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Learn about the love story hidden in Croatia’s oldest lighthouse, the lighthouse in Savudrija. Standing lonely on a cliff like a mythical giant, this thirty-six metre lighthouse holds the secret of unhappy love. Legend has it that a girl from Savudrija caught Austrian chancellor Metternich’s eye while he was supervising the construction of the lighthouse here. You will have the chance to experience the sweetness of forbidden love by hiding in the shadows of the romantic lighthouse and tasting the secret love potions and aphrodisiac dishes. You can watch the lover’s secret meetings on a small boat slowly bobbing in the sea, the only witness of their passion. By the crackling fi re you will enjoy a romantic dinner and concert by the goddess Isis as well as experience the flame of love in the secure haven provided by the great lighthouse. A short drama will show you how lovers wooed in the atmosphere of a folk fair.

The year 1818 marked the construction of the lighthouse that will later serve as love nest for Count Metternich and his lover, a young woman from Savudrija. Experience the delight of this forbidden love with the sound of a crackling fire and the fragrances and flavours of love potions. Enjoy the dishes sprinkled with aphrodisiacs and follow the story of two lovers.

21st JUL, 18th AUG


ISTRIA - fascinating landscapes, medieval towns which surge in the foggy mornings as if by magic, views on the dormant valleys, intertwined with white footpaths, tales, fables, legends, a rich history and irresistalbe delicacies are all a guarantee of intense pleasure for all senses.
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Four days of Istria will stimulate all your senses. Choose a package and activities by your own preferences and create your unique holiday.
from 378 €

Location: Savudrija

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