This year, Umag will host the best European male teams at the beach volleyball tournament CEV Satellite Umag, to take place in the well-known tourist resort of Stella Maris on June 13-17.
Big and strong competition between twenty-four teams from Austria, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine and other European countries, who will show the audience the charm of beach volleyball, one of the most popular summer sport pastimes, is expected.
This attractive light version of indoor volleyball took the world by storm after Olympic Games in Atlanta, finding its way to numerous fans. Beach volleyball competitions are dynamic and interesting, develop closeness and togetherness, while being totally free of physical contact between competitors. The peaceful nature of this sport is also reflected in the soft court surface significantly reducing the risk of injury.
Apart from excellent performances by European beach volleyball players, the spectators will also be able to enjoy the varied tourist offer of north-western Istria.
Umag, with its warm Mediterranean climate and plenty of sun, the high-quality of sports infrastructure and accommodation facilities of Istraturist, turned out to be an ideal destination for a tournament of this type, affirming its ambition to develop a year-round sports offer.
Sport, entertainment, sun and sand will invite you to find your summer refreshment in Umag. We are waiting for you!