Traditional celebrations while self-catering Croatia
There are so many events to discover with your family during your holiday in Istria when staying in our Croatia villas. Most events in destinations like Umag, Buje, Brtonigla and Novigrad begin in mid-February, when it starts getting mild and sunny. One event you shouldn’t miss are the so-called shellfish days, where you can try different types of Istrian shells of scallops, mussels and oysters. Just visit any of numerous restaurants that offer dedicated shellfish menus and enjoy your food accompanied by local wines.
Events during your self-catering Croatia holidays
Should you stay in our Croatia apartments during the month of March, visit the asparagus days with your family and taste some tasteful wild green asparagus. You can find this event in Pula, Fažana, Vodnjan, Ližnjan and Marčana. Or do you prefer to celebrate the feast Gastro Spring in South Istria during March, where venison and fresh shrimps are offered?
Easter festivals on islands close to our villas in Croatia
Easter marks a new beginning as a celebration of Christ's resurrection. On Easter Sunday, food is blessed all over the country, but you can also find amazing festivals on many of Istria’s islands. Should you stay in our Croatia Dalmatia villas that are located on islands at that time, why not taste the traditional Easter bread or pamper yourself at a fine restaurant with lamb stew in one of many cities in Istria. There are also traditional food and flea markets that are very popular at that time of the year, also to get in touch with the locals.
Spring festivals in easy reach of our Croatia apartments
In Porec, the so-called Maurus festival is celebrated every year on 30th April. It offers a colourful program and is very popular among families. The city festival takes place on 21st November in Mavrova to celebrate the feast of Saint. Book any of our family villas or Croatia apartments that are located on islands, next to the beach or in the countryside and enjoy the entertainment provided.
Great events during summer
Summer in Croatia is the high season in tourism and there are numerous festivals, regattas and other events that are great fun for families and groups of friends. Why not invite some guests to your Croatia apartments to join and enjoy some unforgettable moments together. It might be worth visiting Mandalenjina, is a traditional folk festival and takes place on the last Sunday in July on the day of St. Magdalena in Višnjan and Rokova. Around the 15th August, there are also beautiful parties and parades going on, whilst at the end of the summer, the season is rounded off with the culinary days celebrating the harvest of young olive oil and young wine.