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 homegrown produce is also sold at the farmer’s market during summer. Enjoy the many flavours of Izola!

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Pier of tastes

Culinary events in the »street food« style take place on the customs pier in Izola and are marked by an excellent gastronomic offer from Izola and the surrounding area. The second event from the series is taking place during the Days of Local Mussels, so you should be able to taste this popular seafood and other flavors from the sea and the Istrian countryside. Of course, there will be an array of drinks to accompany your meal, such as local wine, gin, and craft beer. Those with a sweet tooth will be happy, too! The gastronomic experience on the Pier of tastes will be accompanied by live m...

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Farmer's market

The seasonal market »Ruba sz moje njive« (Stuff from my field) offers an opportunity for the local farmers to sell their crops.  It is part of the Kilometer Zero initiative, which has been established for several years and has enriched the gastronomic offer in Izola. The goal of the initiative is to promote the use of produce from the immediate environment and offer support to local agriculture. However, it also ensures that the dishes in Izola’s restaurants are made from fresh and local ingredients. The restaurateurs involved in the initiative undertake to use at least 80 % of ingredient...

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Pier of Tastes II: 14 May between 12:00 and 22:00

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