Mild Mediterranean climate, as well as rich and varied sports infrastructure, have made Medulin a sought after destination for sports  preparations of many top athletes. Sandra Perković, currently one of the world’s best athletes, trained at the Medulin sports grounds before winning the Olympic gold medal in London.  Medulin’s exceptional tourist offer, with a variety of sports and  recreational facilities as its focal point, is not only attractive for  professional athletes, but is also an ideal place for everyone looking for activity holidays. Medulin offers a wide range of football fields, tennis courts, athletic track and practice area for many athletic disciplines. Medulin Riviera also boasts a variety of watersports. There are several sports centers providing equipment rental for diving, sailing and windsurfing, or you can try parasailing, water skiing and jet skiing. Here on the Riviera you can also experience one of the most attractive mountain bike trails in Istria, for lovers of horse riding there are two well-organized stables, or you can relax while practicing playing golf at the golf driving range.

CYCLING
The Medulin Riviera is a real challenge for cyclists. You just hop on your bike and start riding and the landscape  around you will rotate as on a film reel: cosy villages, groves, hilltops with breathtaking views, narrow winding paths between the coastline of Kamenjak and the thick macchia that feels the air with the aromatic scents of the mediterranean vegetation.

DIVING
We invite you to embark upon an adventure that will reveal all the underwater beauty of the Istrian peninsula – the abundance and diversity of its well-preserved plant and animal life, as well as its multitude of underwater walls and reefs, caves and shipwrecks.

GOLF
Did you know that golf is one of the oldest sports in history?
The beginnings of golf were mentioned in Scotland, during the 14th century and it has been assumed that the first players were shepherds who guarded on sheep at a spacious Scottish pastures. As a hole they used the rabbit hole, and sticks were made from wood.

TENIS
Istria is famous for tennis: there are some 430 clay courts for playing tennis throughout the year. The Istrian town of Umag-Umago hosts the famous ATP Tour Croatia Open, and the list of well-known tennis stars that have already participated at the ATP Tour includes Goran Ivanišević, Thomas Muster, Andrej Medvedev, Magnus Gustafsson, Carlos Moya, Sergi Bruguera, Felix Mantilla, Emilio and Javier Sanchez …

TREKKING
Istria is famous for its rich and diverse tourist offer, so for hiking lovers it provides many opportunities of the most beautiful trails. When this healthy activity joins with the pleasures offered by the natural, cultural and historical beauties, then the experience is complete. During walking from one side you have a look at the endless blue sky, the other at the bell towers of the Istrian medieval towns which are situated at the inland of Istria.

HORSEBACK RIDING
Nature and adventure enthusiasts will certainly passionately ride and discover the beauties of natural and historical monuments of this unique Mediterranean pearl.

WINDSURFING
Bearing in mind the rich underwater world, favourable winds and easily accessible coast, water sports in Istria are a must.

FREE CLIMBING
stria offers so far nine climbing sites: Zlatni rt near Rovinj-Rovigno, Lim Bay, Dvigrad, Istarske toplice, Raspadalica above Buzet, Vranjska draga near the Učka tunnel, near Pazin-Pisino, Mošćenička Draga, Vintijan near Pula-Pola and Rabac. Nine ascents on the so-called short rocks, 20-30 m high, have 270 equipped ascents. Istrian rocks, full of various obstacles, are demanding both for top athletes and beginners. Apart from the beautiful intact nature more and more prized by free climbers, the rocks mostly face the south, enabling climbers to wear short sleeves even in colder weather.

PARAGLIDING
Drawn by the magical beauty of the interior of the Istrian peninsula, passionate fliers enjoy the charms of unspoiled nature. The paragliding season lasts all year round – all that is required are favourable weather conditions, meaning the right wind direction, predominantly sunny weather free of turbulences or the bora wind.

CAVING
Drawn by the magical beauty of the interior of the Istrian peninsula, passionate fliers enjoy the charms of unspoiled nature. The paragliding season lasts all year round – all that is required are favourable weather conditions, meaning the right wind direction, predominantly sunny weather free of turbulences or the bora wind.

HANG GLIDING
Over the last ten years eight starting points for hang gliders have been set up in the area of Buzet, Učka and Ćićarija. They are ideal for large competitions, enabling flights all over central Istria – in the west to Buje-Buie, in the south to Žminj, in the north to the Slovenian border, and in the east all the way to Mt. Vojak. Owing to the mild Mediterranean climate, the flying season starts at the beginning of February and ends in November. This June you have a chance to attend the European championship where 130 pilots from 30 countries will compete!