Croatia is a country that conquers the hearts of travelers with its amazing history and culture, mysterious and shrouded in the atmosphere of ancient cities and magnificent places of nature. Having been here once, I want to return here again and again. You can save memories of this wonderful country by taking with you original souvenirs from Croatia.
- Vuchedolskaya dove
- Products from Brac stone
- Fur slippers
- Meat delicacies
- Olive oil
- Pag cheese
- Handmade candles
- Mountain honey
- Jam made of figs
- Cookies "Paprenjak"
- Gingerbreads "Licit heart"
- Chocolate with pepper
- Salt with spicyand Pag
- Truffles and truffle paste
- jewelry and jewelry
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One of the first places in the list of what to bring from Croatia, took the alcohol produced locally. Wine-making here is at a very high level and all strong alcoholic beverages have a very high quality. Lovers of light drinks will appreciate the incredibly aromatic berry wine from raspberries, strawberries and blackberries. You can also choose a bitter tincture of "Pelinkovac" or buy a bottle of Croatian cognac.
Croatian winemakers offer several hundred varieties of wines, many of which are considered elite. Among the most popular brands are Malvasia, Zhlahtyna, Kuyundzhusha, Teran, Opolo, Dingac or Potup.to contents ^
A nice souvenir with a local flavor will be Croatian grape vine grappa. It is prepared according to a special recipe, insisting on lemon and berries, and for giving originality they pour the drink into bottles in the form of a ship. You can also buy a bottle of grape vodka "Losavac".to contents ^
Cherry liqueur "Maraskino", which has been produced for several centuries according to a special recipe in the city of Zadar, is especially popular in Croatia. No less known is a liqueur prepared from pears - "Kruskovac".to the table of contents ^
Traditional Croatian tinctures are usually served as an aperitif. The most popular of these is plum brandy "Slovivica" or, infused with fragrant herbs, "Travarica".Pretty piquant taste in the bitter tincture "Pelinkovac", which has a very specific taste.to contents ^
The products produced by Croatian brewers deserve recognition all over Europe and are very popular. Among the most famous brands of beer: "Ozujsko", "Karlovacka", "Tomislav".to the table of contents ^
You can bring a copy of a cult vessel - the famous Vuchedolka dove - to memory from Croatia. A vessel made in the form of a bird is made by Croatian potters for several centuries. Buying a copy of the Vuchedol pigeon, it is worth remembering that the product is very fragile and it needs to be transported carefully.
A perfect gift for any man will be a tie. In this country, a very special attitude to this element of the men's wardrobe.
The fashion for wearing neckties went exactly from Croatia, for many centuries Croatian men wore neckties as an integral part of the national costume and subsequently began to take an example from them in other countries. On the shelves of local shops you can buy ties of various colors.
Seafood is very popular among tourists. Very beautiful ornaments, original watches and even chandeliers are made by local masters from corals, seashells and sea stars.back to contents ^
Items from the Brač stone
Croatia is famous for its abundance of national souvenirs, reflecting the color of each region of the country. The island of Brač, for example, is famous for its artwork from the Brač stone, which was used in the construction of the Capitol building in Washington. From the Brač stone, figurines of traditional dolls, vessels, watches, jugs and other items are made.to the table of contents ^
The lace of Paris is considered to be one of the most elegant souvenirs of Croatia. Skilful masters of the city of Paga do their masterpieces only by hand, using only the finest thread and needle. Croats proudly call the Paje lace "white gold".to the table of contents ^
Lavender is one of the most pleasant and budgetary souvenirs that can be brought from Croatia. Lavender is grown in ecologically clean areas and is assembled exclusively by hand. Lavender bouquets can be used at home, in the office, and in the car. You can buy dry lavender in a canvas bag, lavender oil or cosmetics on its basis.to the table of contents ^
Having bought fur slippers, you can give your loved ones a piece of Croatian heat. They are not only very warm, but also very comfortable. Croats call such slippers in different ways: natikače, papuče, japanke, sandale.to the table of contents ^
Among the culinary souvenirs from Croatia special place is occupied by traditional meat delicacies, which in each of the regions of the country have their own peculiarities. The most popular are the Dalmatian chokol, as well as the meat serving of the bejjala and all kinds of meat pates.
The recognized leader among the Croatian culinary masterpieces is the prosht. This is a specially prepared pork ham, which is first felled, and then smoked. Traditionally, it is served with olives, cheese and onions, and you can buy it in a gift box. Pears are cut into very thin slices and, carefully packed, are sold in all grocery stores.to the table of contents ^
Traditional Croatian sausages will be enjoyed by lovers of gastronomic souvenirs. You can please your loved ones with such kinds of sausages as the Slavonian kulen, or the famous Samobor( Zagorian) sausages.to contents ^
Olive oil from Croatia is not inferior in quality to Greek and Italian. Bottles with olive oil are an excellent inexpensive souvenir. The best in Croatia is Dalmatian olive oil, which has excellent taste characteristics.back to contents ^
Paz cheese is known far beyond Croatia, the production technology of which has a number of features. It is made from sheep's milk according to a special recipe, necessarily soaked in olive oil. Thanks to the exclusively natural ingredients and the use of herbs, the Paz cheese has a special flavor and aroma.to the table of contents ^
Croatia is the birthplace of the fountain pen. Handles «Nalivpero», which became one of the Croatian brands, were invented in the early twentieth century by a talented engineer Slavovalub Penkala, who issued a patent for his invention. A beautiful gift will be an elegant and stylish fountain pen.to the table of contents ^
A list of souvenirs from Croatia will be replenished with curly colorful candles, which are abundantly presented on the shelves of souvenir shops. In the city of Rovinj, you can watch how craftsmen make curly candles on the street, and immediately buy such a memorable souvenir.to the table of contents ^
In Croatia, prepare a lot of all kinds of sweets - cakes, pies, sweets. Be sure to try the slave cake, the history of which goes back several centuries, and the recipe for a long time was kept in the strictest secrecy. It can be bought in almost any confectionery, and to make it more convenient to transport a delicacy, the cake will be packed in a special way.to the table of contents ^
Croatia, as is known, is a southern and mountainous country, and these features of its location make it an excellent place for the production of honey. A jar of fragrant useful honey can be purchased during an excursion to the area of the famous Plitvice Lakes. Croatian beekeepers often experiment with tastes and offer their guests green honey from acacia with extracts of mint, broccoli, molodila and nettles. Pretty unusual and juicy combination.to the table of contents ^
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figurine. You can please the sweet tooth with a jar of jam cooked from a fig tree at the family factory "Sinjorina Smokva".Fig in Croatia is one of the most common fruits and is sold everywhere and everywhere. You can bring and dried figs.to the table of contents ^
A very delicious treat is the famous Croatian "Paprenjak".This is a rather unusual dessert, which has become a reflection of the uneasy historical path of the whole country."Paprenjak" is a biscuit, in which there is pepper, symbolizing the bitterness of prolonged wars on the territory of Croatia. Bitterness from pepper covers sweet honey, which personifies the natural beauty of this amazing country.to the table of contents ^
Gingerbread "Litsitarskoe serdtse"
It is impossible to go to Croatia and not try the traditional gingerbread "The Lycithic Heart".This is a sweet, cooked in the form of a heart from a reddish-colored honey dough covered with glaze. It is generally believed that if a girl received a "litsitarskoe heart", then this is a kind of declaration of love.to the table of contents ^
Chocolate with pepper
In the pastry shops of Croatia there is a huge selection of oriental sweets, among which the most popular is dark chocolate with pepper. It has a completely unique taste. Such chocolate will please any gourmet.to the table of contents ^
Salt from the island of Pag
Salt from the island of Pag, which is the main salt extraction center, is on the list of compulsory souvenirs from Croatia. It is sold in different packages, both in its pure form, and with the addition of herbs and it will be an excellent addition to any dish.to contents ^
Truffles and Truffle Paste
A common souvenir from Croatia is truffles that are sold in pickled form in glass jars, and in dried kind in a special package. On sale, you can also find such a delicate delicacy as truffle pasta.to the table of contents ^
Jewelry and costume jewelry
The fair sex representatives can be pleased with handmade ornaments, which in Croatia are very popular - they are called "Morchic".The assortment of these products includes brooches, key chains, earrings, pendants and pendants in the form of a capped Moor's head. The history of these ornaments goes back to the beginning of the XVII century, when they served as a guard for sailors and fishermen.
Another very popular decoration, which can be purchased in Dubrovnik - Perugia. This is artfully made by goldsmiths gold balls, from which make gorgeous necklaces.to the table of contents ^
You can not export
- antique items that are of high historical and artistic value;
- archaeological materials;
- animal skins;
- weapons and drugs.