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Croatia Sailing Holidays

By MedSailors Crew
on  May 20, 2015

Konoba is a word that you will become quite familiar with when holidaying in Croatia, but what exactly is it? And what does it mean?
Sailing in Croatia - Delicious dinner time
Particular to the Dalmatia area of Croatia, konobas are the heart and soul of the region’s delicious delicacies. Offering healthy food that is packed with flavour, each and every dish served up in a konoba has something to say about the country’s rich heritage.

Historically, the word konoba refers to the traditional room in the house where locally sourced food was prepared and stored. Often found at the bottom of the building, the room was a celebration of all the wonderful flavours found nearby. Nowadays, konoba has a broader meaning as the name for all eateries which provide a truly genuine taste of the Adriatic coast.

When you are looking for somewhere to eat on shore during a Croatia sailing holiday, seeing the word konoba above a door is an indicator of quality and authenticity. And it doesn’t just end with the food and drink; be prepared to find yourself in beautifully decorated surroundings, joining in with traditional songs and listening to the locals entertain you with stories that paint a true picture of the Croatian coast.

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