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Combine your holiday in Croatia with these fun festivals!

TRAVEL NEWS – Press release, March 06, 2023: Croatia has all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday: an azure blue sea with beautiful beaches, unspoilt nature, cozy (coastal) towns, delicious food and fantastic events. Throughout the year, Croatia is bustling with events and festivals. From music festivals to spectacular light shows and from cultural events to sporting events and much more. Below is a small selection of upcoming festivals in Croatia. Have fun!

Festival of Lights Zagreb – 15 to 29 March 2023

Every March, as the new tourist season kicks off, the already beautiful Croatian capital transforms into a spectacular light show led by the Festival of Lights, to welcome the arrival of spring and the warm weather and invite us to enjoy the outdoors. Streets, squares, parks, buildings and landmarks become a stage for playful and breathtaking light installations and concepts. Another reason to destination to visit! Since the festival is held every spring, most of those concepts evoke awakening, new life and growth. The warm evenings invite you to stroll and discover the historic city in the light. Watch the video for an impression of the atmosphere.

Festival of Lights | Festivals Croatia
Festival of Lights | Festivals Croatia

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Hideout Festival – June 25-29, 2023

The hideout festival is the leading electronic music festival in Europe. On the beautiful zrce beach on the island Pag you can party for five days and nights on House and Techno from the world's best artists. There are five open-air stages, fantastic boat parties, sun-drenched pool parties and an azure blue sea for a refreshing swim. A winning formula that has ensured that Hideout sells out year after year.

Prefer a little more action? Then get on a banana or jet ski or make a bungee jump! Another recommendation is moon cycling. huh, what? Because of the special landscape, cycling on Pag is like cycling on the moon. There are 14 beautiful routes on the island. From Pag you can also do fantastic island hopping to explore the other islands of Croatia. You can easily reach the island of Pag from Zadar of destination.

Hideout Festival | Festivals Croatia
Hideout Festival | Festivals Croatia

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Fisherman's Day – 4 to 6 August 2023

Small towns often harbor great traditions, and Baska, located in the southeast of the island Krk, is certainly no exception, thanks to “Fisherman's day“. Since 1910 and the first fishing net pulling competitions, the cultural event has expanded, inspiring many of the visitors to immerse themselves in Baška's enduring traditions and heritage. Put on your striped shirt and a good mood is guaranteed as music and a variety of educational and recreational activities for all ages fill the weekend with that special fisherman's spirit!

Fisherman's Day | Festivals Croatia
Fisherman's Day | Festivals Croatia

But there is much more to discover in Baska. Baška is a wonderful holiday destination, known for its thirty beaches that range from quiet and natural to the large public beaches. Whether you are a fan of walking, running, cycling, climbing, diving, sailing or simply prefer to spend time in nature in a different way, the landscape of Baška will leave an unforgettable impression.

A nice hiking route is the semi-circular route that goes from the beach of Baška to the promontory of Bag Peak leads. Located on a cliff 250 meters above sea level, you can enjoy the view of Baška Bay, Vela Plaza and the island First time.

Want to know what other events are taking place in Croatia this year? View the agenda here !

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