Istra peninsula is considered the largest green oasis of the Northern Adriatic and one of the most popular destinations for foreign property buyers. The spectacular shoreline has numerous bays, charming old towns, and sunny beaches. Summer sea temperatures in Istria range from 23-27 Celsius. The coast and the islands are covered with pine woods and easily recognizable green macchia. The cuisine of Istria represents a special Croatian style of cooking, a blend of inland and coastal, with recipes rich in excellent fish and seafood. In the area of Umag there are numerous entertainment, cultural, culinary, music and other events, that enable visitors to become acquainted with the tradition of the town, its surroundings and the whole destination of Istria/Croatia. The excellent Istrian wines include Malmsey of Buje, Cabernet of Porec, Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as Terrano of Buzet.