At the beginning of the year, when most of the continent is trapped in the snow and ice, Istria becomes a place of great fun and sports adventures. We have prepared for you the list of the most interesting upcoming adventures.
Brtonigla Adventure Trek
The race participants enjoy the beautiful landscape around the river Mirna and the surrounding hills, run through the woods, vineyards and olive groves, walk up the hills and visit typical Istrian towns which offer unforgettable views of mountain Učka to the Adriatic Sea!
This year, the trekking event IstraTrek is organized in Pula - and takes you back to the time when Pula was the most important port of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy.
Each year, this race is held at a different location on the peninsula and you are invited to bring your compass and map and explore steep hills, muddy valleys, impassable forests and picturesque towns.
Enjoy this amazing trekking experience!
Salute to Spring
In order to celebrate spring arrival don't miss the unique night hiking to Skitača. Start from the main square in Labin Old town through hiking trail to the Oštri peak and Skitača, the village in the southernmost part of the Labin peninsula with one of the highest peaks in Labin area.
Istarsko Proljeće - Istrian Spring
An interesting international cycling race that during four days of its duration passes through the Istrian peninsula, mostly it's inland part, as well as nearby the coast.
Professional and continental category teams are usually the main participants in the Istrian Spring race among which future champions and winners of stages on the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España can often be found hiding.
Come and cheer for your favourites!
Plava Laguna Half Marathon
When nature awakens and first rays of light after long winter light up the sea waves and pine trees across the Adriatic coast, Laguna Poreč half marathon is waiting for you with new races on the new courses. Poreč will host all runners and their spectators who would like to join half marathon and other slightly shorter tracks.
We invite you to visit charming Istrian towns and wish you a pleasant active vacation in Istria!