Botterini, Budinich, Petrina, Kozulich, Leva, Bussanich, Tarabocchia, Gerolimich, Martinolić, Ivančić… are all the names of renowned Lošinj’s captains. Many of them, side to side with sailors from worldwide, circumnavigated across the world, were held responsible for establishing commercial relationships with distant countries and therefore celebrated like heroes. Have you ever wondered what is it like to live in a “house” that is in constant and dangerous movement, which cuts through the waves and sways. Or have you ever secretly dreamed about becoming a captain? Let yourself enjoy the stories on thematic sightseeing of the destination following a visit to captain’s homes, but also their final resting places in Mali and Veli Lošinj.
Find out first hand haw to navigate a ship, what are the rules of living in a ship, what do sailors eat, how do they get along on stormy seas and much more while conversing with a real captain! Treat yourself with a captain’s dish prepaired according to the original captain’s recepies and in the end, do not forget to declare love to the captain of your life…
Check out the traditional boat – regatta’s pasara from Lošinj – find out why the festival “Around the world with sails of Lošinj” is one of the most visited manifestations throughout the region and sail into a picturesque maritime past! And do not forget to admire to the unique sculpture of and athlete from ancient Greece in Lošinj’s Museum of Apoxyomenos.
While in Rovinj, find out about the story of Rovinj’s maritime heritage, batana, traditional wodden boat from Rovinj and bitinada, original expression of Rovinj’s folk song. End your journey in magical Izola, filled with locations and attractions related to maritime heritage.