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Konavle: an ideal place for active vacation, recreation and falling in love with nature

By  May 02, 2019

Spring in Konavle is just around the corner! It will start on Saturday, May 4th. Apart from the promotion of Konavle as a wine region with a rich tradition of gastronomy, the goal of this event organized by Agroturism Konavle is to emphasize that Konavle is an ideal place for active vacation, recreation and enjoying nature.

This year's event will be held during the four consecutive May weekends. Each with different, unique content to promote the various segments of the offer of the rural part of Konavle.

During the first weekend, on May 4th, the art colony "Konavoski koluri" is organized, where more than 30 renowned painters from the Dubrovnik area will participate. The art colony will be held at Pendza in Radovcici, or in the case of rain and bad weather conditions in the monastery of Saint Vlaho in Pridvorje, from 10 am to 4 pm. This year's art colony is dedicated to the late Jagoda Lasic, a longtime member of the Association of Fine Artists of Dubrovnik and the lover of Konavle.

From 10th to 12th of May, Agroturism Konavle will present the rural offer of Konavle and the gastronomy of Konavle at Gastrofest in Slavonia, an event attended by more than 80 representatives from different parts of Croatia and the region.

The third May weekend will be marked with many activities that will take place at the famous Konavle outdoor location – at Sisini dubi in Mihanici . On Sunday, May 19th, the first ever tournament in bubble soccer will be organized in the afternoon, and numerous activities and competitions will be organized for all the visitors.There will be horse riding, bicycling, train, rodeo, pancakes, wines from Konavle... The day will end with DJs and a spring party in nature.

The last May weekend will bring to life the tradition of transporting ice from the Konavle ice rinks to Dubrovnik with the promotion of Konavle wines and winemakers on Stradun.

Sponsors of this year's Spring in Konavle are: Dubrovnik Neretva County, Konavle Municipality Tourist Board, Dubrovnik Tourist Board and Dubrovnik Airport.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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