International cycling race
Gran prix Laguna Poreč is a one-day race on the international calendar of the World Cycling Organization UCI (Union Cycliste International), open for all cyclists in categories Men Elite and U-23, that is for UCI Kontinental teams, national teams, regional teams and clubs.
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VISITORS’ OPENING TIMES:
Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:00 – 19:00
Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:00 – 19:00
Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:00 – 19:00
Saturday, 25 February 2017, 10:00 – 17:00
Entrance is free of charge for all visitors. We look forward to seeing welcoming you.
International cycling race
The one-day race of the international UCI calendar is ranked at 1.2 which hosts professional, national and regional teams and clubs. The race is held within the area of Poreč, Tar-Vabrige and Kaštelir-Labinci and points contribute to the Europa Tour.
14. International cycling stage race (UCI 2.2)
The race within the international UCI calendar is ranked at 2.2, which follows on from the Adriatic Road Race which has been held 46 times. Professional teams, national teams as well as regional teams and clubs are all invited to participate. The race featuring a prologue and 3 stages provides gained points towards the Europa Tour. The prologue is held in Umag, the stages begin in Poreč, Vrsar and Pazin while the finish lines are in Labin, Motovun and Umag.
Cycling race for cadets (U17)
Enjoy the cycling trails of the beautiful Istrian region, which are a perfect fit for professional cyclists and ideal for measurig your speed.
Family run & Fun run & Half marathon
The Laguna Poreč race consists of one 7km trail and 3 races. The event will take place on a seaside trail in the stunning Zelena Laguna Resort, beginning on Sunday 26 March at the starting line in the Zelena Laguna Campsite.
Type of races:
FAMILY RUN: 7 km
This 7 km trail will take you and your little ones on a seaside run from the Zelena Laguna Campsite through Bijela Uvala Campsite towards Funtana and back to Zelena Laguna.
FUN RUN: 14 km
Have fun running this 14 km trail fit for the entire family. Don't worry about how long it is – you can finish the race after the first FamilyRun lap if you like.
HALF MARATHON: 21 km
All runners in this half marathon can enjoy the Laguna Poreč half marathon trail because they will have 3 hours to finish the race while their biggest fans cheer them on all along the way.
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Stage of the professional cycling race
The Tour of Croatia, world professional cycling race passes through the attractive route along the Adriatic coast, through Istria and the Croatian hinterland and covers a total distance of 1200 km. 20 teams and 160 cyclists from various countries around the world take part, who will demonstrate their speed and resistance in five race stages.
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International wine exhibition
The widespread reputation of the leading exhibition of the wine and other autochthonous agrarian Istrian products such as grappa, olive oil, honey, cheese and prosciutto, confirms the gastronomic importance of these products. Three days of exhibition are fulfilled with various happenings because Vinistra is not just the local products exhibition, but an event implying professional wine tastings, presentations and topic meetings as well.
Apart from Istrian winemakers, there are also Slovenian, Italian and Hungarian colleagues who take part in the competitions. The judge panel, chosen as in other similar world events, consists both of professionals as well as people who simply like and enjoy wine and who find it very precious for their work.
The main purpose of the exhibition is the wine quality testing while other different off-programs make Vinistra even more interesting. This high-quality event unites a record number of wine exhibitors in one place for a few days and makes possible the education and further development of the wine regarding knowledge. Vinistra became the major exhibition of that kind in Croatia and its ever growing significance confirms the number of the exhibitors coming from the whole country of Croatia as well as from abroad.
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