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‘Scents of Christmas’: Traditional Manifestation of Konavle Region

Once again, ‘Scents of Christmas’ manifestation will be held in Konavle, for the 11th time! This was, through a decade and more, proclaimed the best event in Croatian rural tourism and is the bearer of the Golden Charter Award ‘Sunflower of Croatian Rural Tourism’.

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‘Scents of Christmas’ in Konavle run from 2008 as the most popular Christmas carols in Croatia. In a very short period this happening became recognizable as a tourist product, and the organizer is the ‘Agritourism of Konavle’.
The event is visited by about five thousand visitors every year and it was attended by about a hundred exhibitors and producers of the genuine products of the region.The promotor of the event “Scents of Christmas” in Konavle is a Croatian actress Jelena Perčin Otašević, born in this picturesque, southernmost part of Croatia.

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Rural tourism, as well as the contents of the event have mainly been based on tradition and cultural heritage which you can experience if you join this Feast, the best in rural tourism of Croatia.

This year, programme starts on Sunday, 23rd December with a opening ceremony, a Festive Christmas Programme with music guests @ 6.30 pm. Opening of the Reception of the ‘Scents of Christmas’ will be located in the Local Museum of Konavle in Čilipi. Closing time is on Sunday, 30th December @ 9.30 pm and the complete programme can be found here.