• Istarsko proljeće - Istrian Spring

    09.03.2017 - 12.03.2017

    Vrsar, Riva

    14. International cycling stage race (UCI 2.2)


    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.

  • Perin Memorial

    25.03.2017 - 02.04.2017

    Vrsar, Maistra Teniski tereni

    33. junior tennis tournament (under 18 years)

    Maistra Teniski tereni

    33. junior tennis tournament (under 18 years)


    TK Istraturist Umag
    T.: +385 (0)52 710 915

  • Pramaliće (Spring)


    Vrsar-Orsera, Crkva sv. Marije od Mora (Basilica of St. Mary of the Sea)

    Musical Encounters

    19.00 h

    Crkva sv. Marije od Mora (Basilica of St. Mary of the Sea)

    Musical Encounters

    "Oh, how beautiful is the spring in the Istrian valley  .." (Mate Balota)

    The seventh musical encounters "Pramaliće" will be held on Saturday, 8.04. at 19 at the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Sea in Vrsar. "Pramaliće" celebrates the arrival of spring, joy and brotherhood and the opening of  the summer season in Vrsar.

    This year the choir Mendule "Pramaliće" invited: the folklore group of the elementary school V.Nazor  from Vrsar, KUD Mate Balota from Rakalj, KUD Matko Laginja from Sv.Lovreč, female choir Kaštelanke from Kaštel, choir San Martino from Tar and the choir Nigrignanum from Labinci.

  • Fisherman Festival


    Vrsar-Orsera, Riva (Riva)


    19:00 h

    Riva (Riva)


    Enjoy the wine and pilchard, this traditional meal of every fisherman and spend an enjoyable evening at the waterfront in one of the lovely coastal towns of Istria!
    The fisherman's festivities give you the opportunity to taste the seafood from the Adriatic sea, learn more about the Istrian folklore and customs while enjoying music and dancing in good company.


    TZ Vrsar
    Obala maršala Tita 6 T/F. +385 (0)52 441187

  • Labour Day Celebration


    Vrsar-Orsera, Gradska plaža (Beach)

    Picnic on the public beach

    Gradska plaža (Beach)

    Picnic on the public beach

    Patriotic songs along with brass band, gathering and socializing at the town beach with sports competitions, food, drinks and live music.


    TZ Vrsar
    +3858 (0) 52 441 187, (0)52 441 339,

  • Lim Bay Challenge

    13.05.2017 - 14.05.2017

    Vrsar-Orsera, Kamp Portosole

    Adventure & trekking races

    Kamp Portosole

    Adventure & trekking races

    To all those who used to love KSAR and KAR races its an opportunity to experience them in a completely new, attractive edition. Competitors in the race can expect a lot of paddling and challenges in Vrsar and Rovinj archipelago and the Lim Fjord, an interesting town and bike orienteering, abseil and many other.

    Saturday 13.05.
    A classical adventure race which this year will offer completely new areas for participants. The lenght of Ultra category is 60 km while the lenght of Light category is 30 km which is suitable for all recreational participants.

    Ultra 60 km, Light 30 km
    Ultra: it's a place situated in Central Istria. The name of the place is to be announced later.  
    Light: Campsite Porto Sole
    Finish line: Campsite Porto Sole
    Ultra: trekking, mtb, kayak, absail, mtb orientation, special orientation, town orientation
    Light: trekking, mtb, kayak, mtb orientation, town orientation

    Sunday 14.05.
    For all trekking fans, classical trekking event will be held which consists of two categories;
    Mountaineering of 25 km and Fun & Run of 10 km.

    Competitors in the races will have the opportunity to experience the most interesting parts of the hinterland of Vrsar and Lim Fjord.
    Therefore, all adventure fans are invited to visit the Campsite Porto Sole on 13th and 14th May 2017 and experience & find out more about the beauty of western Istria and its hinterland.

    Registration: from 02.01.2017 until 04.05.2017

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  • Camping Istra Camping Day


    Funtana-Fontane, Naturist Camping Istra (Naturist Camping Istra)

    All day sports and entertainment program

    Naturist Camping Istra (Naturist Camping Istra)

    All day sports and entertainment program

    This year we celebrate Camping Days once again by preparing a special programme at every campsite. Campsite guests can participate in various sports activities organised by Valamar's talented animation teams. Following the competitions, guests, their hosts and animation teams can enjoy a fun get-together featuring music, food and drinks.


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Tourist Board is not responsable for any decision of the organizers to change the terms, participants, programmes and prices or to cancel performances

Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016 and 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

  • Best Wine Regions for Winter and Spring Travel 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.