August in Croatia
Updated: Sep 13, 2019
August or Kolovoz in Croatian, is flying by so fast! I apologize for being so late at posting this, but Igor and I have been so busy relocating to Miami, Florida. The best part about Igor's new job is we will get to spend more time in Croatia!
Now, back to all about August...this is the last month of the summer season. August is a busy month for vacationers with room rental prices being at their highest until around the 15th. You may also notice a lot of Italian tourists in Croatia at this time of year.
Events in August:
Sonus Festival in Zrće on the island of Pag: August 18th - 22nd
One of the largest and most popular music festivals in the country. Some of the world's best DJs perform across three open-air clubs along the beach. For more info. go to: www.sonus-festival.com
Renaissance Festival in the city of Koprivnica: August 22nd - 25th
A medieval festival full of knights, craftsmen, musicians, merchants, horsemen and several other entertainers. Attractions include a wooden maze, knights fighting, medieval food and drinks and medieval music. For more info. go to: www.renesansnifestival.hr
International Prosciutto Festival in the town of Drniš: August 23rd - 24th
Drniš is known for its excellent taste and quality of its prosciutto or pršut in Croatian. The event holds a prosciutto cutting competition, an entertainment program and sports competitions.
For more info. go to: www.drniskiprsut.com
Swimming Marathon in the Istrian city of Poreč: August 24th
Also known as the "Poreč Dolphin," the marathon is a fun, family friendly, recreational swimming challenge and festival at sea. Everyone is welcome, everything is allowed and there are three marathon lap choices. If you are not able to finish, a boat will come pick you up.
For more info. go to: www.myporec.com/en/what-to-do/events/18183
Fužine 2 Sea MTB Marathon in the town of Fužine: August 24th
This mountain biking race begins in the woods of Gorski Kotar and ends at Crikvenica's seashore (just a few minutes walk from our rental apartments).
For more info. go to: www.adriabike.hr/en/events/husqvarna-adria-bike-series-2019/fuzine-2-sea-2019/
Star Film Fest in the city of Sisak: August 29th - 31st
This international festival highlights the category of industrial film making it one of a kind. Enjoy film screenings, workshops, lectures and music in an open-air setting.
For more info. go to: www.sfilmfest.com
So whether it is music, medieval fun, prosciutto, swimming, cycling or watching movies, there is plenty to discover in Croatia on vacation in August.