Colors of Krk - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Travelers who want to learn a lot about the history and culture of the island of Krk are recommended to visit it in late December. Every year before the start of the New Year, Medieval Festival is held in the capital of the island. Celebrations take part at the central square of the town of Krk, Velika placa. This beautiful festival is dedicated to the patron saint of the city, Sveti Stefan.
Malinska situated to the west of the island is the busiest and the most attractive beach resort. It attracts travelers with its large-scale sandy beaches, incredible Mediterranean views and … Open
For a few days the city is immersed in a unique medieval atmosphere and you can see the most unusual characters in beautiful vintage costumes in the streets. Knights and priests, royal court and jesters entertain guests every day of the festival; one of the most exciting events is jousting. It is held a couple of times a day; after exciting events holidaymakers are invited to visit other amazing activities entitled Stories of a time machine.
Holiday guests could learn about the most important events in the history of the island and get acquainted with the national culture and traditions of local people. The festival program is full of colorful carnivals and solemn parades, musical and theatrical performances, as well as fun fairs and real medieval feasts, where you can taste some delicious treats. Copyright
The island of Krk has very interesting accommodation places, some of them will particularly impress fans of country rest and health tourism. The upscale Kanajt hotel in Punat is situated in … Open
Tourists who visit the island in late May will also have an opportunity to witness an interesting holiday, the annual Wine Festival. It has long been an integral part of the culture, as almost every family makes a great house wine. The festival is attended by the best restaurants and wineries of Krk; the main center of the festival is still the same square at Frankopanska castle.
Besides drinking local wines, festival guests are invited to taste great local cheese and honey, as well as to buy amazing handmade souvenirs. This holiday won’t be complete without exciting jousts; there are interesting staged battles, concerts and other entertainment events on the square. The picturesque island of Krk is the ideal place for those who prefer event tourism and for those who want to get acknowledged with traditions of distant countries.
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National traditions of Croatia

Women in Croatia are very emancipated, especially compared to other Yugoslav republics. Very often, they are the leaders in the family and make all decisions. They seek to build careers and are in no way inferior to men in the professional field. Croatian men are distinguished by wit and a great sense of humor; they take care of themselves and know how to appreciate the women's beauty. At the same time, they do not allow themselves anything extra, except admiring and compliments. Croats are very proud of their nation and celebrate all state holidays and rituals. When the girl marries, the relatives on the part of the groom take off her veil and put on a kerchief and an apron. Such a rite symbolizes changing the status for a married woman. … Open

Traditions and festivals in cities around Krk

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