Events in Brtonigla
Every year in Brtonigla, there is one of the largest Istrian folk festival happening known as The Festival of St.Rocco. For this occasion Brtonigla is visited by a large number of tourists interested in cultural and sport events, exquisite food and superb wine this region has to offer. Along with The Festival of St.Rocco, other inevitable events in Brtonigla are the Festival of Lady Lourdes, Queen of Night, Stellar Chalices, and the Festival of Istrian Malvasia. Find our more about the events in Brtonigla down bellow.
KIPAR is the abbreviation of the sculpture course Aleksandar Rukavina, founded in 2018 and was created by the need to revitalize the gallery and enhance the work of Aleksandra Rukavina.
The summer sculpture school will be held at the Aleksandar Rukavina Gallery from June 23rd to June 29th, where the students of the sculpture university will transform their ideas into stone.
Waiting for your questions and of course for your visit, see you in Brtonigla!
Relax and enjoy the summer nights under the starry sky.
“Brtonigla Verteneglio under the stars” - an event that will take place every Thursday, starting from 27th June until 29th August. Expect a unique romantic and entertaining evening in the center of Brtonigla with duo „Little Whisper“
At the Food & Wine Primiziarestaurant, in the golden light of the hot summer sunsets, guests will have the chance to taste various dishes matched with the wines of our best producers accompanied by music under the stars.
An outdoor movie screening brings the most viewed and most sought after title of the last movie season: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Bohemian Rhapsody is a story about love, pain, acceptance, and great music. The singing legend Freddyie Mercury plays Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee plays the role of guitarist Brian May, Ben Hardy plays drummer Roger Taylor, and Joseph Mazzello performs as bassist John Deacon. Mary Austin, a woman Freddie claimed to be his love of his life, plays Lucy Boynton, and Mike Myers appears in the movie.
Our interesting afternoon itinerary will take you to Brtonigla, a village situated on a hill, surrounded by numerous vineyards and olive groves, only 10 minutes away from the sea. You will travel back in time by visiting and participating in old crafts workshops, during which the hosts will introduce you to the crafts of their grandfathers.
The folk festivity of Our Lady of Lourdes in the village of Radini nearby Brtonigla has been commemorating the appearance of the Virgin Mary for over eighty years. Our Lady of Lourdes allegedly appeared in 1922 to a local woman Marina Pirovich, who communicated to the pastor the wish to build a church in Mary’s honour. Although her story invoked religious fervour in the hearts of other inhabitants who supported the idea, the priest remained unconvinced until the pleas were finally granted by the next pastor Roberto Galetti.
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Imagine a relaxing summer evening besides the sea with good company, the aroma of fresh fish on the grill and the sound of the accordion. Pay a visit to the Karigador nights and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere.Fish specialities, Istrian wine and traditional produce along with live music will spice up the experience of the otherwise peaceful and romantic Karigador.
It is the biggest festivity in this peaceful fishermen village situated between Umag and Novigrad, bringing to life the entire bay and the nearby tourist camps.
Every village in Istria has its own festivity and the inhabitants of Nova Vas, one of the oldest and largest villages in Brtonigla, celebrate the holiday of Saint Lawrence. Every August, this religious festivity brings merriment to the local population, accompanied not only with music and dancing, but also with an attractive hiking route across the nearby hillocks overlooking the largest river in Istria - Mirna.
The historical fortifications in the surroundings are testimonies of life in Antiquity and the inhabitants will tell you that ...
You are an adventurer at heart. You like Istrian climate, people, culture and traditional food. You own a mountain bike, a helmet and a spare tyre tube.
You don't know what to do on 15 August? Look no further because we have a bike tour tailored to your taste!
San Rocco Bike & Wine Tour, paying homage to St. Roch, the patron saint of Brtonigla, offers you an opportunity to cycle in the capital of wine and Istrian gastronomy.
A 25 kilometre long trail will give you sufficient time to enjoy the beauty and energy selflessly offered by the ...
Brtonigla especially attracts its numerous domestic and foreign visitors in mid August, when a feast lasting several days is held to celebrate St Roch’s day, who is a patron saint of the town.
What to do at St Roch’s Feast?
For those coming for great food, Brtonigla offers typical Istrian dishes in taverns and agro tourist locations, as well at the street stalls. The greatest specialty is ox on the spit! The local farmers’ produce can be tasted within the folk’s fair where you can see and buy the traditional Istrian artefacts and ...
The traditional celebration of mushrooms "Mushroom days" will be organized by the Buje area mushroom pickers' association "Boletus" - Brtonigla branch, in cooperation with the Brtonigla Tourist Board and the Municipality of Brtonigla.
Interesting and educational workshops and lectures will be held to familiarize the visitors with the world of mushrooms and raise the awareness of the importance of preservation, proper picking and identification of numerous mushroom varieties, as well as the relevance of mushrooms, especially in the ...