The first festival dedicated to those who love to ride a motorbike, travel and explore the world will be held in Croatia in Umag from 23 to 26 September.
The Four Points Festival combines adventure, motorcycles, camping, entertainment, food and exhibitors in four days dedicated to two wheels and camping.
It is not a rally where you park there motorcycle. It is not a music festival and stalls. It is what was not there and comes full throttle to the motto of "We come to ride!". Word of Justyn Canovas, organizer of the event, passionate motorcycle traveler, who adds "the Four Points Festival is a new format where we will make sure that all participants are on their bikes to ride, explore, learn, challenge themselves or get lost in the breathtaking roads of the Istrian peninsula. We define ourselves as adventurers and travelers, let's prove it! ".
The Four Points Festival was designed for motorcyclists, the motto of the event is #WeComeToRide, literally "We come to ride": a Umag, a few kilometers from Trieste and from Friuli, participants will have the opportunity to discover the wonders of Istria by road or to take part in numerous activities in the saddle. For this reason we will obviously also be there to tell you live what this experience will be like, which promises to be something not to be missed.
Program, information and contacts
Participants will plan their days by choosing each day which adventure to undertake among the activities of the festival program:
- Adventure and off-road on on / off routes
- Touring and asphalt routes
- Guided tours
- We Come To Ride: the challenge!
- Enduro and circuits
- Special Activities
- Groups and contacts
Adventure and off-road on on / off routes
A series of activities dedicated to adventure, dual sport and enduro motorcycles with e .. 5 itineraries with departure from and back to the base camp ranging from pure off-road, between sand, mud and earth, to routes on asphalt with a few kilometers on Strade Bianche, suitable for motorcyclists of any level of experience: itinerario coastal, mountain itinerary, valley itinerary, historical itinerary or the "Istria Triangle".
Touring and asphalt routes
To fully enjoy the curve, the incredibles views and historians villages of Istria. These are routes that go from the coast to the mountains and which, if desired, can also go to the nearby ones islands. These itineraries will be available via GPS tracks for all those who have purchased the festival ticket but will need to choose a slot and book.
September in Istria is the season of harvest and hunt for truffle. It is a special opportunity to get in touch with the history and traditions of the place. At the Four Points Festival it will in fact be possible to participate in guided tours, obviously always in the saddle, to discover the best restaurants, vineyards and truffle markets.
We will visit cities like Motovun, Rovinj, Pula, Terrible and many others, each with its own history and characteristics, or you can choose to start from the coast and reach the mountains of the hinterland on a guided tour to discover the Croatian territory.
We Come To Ride: the challenge!
A challenge between motorcyclists based on route planning. It will be possible to compete in groups or individually and the participants will be divided into two classes: with motorcycles over 700cc or with motorcycles under 700cc.
Having established 24 points of interest scattered throughout the territory of Istria, each of which with a symbolic value ranging from 1 to 5 points, the challenge is to collect as many points as possible in 6 hours. It will be necessary to plan the ideal route taking into account the weather, the unexpected and the value of the 24 places.
Enduro and circuits
For all enduro lovers at the Four Points Festival there will be two circuits reserved for holders of the event ticket. The first circuit is located in the nearby town of Tar, while the second is in the vicinity of Pazin, in central Istria.
Technical teaching sessions for beginners and advanced pilots are also scheduled, and there will be dedicated areas to test your technical skills in the woods. In addition, to reach the circuits you can choose to travel along the beautiful dirt roads to have fun even during the transfer from the festival area to the two circuits.
The Four Points Festival is not just road touring or XNUMXWD exploration, but special activities too! Skill challenges, time trials, basic and advanced level on and off road driving schools, survival courses on two wheels, meetings with special guests, seminars and much more!
The base camp of the event will be set up in the areas of the ATP tennis tournament Croatia and Camping Stella Maris in Umag, Croatia. In addition, the organization will establish several points distributed throughout Istria where motorcyclists will be able to stop and have free water and snacks along the way. 24-hour mechanical and medical assistance is guaranteed for the entire duration of the festival.
The Four Points Festival is dedicated to adventure, touring, but also camping!
Participants can choose between different solutions, from the wildest to the most comfortable, in the beautiful Stella Maris campsite. Three options: basic camping in the Open Camp area, camping at Main Camp or Mobile Homes.
Among the services offered:
- Pitches with parking for motorbikes
- Mobile homes with bed, bathroom, kitchen and patio
- Swimming pool, bar, grills, restaurant and supermarket
- Various activities just 5 minutes walk
Mechanic and tire dealer near the campsite
Groups and contacts
The Four Points Festival is dedicated to riding a motorcycle, al traveling by motorbike, to having adventures and making new friends along the way! For this reason, Facebook groups have been created to get organized with other motorcyclists and leave together for the Four Points! Anyone is welcome!
For more information, please visit the website www.fourpointsfestival.com