Who says a true winter Christmas cannot be experienced at the sea. When the continent winters is strong and freezing, the opposite is the Christmas time spent on the Croatian islands. Be sure to bring your sunglasses, but don't think you won't experience a real, winter, Christmas adventure. And some of our beautiful Croatian islands have shown the real Christmas spirit.
Rab - the most beautiful Advent on the Adriatic islands
The most beautiful island Advent on the island of happiness - Rab. Fans of the holiday magic will be able to enjoy the Advent on Rab this year, which has prepared a rich cultural, entertainment and gastronomic program on the occasion of the 5th anniversary. On November 26, with the traditional lighting of Christmas tree lights, the Most Beautiful Island Advent begins, and on the same day, a large Christmas fair opens. This year's Advent will be held in two squares - St. Christopher's, which will provide a large skating rink, while the Municipium Arba will be the center of catering and local specialties as the music events. One of the most visited places will certainly be the fairy-tale decorated Dorka Park, a place of traditional Advent candles, and the Boškopini Park will be appropriately lit and decorated. The arrival of Santa Claus descending the New Waterfront on Christmas Eve guarantees excitement and fun, also Santas on motorcycles. In addition to numerous choir performances, local bands and arts groups, guests will also be entertained by performances by numerous Croatian musicians. The most beautiful island advent has so far proved to be extremely popular, both among locals and foreign guests, who have chosen Rab for their holidays. All of them will have the opportunity this year to have an unforgettable experience of the Advent on Rab until the 7th of January, when this unique event on the Adriatic lasts. Experience a different Rab, which beside Christmas decor and the Advent program, also offers a rich range of outdoor activities - that is, a Rab experience that is not based only on sun and sea.
Advent on Vir
Advent in Vir brings great program and attractive performers bring back the holiday spirit at the central square. Every Advent Saturday, one Advent candle is lit on the wreath, ollowed by concerts and releasing of lanterns. On the feast of St. Stjepan, the Christmas bike ride on the route Zadar - Vir takes place.
Advent on Lošinj
The most beautiful Christmas story awaits you this year in Lošinj with an interesting Christmas and New Year's Eve with many surprises. Occasional Advent stands are located on the town square in Mali Lošinj, as well as fairs and the Santa's Christmas house. Decorating and even soaking Christmas tree in the sea, animation for children, music, dance and entertainment programs, as well as humanitarian activities as well as gastronomic surprises will surely attract many visitors. Traditional Champagne morning toast for the Old Year Farewell, and thanks to the pleasant climate and temperatures, the bravest can take part in the traditional New Year's swim.
Advent in Krk
Advent time in Krk is full of events, concerts, workshops and exhibitions that will surely satisfy even the most discerning visitors. From November 27 to December 24, the semi-dome next to Veli Park and the nearby Decumanus Gallery are the main locations for Advent events. The large park is illuminated by three kilometers of lights, and visitors can expect a five-meter-high Advent ball with 10,000 lights, as well as a light-up Cinderella's carriage. On weekends, there are concerts and a special gastronomic offer, which will be catered for by caterers in five advent houses where you can try traditional Krk dishes.
Advent in Pag
Advent in Pag lasts from Saturday, November 26, with the lighting of the first Advent candle on Petra Krešimir Square, until the end of December. The program is full of cultural, musical and artistic events for all ages and is held at several locations in the city. A special attraction is the Ice rink called Frozen Fairy. Every day you can enjoy Advent with good entertainment, a selection of food and drinks, a Sunday Advent tombola and various musical guests and surprises.