KITE FESTIVAL IN BALE
Come to the kite festival and you will learn how to make one of your favorites kite in organised workshops. The kite festival in Bale is dedicated for both children and adults. Tame your kite and rule over the istrian sky! The festival takes place in Bale, by Rovinj, at the end of may.
DAYS OF ANTIQUITY – PULA SUPERIORUM
Who were those famous Romans in actuality? Could we even have any perceptions of them? Do you long for real ancient heroes, battling gladiators or maybe for the story of Pula from the time of the Roman emperors? Do you want to be part of the setting of the rich cultural history of Roman Pula and Roman everyday life?
If so, know that every year the festival doesn’t disappoint. We’re here to ensure it all happens. This is a “journey” through the life of ancient times thus realizing a quest into the past. There is also a childrens costumated parade. So dear friends, follow us on our official website (TZ Pula), where we will keep you up-to-date about everything …(every May and June; 10-21h; Pula Forum, Pula Amphiteatre, for more info Touristboard Pula)
LEGENDFEST AND LEGENDART IN ISTRIA (Pićan)
This festival is dedicated to families with children. During the festival we are reviving folk beliefs in beings which have power of transformation into animals. Be curious and meet the wealth of Croatian intangible cultural heritage in the small picturesque place of Pićan, in the heart of Istria. The children will adore it!
FILM FESTIVAL IN PULA
July at Pula amphitheatre is reserved for Croatia film production – Pula Film Festival.
(film titles are in English). Tickets for all performances can be purchased in advance online.
JUNE- JULY – AUGUST
CONCERTS AT PULA ARENA
For fans of pop and classical music or ballet, summer evenings in the amphitheatre in Pula are truly unforgettable. Tickets for all performances can be purchased in advance online.
SWIMMING CHALLENGE IN SEPTEMBER!
The Poreč Dolphin is a swimming challenge for everyone – regardless of whether you make it to the finish line, your participation ensures you a medal and a t-shirt. You can swim with fins, on a float, freestyle, or backstroke … choose the length of the course yourself.
Registration fee is 80 HRK (about 11€). Paying direct on site, check-in zone or day before participating on pizza&pasta party.
SANTA CLAUS HOUSE
Not far from Višnjan , in the place of Kaštelir , during December visit the Santa Claus House, in which children can listen stories about nice grandpa, participate in workshops ,
write letters to Santa Claus, make gingerbreads and much more. Ticket price is 20 HRK and includes a postcard, magic Elf Cap with sign of Santa Claus House and magic tea.
LIVE NATIVITY SCENE IN SV.LOVREČ
Lovreč for a few days in December looks like Bethlehem and it provides a unique experience for all visitors. Lovreč Live Nativity Scene is reviving time of Jesus birth. There you can see Holy Family, Three Kings , angels , shepherds and many others .
Apart from Nativity Scene, in Istrian Bethlehem visitors can meet old crafts ,
taste old meals and drinks. Next to the Church of St. Martin, at the square Placa, it is held Christmas fair on which you can find domestic products and typical Istrian souvenirs.
Visit Live Nativity Scene on the next dates : 26th of December and 6th of January
For the 2020 we highly recommend to visit:
RIJEKA – THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2020 (ca. 90 km far away from our Villa)