Oyster Festival is Coming Back to the Old Town!

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Oyster Festival is coming back to Stradun! After a recently held series of successful and very visited manifestations in Ston and on Stradun coupled with an enthusiasm from both local and international visitors, the oyster fishermen from Ston decided to pay a visit to the Old Town and provide us with some of the best seafood you will ever try!

Organized by Dubrovnik Tourist Board, visitors will be able to enjoy oysters, as well as a wide choice of wines from Peljesac, such as wines ‘Hladilo’, wines ‘Ledinić, wines ‘Marlais’ from Ponikve and wines ‘Žužul’ from Potomje. Among the oyster fishermen, one can meet the fishermen from famed Mali Ston, “Petar” and “Šotro”.

Price per one oyster 15 Croatian Kuna and one glass of wine will cost you 10 Croatian Kuna. The event be will be held on Saturday, April 8th, in front of the St. Blaise’s Church in the Old Town.

Oysters from Ston are known as Ostrea edulis or European flat oysters, one will find them at Malostonski zaljev (Mali Ston Bay) where the water is salted and packed with phytoplankton. But springs from the Neretva river flow into this water and discharge mineral-heavy water turning this specific position of Mali Ston Bay one of the best environments for nurturing delicious oysters.

Did you know that oysters are one of the most notorious aphrodisiacs in the world? Just sayin’…


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