Sports events in Istria
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, ...
MTB Eko bike marathon will be held in Buje, Sunday 21 September, during the celebration of the Grape Day. Buje has a one-hundred year old tradition of celebrating and giving thanks for the produce of its land.
The participants will gather and start at the Josip Broz Tito square at 10.30.
The bike trail is 32 km long, and while driving on country roads near Buje, you will enjoy the true labyrinth of vineyards and olive groves.
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.
On 22nd September at 16:00, Umag will host a bike tour to celebrate the European Car-Free Day.
Numerous cities throughout Europe and the world celebrate this day in different ways, all with the goal of raising the awareness of their citizens of health, quality of life and benefit to the environment.
The tour will start at the Sloboda Square; the path will follow the track of the Umag tourist train up to the tourist village of Katoro, continuing to the old port in Savudrija, and back to Umag.
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.
Reserve your place at the most popular Cro Cup cycling race, Parenzana Cube, and truly enjoy cycling through Istria . Participate in the marathon race scheduled for 28 September 2014 alongside the best cyclists in the region, on the renovated section of the legendary Parenzana railroad .
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!