PRIVLAKA

Interesting facts and legends

The ancient Privlaka's wells reveal the true spirit of this village.

The Origin and Name of the Bora Wind

The Origin and Name of the Bora Wind

A noble and powerful ruler once had a daughter named Bora. Bora was admired and loved by many suitors for her beauty...
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The legend of the snake and the archbishop of Zadar

The legend of the snake and the archbishop of Zadar

An archbishop of Zadar was once passing through the village of Privlaka. Riding on his horse he didn’t notice the sna...
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Water wells and local customs

Water wells and local customs

It was customary in Privlaka for young brides to bring cakes and apples to the water well on the first morning after...
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Water wells and an apple

Water wells and an apple

The favourite game played by the boys of Privlaka was the apple race. Legend has it that an apple thrown into one of...
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The legend of Sokolar turned into water

The legend of Sokolar turned into water

The fairy Prislavka and the god Proteus had two sons, Sokolar and Novak. Sokolar fell deeply in love with Jagica and...
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The legend of Dražnik, Novak and Prislavka (Privlaka)

The legend of Dražnik, Novak and Prislavka (Privlaka)

The fairies Prislavka and Primorka were sisters. Novak, the son of Prislavka and the brother of Sokolar, went hunting...
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Sabunjari

Sabunjari

As well as its hardworking fishermen and peasants, Privlaka is known for its sabunjari – men who until just recently...
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