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Celebrating 'Saint Prospero's Day' in Hvar, Croatia

Hvar’s guardian angel is Saint Prospero, and many locals are named in his honour. Book a self catering holiday villa on the island around the date of his celebration the 10th of May, and you will experience a fun and interesting event. First you go to church, and then there’s a procession through the streets towards the central plaza. This is followed by food, drinks, music, and dance. It is a riveting experience to celebrate the day with the locals, and the weather is almost always great at this time of year in Croatia. It is a great chance to experience some genuine Croatian culture, while having an entertaining day around the town of Hvar. Many local put up small market stalls around town, where they sell local products such as dried ham and honey. Book a self catering NOVASOL holiday villa on the beautiful island of Hvar, and experience some of the best that Croatia has to offer.