Upcoming Events in Istria
We would like to introduce you to the Calendar of events of our region. We hope you will be able to find something for yourselves and thus spend with us great moments and bring home beautiful memories.
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It will be sunny and lively in Novigrad from 13th to 15th 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 4 to 8 pm.
On December 15, 1902, a train covered the route between Buje and Poreč for the first time, driving along the at the time new narrow gauge railroad Parenzana. It was thus that the second section of the railroad previously connecting Trieste and Poreč was put into operation. With the total length of 123 kilometres, it wound through the green landscapes of northwestern Istria, connecting 33 Istrian settlements.
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 and concerts which will take ...
Again this year, Umag is looking forward to Christmas, and the runners to the day after as well, because on 26 December, precisely at noon, the Umag waterfront will be flooded with a cheerful parade of runners wearing Santa Claus hats. Athletes of all profiles and all those soon to become, citizens of various professions and interests, housewives, children, even pets are united in one goal, to run their 5 or 10km, while having a good time and helping the community.
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.
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.
Chocolate lovers do not miss the sixth Choco & Wine fest in Brtonigla!
Passionate chocolate lovers always on the quest for more in the sweet world of chocolate tastes and flavours are invited to the 8th Choco & Wine fest in Brtonigla, revealing the new trends of pairing chocolate with wine to its visitors.
The festival will be held on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th February 2020.
On that day, you will be able to enjoy a menu that will, in a special way, blend chocolate and wine.
The 10. Brtonigla Adventure Trekk, a sports program ...
What to do on May 1st - Worker's Day?
We have an ideal proposal, to spend the day in nature in the Scarline Nature Park, located near Brtonigla.
Sport, nature and fun in nature, accompanied by gastronomy and musical entertainment.
The duration of the program is scheduled from 10 to 17 h.
Here in Umag, EXIT is cooking up another edition of Sea Star Festival, whose brilliant atmosphere has been praised by audience and performers alike. So far, in addition to winning two nominations for the best European festival, the past three festivals exceeded all expectations, drawing hordes of visitors to the magical Stella Maris lagoon in Umag.
Mark the date 6 June 2020 and take part in the Umag Night RUN, a seaside night race. Run beneath the stars on a 2.5K, 5K or 10 K course and experience a fantastic atmosphere and fun well into the late evening. The race starts at 9:00 PM at Stella Maris Resort, and the finish line is at the same spot with food, a pasta party and an entertainment programme.
As a part of the evening programme, we will also be preparing mini Kid's RUN 400 and 800m races, starting at 8:30PM. After the race, there will be a pizza party and an extensive, ...
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 22nd to June 30th, 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 2nd July until 27th 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.
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.
With a thirty one-year tradition, the international Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag is the oldest tennis tournament in Croatia, and is undoubtedly one of the most esteemed and prestigious tournaments in the region.
It always stands out in the ATP calendar as a place of world-class tennis peppered with a rich side programme of tourist, gourmet and entertainment events.
The 31st edition of the tournament, held from 17 to 26 July 2020, will once again make Umag the center of one of the most important social events in Croatia, drawing not ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 over the age of 10 will enjoy the views and tastings of Istrian dishes at the refreshment stops.
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 ...