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Il faro A copy of the Vučedol Dove is an original Croatian souvenir. It is a copy of a vessel which was initially used in traditional ceremonies and this symbol reminds Croats about their past. Be careful when packing this souvenir especially if you want to take it home. The Vučedol Dove is very fragile. One more popular national souvenir is the miniature of Istarski kažun. It will be a nice souvenir for historians and those who like ancient and authentic things. The miniature is a traditional Croatian building in a field, where citizens kept farming tools and hid from the rain.
While communicating with Croats, remember that it is not customed to give refusals here. You will hardly hear «no» from the local inhabitants. But don’t be so happy if you have … Open
Morcic jewellery is a unique souvenir which can be found only in Croatia. Nowadays, this jewellery is made of ceramics, precious and semi-precious stones. The most common souvenirs are brooches, keychains, pendants and earrings and they all are in the shape of the Arabian head. In the past, Morcic jewellery was made of burnt to black wood and it was given as a gift for sailors for luck. Locals believe that this souvenir brings good luck and protects you from bad weather conditions. Today you can buy accessories made of polymer clay, ceramics and even precious stones. Some of the Croats believe that Morcic brings good luck.
Handicrafts made of Brać stone are extremely popular on Vis. This stone is delivered to Vis from Brač Island. Brać handicrafts look nice and the facade of the White House is made of this stone. Superstitious local inhabitants believe that the stone protects from the evil eye and ward off evil spirits. You decide whether the stone has supernatural qualities or not but this souvenir looks nice and it can be a nice gift for your close people. A small packet of lavender is what every tourist should definitely buy during holidays on Vis. It is not expensive and good for health. You can put it under the pillow to sleep better or keep it in a wardrobe to make your clothes fresh. Copyright
Vis is a small Croatian Island in the Adriatic Sea. The island was inhabited in the 4th century BC. Greeks, Romans, Italian and Austrians lived here. Vis became a part of modern Croatia … Open
In case if you want to make a gift to your colleague or a boss, pay your attention to local ties. There are no shopping malls and fashionable boutiques on the island, but you will find a great variety of ties here. There is no wonder because ties are important for Croats, it is an important part of their business suits and national costumes. What's interesting, a tie was a part of Croatian military uniform in the past. Nalivpero pen will be also a good gift for your colleague or boss. It was created by a Croatian engineer.
Be sure to buy a bottle of local wine on Vis. The capital is surrounded by vineyards which are known all over the world. Pay your attention to strong Croatian drinks such as Lozolvača rakija, Maraschino liqueur, Slivoviča and Travariča drinks. If you want to express your feelings, buy Licitar. It is a decorated biscuit made of sweet honey. It is a symbol of love in Croatia. The dessert has a long shelf life and it can be carried home. Croats usually give Licitar to their close people instead of saying «I love you».
Vis is a perfect place not only for those who are interested in history. The island is not touched by civilization and it is an ideal place for long walks. You can choose one walk for a … Open
Prśut is not a romantic souvenir but it is a tasty local delicacy. Dried ham can be found in any of the local supermarkets. You can also bring cheese from Vis, but try to pack it properly. Otherwise, the product will go off. Local lace, embroidered napkins and towels are also popular souvenirs on Vis. Remember that low price means that the product is a Chinese counterfeit. Various handicrafts made of shells and corals are also sold on the island.
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Shopping in Croatia

In Dubrovnik, it is quite difficult to find large centers with a number of shops. Trade is mainly concentrated on the central street of the Old Town of Stradun, where you can look at small shops selling clothes by local and European designers, as well as a large number of various souvenirs. The main shopping centers of the city are Lapad and Branimir. Importanne shopping center, where you can visit numerous shops, is close to the railway. The cities of Budva and Igalo are located not far from Dubrovnik. There, you can buy quality and relatively inexpensive things of leather, including bags and shoes. … Open
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