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Istria Foodie Events in March

on February 28, 2019

Top Foodie Things to Do in Istria in March

March brings us the long-awaited spring, and with it the fresh seashells and wild asparagus which you can taste on special menus of Istrian restaurants. Also head out to taste the best olive oils in Istria at the Oleum Olivarium event in Krasica. Olive oil producers compete for the prestigious olive oil award and you can indulge in the tastings of best olive oils, delicious Istrian meals, and domestic wines. Cheers to spring!

NW Istria (Umag, Novigrad, Brtonigla, and Buje)

Days of Seashells in NW Istria (February 14 to March 20): Seashell-themed menus in restaurants.

Days of Istrian Asparagus (March 21 to May 13): Gastronomic event dedicated to asparagus.

Wine VIP event (March 15 to 16): B2B wine event in Brtonigla.

Aminess Wine & Gourmet Nights in Novigrad (March 29): Gastronomic event at Aminess.

Central Istria (Pazin, Buzet, Groznjan, and Motovun)

With Sausage in Europe in Sveti Petar u Sumi (March 23 to 24): International sausage festival.


Easter in Porec (March/April): Traditionally, sweet aromas and tastes of Easter, the biggest religious holiday, welcome Porec visitors at the main town square during the Easter weekend.

Vrsar and Funtana

Easter in Vrsar (March/April): Easter festivities.


Easter in Rovinj (March/April): In Rovinj Easter is traditionally a three-day celebration full of customs and festivities. It is a time when citizens of Rovinj and their guests enjoy traditional Easter food.


Easter in Pula (March/April): Easter festivities.

Easter in Fazana (March/April): Easter festivities.

Restaurant Week in Pula (March 15 to 24): Semiannual dining event with specially priced three-course menus at Pula restaurants.

Labin and Rabac

Easter in Labin and Rabac (March/April) Easter festivities.


Foodie Events in Istria

For additional events in Istria, visit our Istria Events page and Istria Tourist Board website.

Foodie Events in Croatia

For additional events in Croatia, visit the Croatian National Tourist Board  website.


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