If you want to experience the traditional way of manufacturing salt, or if you’re interested in souvenirs made from salt or would like to try ˝harvesting˝ salt, come with us on our journey to Nin, where the tradition of saltmaking has been present since ancient times.
Being rich in cultural heritage on its every corner, the town of Nin is the oldest royal town in Croatia. It is also known as the town of salt which used to be a source of wealth throughout the city's long history. The traditional way of making salt in a naturally and ecologically friendly way is through the use of solar and wind power and this type of tradition is still cultivated in old royal town of Nin. The clean environment, specific climate with many sunshine hours and favourable winds, together with an exceptional geographical position, provide for supreme world class quality.
If you want to experience the traditional way of manufacturing salt, or if you’re interested in souvenirs made from salt or would like to try ˝harvesting˝ salt, come with us on our journey to Nin, where the tradition of salt production has been present since ancient times. You will witness how the flora and fauna can live in a symbiosis with man, and you will also be able to find out why the salt flower is the flower of health.
Next to experiencing the traditional ways of salt making, take a stroll through city centre of Nin with us and explore an impressive amount of ancient monuments dating back to 9th century AD. Amongst many of them, we will visit the world's smallest cathedral, the church of the Holy Cross. According to some theories, the design has an intentionally unbalanced elliptical form designated to "follow" the position of the Sun, retaining the functionality of a calendar and sundial.
Considering the amount of ancient history as well as the remnants of it, it is no surprise that Nin holds the title of European Destination of Excellence. So come with us and enjoy in creating an authentic and memorable journey through Croatia's oldest royal city.