Dubrovnik is, without doubt, stunning city with a lot to see, do, feel and taste. Beside that, Dubrovnik has magnificent surroundings with interesting summer events worth of visiting.
There is a lot of cultural and musical events in a stunning old town Cavtat in Konavle municipality, marathon of traditional boats on Neretva river, series of creative and eco-friendly workshops on island of Mljet, wine night on the fortress of medieval town Ston located in famous vineyard area and more.
Summer in Cavtat
Cavtat, a little ancient town in Konavle municipality, offers a serious of musical and cultural events that are taking place in beautiful scenery made of old town sights, stars and sea.
Cavtat Musical Evenings is a cycle of chamber music concert held from June to September in the Salon of the Pinakothek, the Church of St. Nicholas, the House of Culture and the Church of Our Lady of the Snow.
Cavtat Summer is series of entertainment and cultural events, that is on every summer from the end of June till beginning of September. Program of this events includes various music and dance shows, street performances, concerts and more. All events are free of charge.
Traditionary annual gathering of Dalmatian vocal groups called “klapa” is taking place in Cavtat at the beginning of the September. This event is recognizable by the quality of program, friendly atmosphere and unique location and stage.
Events in Area of Neretva River
Days of Neretva principality is three-day event where entire area is celebrating the tradition of the Neretva valley. There is a fair of traditional crafts, rural games, homemade products, plays and more.
The Neretva boat marathon called “Maraton lađa” is the main event of this celebration. It’s amateur sports competition. Boat marathon is a race in Neretva county authentic boats called “lađa”. This event is held annually in August. Marathon starts in town of Metković and finishes in tow of Ploče. The length of this route is 22,5 kilometers.
This event has a great role in maintaining and promoting the tradition of this area. It’s a unique opportunity for visitors to see the real authentic Neretva boats and its craw.
Mljet Eco Art Festival
Island of Mljet is real nature pearl of Adriatic and an unavoidable destination for all nature lovers. Eco Art Festival that is taking place during the summer on Mljet is the first event of that kind in Croatia.
Eco Art Festival features a series of educational and creative workshops that will be held during the July and August on a different locations all over the island. The participants of the festival will get a chance to explore and build their creativity while raising the awareness of nature conservation.
Participation in all workshops are free of charge.
The Night of Wine in Ston
Stone is small a medieval town with the longest stone wall in the Europe located in peninsula of Pelješac. Pelješac region is famous for its wine in vineyards. Vine roads and wineries are part of long tradition. Pelješac is known as a home of the best vine on the Adriatic coastline. In honor and celebrating the wine making tradition in town of Ston every year is organized The Night of Wine on the Arcimon fortress.
The Night of Wine is event that combines the best local wine with traditional food and sound of authentic Dalmatian vocal groups called “klapa”. The Night of Wine takes place on the magical Arcimon fortress in Ston old town.
The best place to stay while exploring Dubrovnik surroundings
The best place to stay while exploring Dubrovnik surroundings is in Dubrovnik surroundings. Dubrovnik riviera is a living monument of different cultures that trough history found their home in this sunny bay.
Small, peacefully settlements still near Dubrovnik, town of rich history and cultural scene sounds like a perfect place to relax and enjoy your holidays.
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