Istria Granfondo 2019.

  • 18Oct
  • ~
  • 20Oct

Umag

Contact

Istra D.M.C. Ltd

Email: bike@coloursofistria.com

Tags: Sport, Biking, Umag, Novigrad

Note the dates 18. - 20. October 2019. and sign up for the international cycling marathon Istria Granfondo. The eighth edition of the marathon with the start and finish line in Umag and Novigrad will offer an even richer program this year.

The real challenge comes on Saturday, in Umag, on the routes for the bold and physically fit. Choose between the 94 km long route of Istria Granfondo Small and 119 km long route of Istria Granfondo Classic. Granfondo Classic passes through the central part of the Istrian peninsula, and returns to Northwest Istria. Both races start and finish in the beautiful Stella Maris Resort, just next to the ATP stadium in Umag. In order to catch your breath on the way, we have prepared a total of 6 refreshment stops.

On Sunday, Istria Granfondo Family & Gourmet Tour will take you on a 25 km long recreational ride around Novigrad and its surroundings, along the shore, through olive groves and vineyards. Cyclists will enjoy the views and tastings of Istrian dishes at the refreshment stops.

The marathon that brought together as many as 450 cyclists from 15 different countries, more than 300 members in the organization team, 150 volunteers as well as members of various cycling teams, this year has 67 prizes in store for the best cyclists.

The rich accompanying program of 2019 offers well-known bicycle brands in the Expo zone, a children's program, Zumba kids, a bike balance competition, Wine & Bike Sea Tour, a fashion show, rich gourmet offer and most importantly - great atmosphere.

Welcome to Umag and Novigrad to the 8th Istria Granfondo!

 

Istria Granfondo VIDEO production:

Date: October 18th - October 20th 2019
Location: Umag and Novigrad

Meeting point and Start

  • Saturday, October 19th, 2019 - Tennis center Stella Maris in Umag
    09:30 - Istria Granfondo Classic 119 km (1.650 m altitude)
    09:30 - Istria Granfondo Small 94 km (1.170 m altitude)
  • Sunday, October 20th, 2019 - riva Porporela in Novigrad
    10:00 - Istria Granfondo Family&Gourmet Tour 25 km (for families and children over 10)

Download technical guide: Download (PDF)

Organisation:

ISTRA D.M.C. Ltd
Jadranska 66
52470 Umag
Croatia
E-mail: bike@coloursofistria.com

Co-organizers:

  • Tourism Offices of Umag, Novigrad, Buie and Brtonigla
  • Hotel companies Plava Laguna d.d. and Aminess hotels & campsites
  • Tourist Department of Region of Istria

Partners:







 


 

Istria Granfondo Classic - long course

Details:

  • Starting place: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Arrival: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Course: Umag-Dajla-Brtonigla-Nova Vas-Ponte-Porton-Vižinada-Tićan-Karojba-Livade-Oprtalj-Šterna-Mlin-Završje-Livade-Oprtalj-Šterna-Kaštel-Grupija-Umag
  • Length: 119 km
  • Differnce of elevation: 1.650 m

Download

Download course map & altitude:   Download (5 MB; PDF)


Istria Granfondo Small - short course

Details:

  • Starting place: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Arrival: Umag (tennis center Stella Maris)
  • Course: Umag-Dajla-Brtonigla-Nova Vas-Ponte-Porton-Vižinada-Tićan-Karojba-Livade-Oprtalj-Šterna-Kaštel-Grupija-Umag
  • Length: 94 km
  • Differnce of elevation: 1.170 m

Download

Download course map & altitude:   Download (5 MB; PDF)


Istria Granfondo Family&Gourmet Tour - Details:

  • Starting place: Novigrad (Riva Porporela)
  • Arrival: Novigrad (Riva Porporela)
  • Course: Novigrad - Mareda - Fermići - Karigador - Radini - Fiorini - Bužinija - Paolija - Novigrad
  • Length: 25 km
  • Differnce of elevation: 215 m