The town of Umag, with its 6000 inhabitants, is located on the northwestern coast of Istria. It was erected on the foundations of the ancient remains of the Roman Empire, guarding the network of narrow streets and the attractive medieval urban structure.
Umag is not only a modern tourist center, but also the northwestern gate of the Adriatic as well as an entrance to Istria and Croatia in Europe. During its rich history it was fortified and conected with the land by the Romans, conquered by the Croats in IX. century, and ignited by the Genoese during the XIV. Century.
There are preserved parts of the walls and Renaissance and Baroque buildings, with the parish church of the Assumption of Mary and St. Pelegrin, patron of the city. In addition to the old town core with many restaurants where you can taste numerous Mediterranean specialties, it is worth mentioning also the autochthonous settlements of the Umag hinterland, whose slopes are covered with lush vineyards known for their taverns, local specialties, and by its celebrations of grape harvest with distinctive folklore event.
The 45 km long articulated coast with pebble and rocky beaches, bays and harbors, traditional hospitality, comfortable hotels, apartments, bungalows and camps with a variety of entertainment and cultural contents of alternative programs with numerous sports recreational opportunities, from simple sea and sun, diving, sailing, cycling, mountaineering, speleology, soccer, handball, beach volleyball and ultimately tennis, make a riviera created for a healthy and active holiday. To the internationally renowned image of Umag the biggest contributor are certainly tennis tournaments of the most famous tennis players in Umag, which are held every year and represent a unique sporting event