Welcome to Umag

Umag has been around since Roman times and has pretty much gone with the Istrian flow since, passing through the hands of various European powers (Byzantium, Venice, Austria, France, Italy) before finally ending up in Yugoslavia in 1954. Before WWI Italians made up the majority of the town's population, but today this figure is down to just over 18%.

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$60.05 Day Trips & Excursions

Discover Kvarner Bay Pearls

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Opatija CentarMeet Opatija, the pearl of Adriatic, well-known for its fragrant botanical gardens, parks and coloured villas. Glammed up as a very stylish seaside resort, this charming Istrian town has been attracting aristocrats and famous people for over a century. With the perfect mild climate all-year-around and preserved environment, Opatija is also known as a health-tourism spot. Stroll down the Lungomare promenade and enjoy the fresh air or sip on refreshing drink on one of the city's many sunny terraces.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Moscenicka DragaExplore Mošćenice, fortified hilltop town, which has been included in the list of Croatian cultural heritage sites. Settled in the picturesque landscape, this charming city has a lot to offer to its visitors. Stroll around town's cobbled streets, decorated with beautiful vaults and soak up remnants of history. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Plomin Old Town, Plomin, IstriaTo round up this incredible journey, on our way back to the hotel we'll stop at Plomin village. The Plomin Belvedere offers an incredible panoramic view of the Kvarner Bay.Duration: 15 minutes

$83.15 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Umag Walking Food Tour

Experience the beauty and history of Umag while indulging in local and unique eats along the way. This professionally guided walking tour includes 6 or more different food tastings (which provide more than enough for lunch) and a wine pairing at each of the 3 local eateries we'll visit. Examples of the stops on this tour are (note: eateries/stops are subject to change): • Buoni Amici – restaurant and pizzeria serving Istrian dishes. • Restaurant Mani – traditional restaurant with Croatian cuisine. • ItIstria – Istrian wine bar serving popular Istrian wines and dishes. • Local market – experience foods from local farms. • Town attractions - sightseeing of Umag’s highlights during the walks between eateries. Be sure to come hungry!

$80.84 Day Trips & Excursions

Venice Day Trip from Umag by High Speed Ferry

07:15 Check in begins 45min prior to departure.Here it is important to present your passport or identity card. After you collect your boarding card you will proceed to passport control. Remember you are now about to embark a ship which will take you on an international voyage.08:00 Departure from Umag.During the first 2 hour sailing from Umag to Venice over the Adriatic, our guides will give you an insight into the history of this wonderful city, the development and fall of the Republic "Serenissima" and explain what is waiting for you upon arrival to the port.During the crossing you can also enjoy a coffee or a freshly baked croissant from our fully stocked bar.10:00 Arrival in the Venetian Lagoon.Here you get a taste of what to expect so enjoy the slow and scenic 45-minute sailing through the canals which will take you to San Basilio and start your Venetian adventure. In this time you also have the opportunity to purchase any of the optional extras which will make your trip more enjoyable, special and hassle free.10:30 Disembarkation and passport control.11:00 Here the guests can choose the boat transfer (optional and at a cost)  which will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will tell you about the sights while sailing through the Giudecca canal: you will sail past the house of Elton John, church "Il Redentore" (the Redeemer), Hotel Danielli (known for movies such as "From Russia with love", "Moonraker", "The Tourist") and see the magnificent entrance into the Canale Grande. For guests that choose not to book this trip, a guide will walk with you to the city centre.11:45 Arrival to St. Mark’s square and enjoy the free guided tour where  you will hear about the old and new Procuratie, ala Napoleonica, bell tower, clock tower, basilica of St. Mark’s, Doge’s palace, Library, 2 Granit towers by the water and the "most" romantic bridge in Venice: bridge of sighs.12:15 Free time to walk to the Rialto bridge, to drink a cappuccino on St. Mark’s square or use any of the optional addons, offered by the team on the ship such as lunch or a romantic gondola ride.16:00 Meeting in the square for the return. Choose to walk with our guides or enjoy the last opportunity to visit the Canale grande with a Water taxi which will bring you back to port just in time for departure. 16:45: Passport control and embarkation. Here you must present once again your passport or Identity card and your boarding card.17:15: Departure from Venice. Sail past the city centre and Lido Island and exiting the lagoon the same way we came in. Relax in the comfortable air conditioned ship which will take you back to your port of origin. 19:45: Arrival back in Umag. Your Venice experience comes to an end and we can assure you it will be an unforgettable experience you will keep close to heart for years to come.

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One Day Boat Trip to Venice from Umag

Join us on an unforgettable trip to Venice, the city that stretches across 118 small islands connected by 400 bridges with 150 channels that flow under them. Walk across the St. Mark's Square, take a gondola ride, stroll down the narrow streets of Venice or simply enjoy the famous Italian cuisine. The old squares, beautiful palaces, churches, and galleries give a sense of going through a very vivid picture streaked with warm colors that perfectly illustrates the romantic ambiance that exudes Venice. Itinerary:  08:00 Boarding a vesselPlease arrive at a pier of Umag at least 15 minutes before the start of the trip, so that the boarding could pass smoothly. Our operatives would confirm each passenger from a list of passengers, which will be sent then to the Italian border police.08:30 Vessel departureAs soon as catamaran sails out, you can relax aboard while enjoying a cup of coffee with a freshly baked croissant (not included in price). Sailing into the Lagoon of Venice will offer us an amazing view of Venice from the open deck of the catamaran.11:00 Arrival at destinationWe will take a short walk to Piazza San Marco and, along the way, we will make a few short stops for a brief introduction of Venice. 12:00 Free timeWe recommend you to spend free time by strolling down the Venice streets and bridges while exploring channels with gondolas. Don't forget to try out the gastronomic offer of Venice. You can also visit one of Murano glass workshops where you will have the opportunity to see the whole process of glass making. We will inform you about the location and time of our departure back to the catamaran.17:00 Vessel departureOur departure would be an ideal opportunity to exchange impressions, enjoy the architecture, people and the view of Venice from the open deck of the catamaran.20:00 Excursion endEntering the Umag lagoon, we will bring our all-day-long activity to an end. Additional:- the boat doesn't have wifi- there are 300 seats on the boat- the boat has air conditioning