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The town of Umag lies on Istria’s west coast, close to the border with Slovenia. The Old Town is compact, sitting within the remains of the 10th-century walls. In addition, a long sea wall from the 1800’s shelters the harbor.

Umag was declared European City of Sport 2018. In fact, it is much loved by tennis enthusiasts for its summer tennis camps. In addition, each July, Umag hosts to the ATP Croatia Open Umag, at the Plava Laguna tennis complex.

The SeaStar Festival takes place here in late-May, featuring rock, pop, elecronic, techno and hip-hop music.

Umag | Things to See and Do

  • Firstly, explore Umag’s Old Town. See the main square, the 18h-century St. Pelegrin Church and the Umag Municipal Museum, in a former defense tower.
  • Play tennis at Umag’s Plava Laguna resort, which has 26 tennis courts. Rental equipment and tuition are available.
  • Enjoy a round of golf at the 18-hole Golf Club Adriatic in neighboring Savaudrija.
  • Drive inland to Momjan for wine tasting at the excellent Kozlovic winery.
  • In conclusion, dine at rustic Konoba Buscina. Try the speciality of northwest Istria, fresh scallops, followed by pasta with truffles.

Marinas and Anchorages

  • ACI Marina Umag located in the north part of the town’s port is open all year. This 475-berth marina has won the “Tourism flower – Quality for Croatia” award and is a Blue Flag winner.