This summer destination, favorite among the visitors from around the world, will not disappoint you if you visit in spring. Starting with April Hvar awakens from hibernation and offers its visitors a rich cultural and gastronomic offer. In April, you can get familiar with the island's religious practices by participating in the famous procession Za krizem (Following the Cross), that is on the UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage. May offers numerous cultural events. Days of Hvar Theatre, the first civic theater in Europe, are marked. The International Festival of Radio Plays is held and at the end of the month Hvar Summer Festival starts. It is the event that attracts numerous renowned classical and jazz musicians. May 10, on the occasion of the festivities of St. Prosper, you can taste and buy local gastronomic products. Staying in the historic setting of the town of Hvar, near the sea and beautiful nature, will surely make your spring breaks unforgettable.
Recently, the famous gastronomic magazine Saveur published an interesting story about the Dalmatian cuisine, enough to make you visit this beautiful region. Hundreds of small towns on the Dalmatian islands and along the coast can be proud of their rich culinary tradition, and the locals are very proud of their specialties. Dalmatia is a paradise for lovers of Mediterranean cuisine, one of the healthiest in the world. The local cuisine is based on oily fish, olive oil, fresh vegetables and fruits prepared in a simple way. True gourmets will enjoy local wines, delicious cheeses, delicious Dalmatian smoked ham (Prosciutto) and meat dishes like Pasticada. The best place where you can taste these specialties are taverns, typical Dalmatian restaurants, where the hosts will gladly accommodate you and get you in touch with local culinary icons, traditions and culture.
Dalmatian inland is an undiscovered gem of Croatia and the perfect oasis for relaxation. If you want a true relaxation, Dalmatian inland is the right choice for your vacation. This karst area, a few dozen kilometers away from the famous summer destinations Split, Trogir and Sibenik, hides a rich cultural, historical and folk heritage. It is special due to the many old customs and traditions, that the locals nurture, and the exceptional natural beauty. Also, the local cuisine won't leave you indifferent. Given the fact that the Dalmatian inland is still visited by a small number of visitors, the accommodation prices are reasonable and therefore do not miss a visit to one of the most interesting Croatian areas. We recommend you to visit the event Alka of Sinj in August, the beautiful canyon of the river Cetina, Krka waterfalls, the city of Imotski with Blue and Red Lake, the mausoleum of the famous sculptor Ivan Mestrovic and picturesque town Vrlika.