October has arrived and a new culinary event is approaching – the Days of the Kingdom of Fish. Just like they did with asparagus, Mediterranean mussels and cod fish, the selected Izola caterers will now pamper your taste buds with delightful fish treats that will travel from their Adriatic kingdom to your plates from 12 October until 9 November.
Days of Fish: Fruit of the Adriatic
Izola in all seasons
The experiences in Izola are marked by the colours blue and green. The blue of the sea invites us to enjoy the waves and to discover the natural and cultural heritage of the town. Meanwhile, the equally rich rural surroundings invite us to take part in active leisure time activities in the Istrian hills and romantic villages. Bad weather rarely affects our plans, since we have an average of 300 sunny days a year, but you will not get bored even with rain. When you need pampering and a quiet moment to yourself, visit one of the wellness centres in Izola.
Tastes of Izola
The proximity of the fertile lands provide for a unique blend of Istrian and maritime cuisine. The traditional dishes of the rural outskirts are based on homegrown produce, thriving among the vineyards and olive groves, while the seaside cuisine relies on fish and molluscs. Local restauranteurs are committed to the “kilometre zero” initiative, which means that you will always enjoy authentic dishes prepared according to traditional recipes, using local, fresh and wholesome ingredients. Local homegrown produce is also sold at the farmer’s market during summer.
Izola views are viewpoints that will take your breath away, allow you to create unforgettable photographs (with your loved ones or by yourself), and leave a magical lasting impression of Izola. In good weather, most of these spots offer a view of Izola in the embrace of beautiful alpine mountains, with our highest peak of Mount Triglav among them. Not to mention the magical sunsets …