DOOR TO THE ADRIATIC
North-Western Istria offers a genuine and very active conference experience. Options of activities with which you will fill up the schedule of your conference guests are countless. In Umag and its surroundings there is a very special spirit of sport in the air. It is an interesting and attractive congress destination because of its proximity to major convention markets in the region. Perhaps at the moment we can only reproach it a slightly reduced visibility.
The establishment of a convention bureau would help it a lot in terms of development and promotion of the congress product and improve its image on the international conven- tion scene. That the destination is capable is demonstrated by some big events that have recently moved to Umag from some much more famous Croatian co
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|UMAG INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2016|
|Natural and cultural factors:||4.35|
|General and transport infrastructure:||4.05|
|Numbeo quality of life Index:||4.00|
|Global Peace Index:||3.70|
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COMPARISION WITH THE REGION
Among the competing congress destinations, Umag even a year ago would be easily overlooked, but today it is already hosting the most demanding events such as the most important Microsoft event Windays. This proves that the destination is profiled as a congress and especially incentive location. To the good functioning a great desti- nation management contributes a great deal, which in a form of a clusterfrom 2010 is promoted under the brand “Colours of Istria”.
ISTRIAN TRUFFLES – are rightly called Istrian gold and represent the culmination of gastronomy offer of the largest Adriatic peninsula. It is most prevalent in Mirna valley. White truffle is the most prized species; it is picked from the beginning of October until the end of December. Truffles are an indicator of pristine nature. We recommend tasting in the form of ‘fuži’ with truffles.