5 memories too adorable to leave Croatia without
Sep 11, 2022, 3:09 p.m.
2 minute read
Croatia is nothing short of amazing.
From its warm culture and enchanting architecture to its bustling markets, crystal clear waters and pebbly beaches, the country has a lot to offer.
It also has what it takes to become one of the most beloved travel destinations in the world.
So if you’re planning a trip to Croatia, check out these five things you need to get home.
Croatia is known for its blooming lavender fields, so it goes without saying that you should get your hands on some really cool lavender products.
Local markets offer various lavender products including soaps, essential oils, perfumes and air fresheners.
You can even buy lavender scented pillows, headrests, cushions and wardrobe bags which are very popular.
Dried lavender flowers are also something you can take home.
Handmade jams are another fantastic souvenir that you must grab in Croatia.
These jams are produced in huge factories as well as in homes, which underlines the love and popularity of this offer.
Interestingly, Croatian jams are left to rest for almost 40-48 hours before being packaged.
There are many kinds of fruit jams, spicy jams, honey jams and even pepper jams.
Šestine Umbrella is one of the most popular and common Croatian souvenirs you need to mark.
He comes from Šestine, which is a small village between Zagreb and Medvednica mountain.
Dating back to the 18th century, this umbrella features a red cotton canvas with multicolored horizontal stripes, a thick wooden handle and a chestnut handle.
Croatians use it as an accessory during many celebrations.
Croatian laces get a lot of love and attention for their beauty and quality.
These laces portray the culture, history, tradition and craftsmanship of Croatia in equal measure.
You can purchase these laces and frame them to create stunning wall art.
These laces are also used to decorate costumes and to make lace doilies and various fashion accessories.
Licitar Hearts are probably the cutest souvenir you can bring home from Croatia.
It is a heart-shaped cookie that dates back to the Middle Ages in European monasteries.
The sweet dough it contains is formed in pewter moulds, baked, and then painted with fruity colors (usually red).
The biscuit is then decorated with white, green and yellow colors, sugar mixtures and mirrors.