Experiencing the Culinary Delights of Marunada Festival 2023: A Foodie’s Autumn Paradise

September 22 2023 Welcome to Escapian, your exclusive online tourist agency where we journey into the soul of local traditions, cuisines, and cultures.
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Today, we invite you to immerse yourself in the sensational Marunada Festival, a top-tier European food festival, celebrating the high-quality delicacy fruit known as the Lovran marron. The Guardian, a prestigious British newspaper, recognizes Marunada among the Top 10 European autumn food festivals, marking it as a must-visit for culinary enthusiasts worldwide. 



🍂 Fall in Love with Marunada


Every October, the air in the Liburnian region is saturated with the sweet, warm aroma of roasted sweet chestnuts, signaling the commencement of the annual Marunada Festival. This culinary celebration honors the symbol of the town, the Lovran marron, attracting food lovers from every corner of the globe to taste the myriad of gastronomical wonders concocted from this delicious fruit. 



🍁 Eventful Weekends in October


This year, the 48th Marunada festival is spread across three weekends, promising a plethora of cultural, artistic, and musical programs, coupled with diverse culinary delights. Whether you are in Lovran, Dobreć, or Liganj, you’ll find yourself amidst traditional festivals, workshops, and an array of dishes accentuating the autumn delicacy. 


🌰 Savor the Flavor


Dive into a chestnut-infused culinary journey where you can relish roasted sweet chestnuts, tempting desserts, speciality dishes, and even exquisite chestnut brandy and beer. Discover the harmony of flavors in cakes, ice creams, and cocktails all infused with this signature autumn fruit, illuminating the diverse culinary applications of the Lovran marron.


🍺 Dates to Remember 


  • Lovran: 13/10 – 15/10/2023 
  • Dobreć: 21/10 – 22/10/2023 
  • Liganj: 28/10 – 29/10/2023 


🎶 Music and Cultural Experiences


Alongside the culinary experiences, enrich your soul with the vibrant music, showcasing the local culture and traditions. Engage in workshops and learn how the elders lived, offering insights into the rich cultural tapestry of the region.    


The Marunada Festival is a golden ticket for every culinary aficionado, delivering a harmonious blend of food, culture, and tradition. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a returning festival-goer, Marunada is a festive cornucopia where unforgettable experiences and culinary adventures are guaranteed. Immerse yourself in the heart of local traditions and savor the symphony of flavors at Marunada 2023 with Escapian, your reliable online tourist agency. Secure your spot today and let your taste buds dance to the rhythm of the Lovran marron!    

Written by Igor