiana - Kamen Pazin cycling club.
Since Trophy Umag will take place during the preparationsfor the main competitive season, it is an excellent opportunity for ...
Organized by BK "Meridiana - Kamen Pazin" from Pazin, the international stage race through Istria, "Istrian Spring" this year, from the 12th to 15th of March, will experience its twelfth edition.
Superior bycicle riders from Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, Poland, Australia, Canada, Nigeria and many other countries are competing for World Cup points in several challenging stages.
Otherwise, this race can be found in the cycling calendar of the World Cycling Organization UCI (Union Cycliste International) and ...
Umag will host another great tennis event, the 31th ITF Perin Memorial tournament - Grade 1.
At this tournament, tennis players under 18 will test their strengths from 15 to 22 March in the attractive Umag Tennis Academy Centre in Umag. Around 250 young contestants from no less than 17 countries are expected to stay in Croatia's westernmost town.
Held in Umag for more than 25 years, the Summer ATP Tournament is the climax of the tourist season in north-western Istria, and is one of the most important sports and social events in Croatia.
The town is then host to world-ranking tennis players, while the cream of society, journalists and reporters, sports experts and tennis aficionados spend time in and around the luxurious tennis complex Stella Maris.
The incontestable king of this tournament is Carlos Moya. Although he retired from professional tennis in late 2010, it will ...