Hiking / Trekking / Mountaineering
Experience the amazing combination of natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage on eleven tourist trails and paths in Labin area. From Rabac, the pearl of Kvarner Bay, over waterfalls and streams below the medieval old town of Labin and its cultural heritage, to Raša- the youngest Istrian town, the longest bay Prtlog, to stunning panoramic views from Skitača.
Walk down the 40 kilometer long Labin Hiking Trail from the lighthouse on cape Crna punta and Skitača, the southernmost points of Labin peninsula, across the historic Labin and Ripenda that tower above the "guard" Rabac, the picturesque Plomin and Sisol, the highest peak of the Plominska gora, to Brseč. Every April a traditional trekking Long Walk Day, organized by the Mountaineering Club Skitaci from Labin, is held on this route. Besides hiking to Skitača for Easter, Assumption Day St. Lucy’s Day in December, the International Walk Day in October is also marked.
The best-known race is IstraTrek, which takes place in March and runs through the most beautiful landscapes of Labin area. In April Labin and Rabac become starting points of the longest and biggest Croatian ultra-trail race 100 Miles of Istria. In October, enjoy Valamar Trail running races around the beautiful surroundings of Rabac and Labin on marked paths consisting of four different races, different lengths, intended for everyone, from top trail runners to recreational runners.
Istra Trails: Labin - Rabac - Raša Download (PDF)