• 4th Kvarner Shrimp Festival


    Rabac, Riva (Waterfront)

    18:00 - 23:00 h

    Riva (Waterfront)

    Have a taste Kvarner shrimps, the most popular seafood delicacy of our region, in a relaxed and fun sea setting on the waterfront in Rabac. Local caterers will prepare Kvarner scampi (shrimps) dishes caught by the local fishermen, Alba Fisheries Local Action Group members. Besides the sea specialties, festival guests will be offered with the local award-winning wines. In just four years Kvarner Shrimp Festival has become a popular event in Istria and Kvarner, contributing to recognition of Rabac gastronomy and the extension of local delicacies offer from the local restaurants.


    Lokalna akcijska grupa u ribarstvu Alba

  • Night sightseeing tour

    11.06.2019 - 10.09.2019

    Labin, Stari grad


    21:30 - 23:00 h

    Stari grad


    On Tuesdays at 9:30 PM, from June 11 to September 10, discover the secrets of Labin Old town during a free night sightseeing tour in Croatian, English, German and Italian.

    Your female guides dressed as Sentona-the patroness of travellers-will introduce you with the ancient people known as Liburni and the outcome of the battle with the Uskoks, while their male colleagues wearing miners' uniform will proudly tell you all about the famous Labin Republic and the local miners' riot. Get to know the exciting lives of Matthias Flacius, Labin native theologian and a close associate of Martin Luther, a Labin-born socialist Giuseppina Martinuzzi and Josip Belušić, the inventor of speedometer.

    Find out how a mine replica was built in the National museum at Battiala-Lazzarini palace, and finish your tour in front of Negri palace with indigenous Istrian produce tasting.

    Tours start at 9:30 PM in front of Info point at Labin Old town, and finish at 11 PM in front of Negri palace.


    Labin Art Republika
    Titov trg 11, Labin

  • Istrian Lifestyle

    14.06.2019 - 13.09.2019

    Rabac, Riva

    Hand made & gourmet fair on Fridays

    20:00 - 23:00 h


    Hand made & gourmet fair on Fridays

    This summer at the waterfront in Rabac on Fridays enjoy the indigenous Istrian produce at the traditional handmade and gourmet fair Istrian Lifestyle.

    Taste and choose world award winning olive oil and Labin area wines, meat delicacies - Istrian prosciutto, sausages, dried pork loin, home-made juices and jams, goat cheese...

    Relax with live evergreen music, seductive scents of lavender produce and choose original hand-made souvenirs.


    TZ Labin-Rabac
    Aldo Negri 20 T.+385 (0)52 852 399, +385 (0)52 855 560

  • Rabac Open Air

    15.06.2019 - 28.08.2019


    Entertainment program

    Entertainment program

    After a successful first and an even more successful second year, Rabac Open Air returns to the streets of Rabac. The festival motto invites us to celebrate life and its little pleasures - and what better time to do that than during the longer days that give us a few extra hours to enjoy?

    In 2019, domestic and foreign visitors will once again get to enjoy four different program categories, which encompass music, theatre, interactive children’s programs and open-air movie screenings, all summer long. Programs packed with surprises, entertainment, magic, music, laughter and acting will delight the residents of Rabac and their guests of all ages.

    Also, Rabac Open Air will continue its cooperation with the festival’s program partner Labin Art Republic for the third year in a row, thus enhancing the festival program with activities and events in nearby Labin, creating synergy between Labin and Rabac and providing visitors with high-quality and interesting content throughout the summer.

    The hotel company and main festival sponsor Valamar Riviera has made its mission of “innovatively managing holiday tourism with the goal of creating unforgettable experiences for guests” a reality by launching and becoming a partner of the Rabac Open Air Festival. Valamar’s facilities along the coast of Rabac are the perfect backdrop and venues for most of the festival events.

    Rabac Open Air Festival has also received support from the Labin-Rabac Tourist Board, whose goal is to constantly improve the reputation of Rabac as one of the leading Croatian tourist destinations.

    Don’t miss these summer experiences, which you will always remember.

    See you in Rabac!

    » FB_Rabac Open Air

  • Summer Carnival



    Entertainment event

    Entertainment event

    Once again the traditional summer carnival in Rabac will make everyone dancing on the waterfront and promenades. Hosted by the local carnival group Labinjonska kompanija domoća folšarija, from 7 PM the international carnival parade gathers in front of Maslinica bay hotels. Accompanied by the brass orchestra, drums and accordions the cheerful parade will walk down the Rabac promenade all the way to waterfront, where carnival groups present their masks, fun acts and dance choreographies. Afterwards join the masquerade dance till late night.


    TZ Rabac-Labin
    Aldo Negri 20, T.+385 (0)52 852 399, +385 (0)52 855 560

  • Labin Art Republic

    01.07.2019 - 31.08.2019

    Labin, Stari grad (Old Town)

    Festival of arts and culture

    Stari grad (Old Town)

    Festival of arts and culture

    Labin art republic is a project of reviving historical and cultural heritage of the medieval Istrian town of Labin.

    In July and August the town of Labin transforms into an authentic little art republic. Its small theatre, the church, the old square, streets and the flight of stairs take the role of a stage. Various theatre groups and musicians perform on its ‘boards’.

    Ateliers, galleries and collections are open for visitors. More than thirty academic painters work in the town. Do not miss the athmoshere of the town to which the Labin art republic gives a completely new visual identity.

    This summer walk around the Old town and meet the local historical figures, such as the protestant church reformer Matthias Flacius Illyricus, a socialist Giuseppina Martinuzzi and a local mine worker.


    Titov trg 11 T. +385 (0)52 866 852


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Tourist Board is not responsable for any decision of the organizers to change the terms, participants, programmes and prices or to cancel performances

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  • 10 Best European
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  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

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