The sea of Lošinj has been keeping a big secret for over 2000 years. A tourist accidental dive in 1996 triggered a series of events which led to the most beautiful discovery of the Adriatic underwater world. Asleep since classical antiquity, a priceless bronze statue of a young Greek athlete was awoken.
Discovery, recovery, restoration and a new life of the handsome statue have become an intriguing story in the new history of Croatian culture with elements of drama, thriller and a spectacle.
The Museum of Apoxyomenos is a unique archaeological, architectural and cultural institution and it is entirely dedicated to only one exhibit – the Apoxyomenos!
Undeniably, one of the most treasurable heritage of the archipelago are the settlements from the Iron and Bronze Age. These places that inspire with tranquility are continuously inhabited for more than 4000 years. As soon as you place your foot upon their ground, you are immediately liberated from the course of time and carried to some long forgotten past.
Visit these invaluable settlements and feel re-connected with our ancestors…
Streets of our islands, often reveal the old ways of the local lifestyle. People from different parts of society gather to celebrate tradition, culture and life. Fishermen, sailors, musicians, dancers and cooks present their knowledge and craftsmanship on the local fiestas.
Enjoy the traditional cuisine, colorful folk costumes, music and dance and have the insiders access to the old ways.
From big concerts on the main squares to small local bands hidden in the picturesque streets, the island offers live music for each taste.
Whether you have the ear for the popular mainstream performers, rock bands, local quires or players of the traditional instruments, you will find the right tune to enjoy the island’s nightlife.