Sporting events

Sporting events

Review the most popular sports events in Umag

Plava laguna Croatia Open Umag

Umag is the venue for one of the top sports and society events in Croatia. Year after year the Croatia Open Umag offers tennis fans 10 days of unforgettable sports, entertainment and gourmet programmes. Parallel to the not-to-be-missed tournament matches there are also numerous other events, including Kids Week, where children can meet in person with the tennis stars. The Istria Gourmet Festival is also a unique lifestyle event that showcases all of the culinary wealth of Istria and is the ideal place for an evening of socialising.

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Istria Granfondo

The traditional Istria Granfondo cycling race is staged in October on the roads of Umag and Novigrad. Bicycle brands in the Expo Zone, the children's programme, a fashion show, bicycle balancing competition and many prizes are sure to guarantee an excellent atmosphere for all visitors. Your planned journey to Umag, a challenging cycling destination, will be an enchanting two-wheel adventure.

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Whether you are a professional athlete, nature run enthusiast or just recreationally active and wish to try something similar for the first time, the Istria Wine Run will offer you equal satisfaction and a unique opportunity to test your endurance and get to know Istria in an entirely new way. This race boasts an impressive number of refreshment stations – as many as 17, of which 15 are wine stops in the longest category, while half marathon and relay racers can enjoy 9 refreshments stations, 8 of which are wine stops. The race puts the focus on a good time and the presentation of Istria's wine and gastro offer.

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100 miles of Istria

100 Miles of Istria is the biggest croatian trail race. Originally started in 2013 with only 237 competitors, now has evolved into +1000 competitors event and one of the most important trail running event in the region. It is ITRA certified, qualificative race for the UTMB and for the WSER.

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  • Plava laguna Croatia Open Umag
  • Istria Granfondo
  • Wine&Run
  • 100 miles of Istria