• Truffle days in Buzet

    15.11.2016 - 15.12.2016


    Tourist Board Buzet, in cooperation with hospitality industry from the area of Buzet and Association of Crafts and Trades in Buzet organizes Truffle Days during the month of November because it's the the peak of the truffle season.

    Ten restaurants and taverns will participate in the Truffles Days event.  Among those there will be restaurants of the Hotels Fontana and Vela Vrata, Stara Oštarija (Old Tavern), taverns: Most and Old River from Buzet, tavern Volte from Kozari, konoba Vrh from Vrh, Ročka konoba from Roč, tavern Kolinasi from Kolinasi and Humska konoba (tavern) from Hum.

    On the occasion of being among the five finalists of the European Destinations of Excellence on the theme of local gastronomy and tourism in 2015, the Tourist Board in cooperation with restaurants and taverns has organized a new offer with promotional truffle-based menus. The cooperation continues between the restaurants , taverns and the local producers which products are used to prepare dishes (eggs, flour, wine, olive oil, truffles and other ingredients).

    During the event, it is possible to taste various truffle-based dishes with promotional prices.


    Konoba Most, Naselje Most  18, T: +385 (0)52 662 867, M: +385 (0)98 327 673
    Opening hours: 12.00 - 22.00, closed on Wednesdays

    Restoran Vela Vrata, Šetalište Vladimira Gortana 7, T: +385 (0)52 494 750
    Opening hours: 12.00 - 15.00 and 18.00 - 22.00 *2 times in a day  

    Restoran Hotel Fontana, Trg Fontana 1, T: +385 (0)52 662 615
    Opening hours: 07.00 - 22.00

    Restoran Stara Oštarija, Petra Flega 5, T: +385 (0)52 694 003
    Opening hours: 12.00 – 21.00


    Konoba Volte, Kozari 16, T: +385 (0)52 665 210
    Opening hours: 12.00 - 23.00, closed on Tuesdays


    Konoba Vrh, Vrh 1, T: +385 (0)52 667 123
    Opening hours: 13.00-22.00, closed on Mondays

    MOST BRAČANA            

    Restoran Old River, Most Bračana bb, M: +385 (0)91 662 1111
    Opening hours: 11.00 - 22.00


    Ročka konoba, Roč 14/1, T: +385 (0)52 666 451, M: +385 (0)91 729 9716
    Opening hours:  Fri, Sat, Sun 12.00 – 22.00


    Humska konoba, Hum 2, T: +385 (0)52 660 005
    Opening hours: sub, ned  10.00 – 22.00


    Konoba Valter - Kolinasi, Kolinasi 13/1, T: +385 (0)52 666 624, M: +385 (0)91 729 4393
    Opening hours: 12.00 – 22.00, closed on Tuesdays


    TZ Buzet
    T/F +385 52 662 343

  • Dicember in Pula

    27.11.2016 - 01.01.2017


    As part of the December in Pula programme, various events will take place on 38 locations during the last month of the year.

    Every year, this programme offers a variety of concerts, exhibitions, performances, gastronomical and sport events. This year's programme offers more than 160 events. It will be held during 32 days and it's basically a whole month story in which everyone can find something for themselves.

    You can try ice skating at Carolina parking lot or listen to concerts on Portarata Square, book fans will enjoy the book fair while the performances and workshops will delight the youngest visitors.

    Citizens of Pula and their guests will set off into the New Year 2017 with the performances of Hladno pivo and The Night Express which will take place on Forum. Don't miss the New Year's eve rerun on January 1st when the Coctails will perform.        

    The complete December in Pula programme can be found on the official website


    Javna ustanova Pula Film Festival
    Uspon na Kaštel 2, Pula +385(0)52 393 321

  • Foto 6

    30.11.2016 - 20.12.2016

    Rovinj-Rovigno, CVU Batana

    Photo exhibition for young authors

    CVU Batana

    Photo exhibition for young authors


    CVU Batana
    Trg brodogradilišta 2, Rovinj T: +385 (0)52 830 711

  • Adriatic Squid Days

    01.12.2016 - 08.01.2017

    Umag-Umago, Novigrad-Cittanova, Buje-Buie, Brtonigla-Verteneglio

    Gastronomical event

    Gastronomical event

    That the domestic squid really is a truly delicious morsel, gourmets shall be persuaded durnig the Days of adriatic squid all over the restaurants on North-west Istria. They will, at affordable prices, offer full course menus based on adriatic squid, all in combination with local wines i olive oils of highest quality.

    This gourmet manifestation, apart from presenting an additional motive for visiting North-west Istria at the time of Christmas holidays, is endeavoring to valorize remarkable squid from the Adriatic Sea, which is hunted just in winter period. It intends to raise awareness of their value in the kitchen and encourage caterers to devise new and creative recipes based on this sea food.

    From a cheap, almost despised food, squid are on the Adriatic coast in the last half century turned into a favorite specialty. They have a delicate taste of the sea and are an exquisite medium for different flavors. They can be treated aggressively, with vinegar, hot peppers and aromatic herbs, and gently, with a few drops of lemon and a bit of chives.
    Enjoy your meal!


    Sjeverozapadna Istra
    T.: +385 (0)52 741 363

  • Dreamlike Book Fair in Istria

    01.12.2016 - 11.12.2016

    Pula-Pola, Dom hrvatskih branitelja (House of Croatian defenders)

    22nd Pula festival of books and authors

    Dom hrvatskih branitelja (House of Croatian defenders)

    22nd Pula festival of books and authors

    The largest book fair in Croatia, and an important literary event in Istria, takes place in the Secession-style building in Pula and, in addition to Croatian publishing, it promotes regional European publishing efforts. Apart from the sale of books at reduced prices, the Fair stages a range of other events: promotions of recent titles, meetings with authors 'Breakfast with authors', concerts, stage and video presentations, exhibitions - thus becoming a true book festival.

  • Istria Advent Coral Meeting

    01.12.2016 - 31.12.2016


    International choir meetings

    International choir meetings

    International Choir Meetings and Concerts where choirs will present their work with performances of traditional and popular songs for Christmas and New Year time. Concerts will be held on various locations in Istria.


    +385 52 800 280

  • Istrian winter running league



    12. winter league runnin season

    12. winter league runnin season

    12th anniversary of the Istrian winter league proves how popular running is in Istria. There are different recreational 6 or 9 kilometre races being held throughout the entire winter, up until March. Make sure not to miss the upcoming exciting adventures.

    Entry fee will amount 100.00 HRK and it’s paid by the purchase of starting number which is valid for all races. There will be trails of different profiles, properly marked, which length ranges from 6 km to about 9 km.

    Istrian Winter Running League 2016/17
    1. round: 06.11.2016. Umag
    2. round: 20.11.2016. Poreč-Parenzo
    3. round: 04.12.2016. Pazin
    4. round: 18.12.2016. Medulin
    5. round: 15.01.2017. Sveti Petar u Šumi
    6. round: 29.01.2017. Rovinj-Rovigno
    7. round: 12.02.2017. Tupljak (Pićan)
    8. round: 26.02.2017. Pula-Pola
    9. round: 05.03.2016. Rabac

  • Santa Clause's House

    05.12.2016 - 27.12.2016

    Kaštelir-Castelliere, Dvorana KUD-a (The KUD's Hall)

    Christmas fair and workshops

    Dvorana KUD-a (The KUD's Hall)

    Christmas fair and workshops

    ...."Santa, this place, what did you say its name was – Kaštelir, is nice. I like it so much, it is neither too warm nor too cold and European countries are all very close for you to distribute the gifts. We could stay here until Christmas."...

    This is a part of the story "Why Does Santa Clause Have a House in Kaštelir?" which will be shown in the small puppets theater as part of the Santa Clause House program. It is just one of many activities prepared for the children in this holiday season by the Kaštelir-Labinci Tourism Office. Tourism office is supported by locals and the local government. Thanks to the participants and sponsors all necessary material has been collected. Product of this hard work is the first Santa Clause House in the surroundings. It might have been better if we bought everything.. but it is certainly the most original.



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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

  • 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

  • Best Beach Holiday Destination 2013

  • Istria Top Summer Food Destination 2013

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.