OPRTALJ – CHESTNUT FESTIVAL

ISTRIADUCTION  October | Working time:  Weekend Event | Free Entrance October in Oprtalj is dedicated to Kestenijada. The first manifestation of this kind in Istria offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy this typical autumn fruit growing in the forests of the Oprtalj region. The event takes place in Oprtalj, in four differently different locations but interrelated with the theme of chestnut and riches of autumn fruit. On the square at the parish church pastry and pastry-bakery trades will present the sweet side of gastronomic offer on chestnut basis. Pastry workshops are also organized for all interested parties. At the same location, its products will be presented by producers of agricultural products from Oprtalj Municipality. There are two already traditional exhibitions, hunting trophies and mushrooms, and exhibition of works by participants of a small art colony. On the square at Lođe you can taste salty chestnut based dishes as well as mushroom and game boilers prepared in front of visitors. Raw and roasted chestnuts will be prepared and sold on several locations, along with a large bakery on the square in Lođe.

2018-10-29T12:54:27+00:00 By |Oprtalj-Portole, Things to do|

CATCHING “STRIJELKA” – BLUEFISH ON THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF FAŽANA

ISTRIADUCTION August - September | No Working time | Fishing Licence Along the southwestern coast, you can go hunting for bluefish. These active fish love the surface bait, so you need a rod, active hand and can be started. First of all you need to make sure that you have the strong lines because of sharp teeth that cut nylon. The resolution is the wire or a very thick nylon. We picked up the location and set off with our equipment on our adventure and fishing stunts. Along with the classic equipment we also took old shoes to go in the water because of the very shallow water. After a few simulations of fish with our rod, we could see the bluefish tracking and after a few minutes, there goes the action. First of all, we saw the other fish coming out of the water because the fish was followed by the bluefish. And after a couple of seconds kick on our rod and it is time for an action. It is necessary to make sure that the bluefish remain on the hook and it is not easy. After a few minutes of

2018-10-05T11:52:31+00:00 By |Fažana-Fasana, Things to do|

SPECTACVLA ANTIQVA GLADIATORS IN ARENA PULA

ISTRIADUCTION June - September | Working time: 20h | Pay per entrance Spectacvla Antiqva is the name of the project that takes place in Pula’s amphitheater once a week. In the evening hours, we have been in the Arena to see gladiator fights. We had a privilege to see ancient Roman soldiers,  citizens, clothing, and hairstyles. First, we made a couple of photos of the old Roman soldier at the entrance of Arena then we proceed to the stone seat :).  In the beginning, the narrator explains everything about the program and gladiators on English and it is easy to catch all the facts. After showing old Roman customs, habits, for example, selling women, the show continues with gladiators. The gladiators were usually criminals, war prisoners and slaves trained for fights and we have enjoyed gladiator fights with real weapons. At the end of the fight, the crowd can decide if the gladiator is going to be killed or get mercy. The last decision is on the emperor and he will decide the end of the fight with thumbs up or down. The last shouts will be of Mitte! (Let him go!) or Iugula! (Kill him!) it was fun. It was very interesting after the show because

2018-10-05T12:10:07+00:00 By |Pula-Pola, Things to do|

SNAILS FESTIVAL – FESTA DELLE CIOCHE – FEŠTA OD PUŽI IN GALIŽANA

ISTRIADUCTION  In August | Working time: All day| Free Entrance Snails Festival - Festa delle cioche - Fešta od puži is hold every year in mid-august (15.08.). Traditional festival of the snail is place where you can taste various snail specialties. Due to the highly prized meat snails dishes are considered a delicacy. Snails are prepared according to traditional recipes. During the day you have in the city a lot of things from photo exhibitions, different performance, race on ball bearing vehicle, bike tour, music, etc... One of traditional main event is as local call it “zamašćeni stup” , definitely have to see it. There is a lottery at end of the day (around 23:00 +/-), wait and see how lucky you are. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-08-28T10:31:51+00:00 By |Things to do, Vodnjan-Dignano|

FISHING ADRIATIC SEA BREAM WITH TRAVELER FROM BERLIN ON GORNJI KAMENJAK NEAR PREMANTURA

ISTRIADUCTION  In June | No Working time | Free Entrance Who doesn't like to fish when you are in Istria?! We love fishing as a sport and as the time to relax. After we bought a permit we went to the Gornji Kamenjak. It was a wonderful day for fishing. First you will see beautiful landscapes merged with sun, sea and nature. After a couple of beautiful photos, it is time to find a right place to set all your fishing gear.  We bought the bait and ready to throw it into the sea. With a small fishing school, the German was ready to catch his fish. And after a few hours, we caught "oradela" and then the "baraj" (local names). After a few minutes of photographing the fish were returned to the sea as catch & release. Tips For fishing you need to get permit so you should plan that before you go fishing. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-10-05T12:21:53+00:00 By |Medulin, Things to do|

FIREFIGHTERS DAY AND CELEBRATIONS OF SV. FLORIJAN IN MARTINČIĆI

ISTRIADUCTION  In May | Working time: 16-00h | Free Entrance Firefighters day and celebration of protector  Sv. Florijana has been celebrating since 2008.  in church Sv. Florijan near villages Kave and Martinčići. It is the only church Sv. Florijan in Istria. Tips. Due to non-stable weather mass was hold on in Grožnjan after ceremony everyone was direct to Martinčići were celebration was hold on. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-08-21T09:34:01+00:00 By |Grožnjan-Grisignana, Things to do|

DINOPARK FUNTANA PREHISTORIC ATMOSPHERE FOR FAMILY FUN NEAR POREČ

ISTRIADUCTION From 31.03. - 14.10.2018. | Working time: 10-18h | Pay per Entrance Dinopark Funtana is the prehistoric atmosphere show park. It is located in the Funtana, near Poreč. Dinopark Funtana offers many other kinds of fun activities in which can enjoy kids and parents. There is also big show arena, which includes daily performances of different shows. Tips: Don't hesitate to take a ride on dinosaurs or ponies, it is the unique experience that you will enjoy it. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-04-30T10:37:55+00:00 By |Poreč-Parenzo, Things to do|

WITH SAUSAGE IN EU – INTERNATIONAL SAUSAGE FAIR IN SV. PETAR U ŠUMI

ISTRIADUCTION  In March | Working time: All day | Pay per Entrance "With sausage in the EU" fair brings together various producers from all over Croatia to try for the best sausage fair. If you are a fan of dry meat products this is an event for you. At the tables, you can find a variety of sausages, Kulen, cheeses, olive oil and desserts. At the entrance, you need to buy a ticket so that you can enter the fair and try different products. Except for gastro content, in the background, you will hear the sounds of the harmonica or the local band. MORE ISTRIAGO COLLECTIONS

2018-03-05T09:53:56+00:00 By |Sveti Petar u Šumi, Things to do|