A vast number of sports can be enjoyed. There is an 18 hole championship golf course as part of the Kempinski hotel near Umag. Tennis facilities are available for those wanting a social game and professional coaching for those wanting to improve their game.

Istria has many jogging and cross country tracks along the coast and in the hinterland. It offers bike trails, horseback riding and tracks for other land events.

For cycling enthusiasts there are many well mapped trails for all ranges of cyclists as well as organized cycle expeditions.

For those fond of adventure and a thirst for the extreme there is paragliding and hang-gliding, rock climbing, mountain running and mountain biking along the hilly and demanding trails, cave exploration, canyoning and parachuting.