Umag Things to Do

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    Sweets

    by olja1234 Updated Mar 18, 2012

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    One of the well visited stalls is this one in my photo. The lady makes so called cotton candy - three different sort of them: pinky coloured is strawberry tasted, light blue one is blueberries tasted and a natural white. Children love them, especially coloured ones. Each costs 10 Kun (almost l,5 Euros).

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    Timy and Manca

    by olja1234 Updated Mar 18, 2012

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    Last time I hosted at my place in Savudrija also my friend's granddaughter Manca. She is very fond of my Timy, who is present almost everywhere. Enclosed photo is taken in Umag, during one of the trips there from Savudrija.
    It is worth taking a tourist train which drives every 20 minutes from Katoro to Umag. Ticket for adults costs 10 kun and for children 5 Kun - one way.

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    Fiat

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 15, 2006

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    I couldn't resist to take this photo. Good old Fiat (Ficho) remodeled into remarkable red and yellow coloured cabriolet, with the licence plate of Ljubljana. This photo was taken from the tourist train, and the driver was so kind to stop for a momemt. Yes, some people are so inventive indeed.

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    Sunset

    by olja1234 Written Aug 15, 2006

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    And one of the things I like the most when I'm at the seaside, are those marvellus sunsets...when the sun becames more and more red - hot...and sinks bellow the horizon at last. I never get tired of those amazing views.

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    Riding pony

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 15, 2006

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    For a fees of 20 Kun - it's almost 3 Euros you can ride a pony. Owner leads the pony with the rider for a short walk up and down the promenade (riva). I think it's for children only. A granddaughter of my friend in the photo couldn't resist... she adores horses.

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    Promenade

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 15, 2006

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    In late afternoon, a promenade which winds from the old city core and leads alonside the coast, revive. Door to door , close together invite you souvenir shops, stalls with diverse stuff, outdoor caffes...Local people and tourists walk up and down the promenade, meet friends there, have a dinner, or a drink, an icecream may be...
    Cultural and historic sites are often used as a stage for concerts and other events.

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    Old part of the town

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 15, 2006

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    Old town core is situated on a peninsula, between two bays. There you can find picturesque squares, narrow streets, some very good restaurants with tipical istrian dishes and excellent local wine. One, actually two of them are seen on my enclosed photo.

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    Marine

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 15, 2006

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    Umag lies on the regional road which connects Savudrija with Novigrad. If you take a tourist train which drives from Katoro to Savudrija every 20 min., you'll pass Umag marina (Nautical Centre Umag) As you can see, it was pretty crowdy at that time.

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    The Church

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 15, 2006

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    History of area around Umag dated centuires back. In Roman times, the name Umag was mentioned for the first time. The old town core is situated on a peninsula between two bays. The baroque parish church of the blessed Virgin Mary in my photo, was built on the spot of an older church from 15th century.

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    Map of Istrian peninsula

    by olja1234 Updated Aug 13, 2006

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    During Summers, Savudrija is the place of my short trips. It is very close (about 15 km) from Slovenian border, and not more than an hour and a half drive from Ljubljana. From Savudrija, a short drive alongside the coast brings you to Umag, a town and a port on the north-western coast of Istria.

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    The Stella Maris Resort on the...

    by blos Written Sep 12, 2002

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    The Stella Maris Resort on the northern edge of Umag is a great spot for outdoor activities. They have numerous tennis courts, swimming facilities and it is a general base for things like jet-skiing, windsurfing and the like. It also plays host to the Tennis tournament every year and has a superb grandstand overlooking the Adriatic.

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