Dynamic holiday...

This is a season abundant with offer of outdoor sports. Nature and adventure fans will certainly passionately start to discover the unique beauty of this pearl of the Mediterranean - Istria.

You can find more difficult or less difficult cycling trails in Istria. We recommend the trails along the Istrian coast - along the Cape Kamenjak, from Rovinj to San Polo bay, around Vrsar and Poreč, Umag and Rabac as well as those to the medieval towns of Istrian inland. Look for more information about the cycling trails in Istria.

Istria is famous for tennis: there are around 430 tennis clay courts available to play on throughout the year. The best-known tournaments are the Istrian Riviera and ATP Croatia Open – the most prominent tennis tournament in Croatia and the region.
There is also a rich offer of extra entertainment events, concerts and evening parties which enrich this sport event. One of the events which is organized in recent times is Istria Gourmet festival, the festival of Istrian culinary delicacies.

Take a walk or run through the picturesque wine-growing areas, promenades along the sea, mountainous landscapes, fairy-tale towns... Increasingly popular trekking can be practiced on most locations, in combination with nature and fresh air which will favour your health. Find out more information about the walking trails in our region.

Take off to a diving adventure and discover the charms of the Istrian underwater rich in diverse flora and fauna, as well as many caves, walls, hydro archaeological attractions and shipwrecks. Diving in Istria is possible all year round due to favourable sea temperatures, and especially between the months of May and November.

Istria offers a variety of other sport activities such as paragliding, hang gliding, climbing and windsurfing. The paragliding season lasts all year round and passionate flyers will enjoy the charms of untouched nature and magical beauty of central Istria. Eight starting points for hang gliders are waiting for you in Istria. You can experience flights across the central Istria and due to the mild Mediterranean climate, the flying season starts at the beginning of February and ends in November.

There are several climbing sites on the Istrian rocks, full of various obstacles, which are demanding both for top athletes and beginners. You can also enjoy in the well - preserved nature.
The favourable winds and sea currents will give a unique pleasure to beginners and more experienced windsurfing fans in Istria.

We invite You to spend your active holiday in Istria where you will surely find sport activity which suits your interests and wishes. Our region is an ideal destination for all the ones who are looking to have good fun and enjoy sport activities.

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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.

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