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It's never been so hot to cruise in August!

It’s no secret that June & July are the peak seasons in Croatia. Whilst that is great if you love the hustle and bustle, it does also mean that you’ll likely be paying top dollar too. The peak travel months not only attract the tourists for island hopping cruises, but for the world-famous music festivals which Croatia is now home to. You’ve no doubt heard of Ultra Europe, right?

The overwhelming popularity of Ultra Music Festival has resulted in new festivals to hit the beach, and there is now a festival for everyone even outside of the busy June/July months. We’ve listed 4 Ultra Europe alternatives which not only provide something a little different, but which also line up perfectly with our cheaper August Navigator departures.

1. Black Sheep Festival Black Sheep Festival

When: 29th July - 1st August 2019
More Info & Tickets: Visit website
Ties in perfectly with our Navigator North 27th July departure

Spread over four beautiful venues, the Black Sheep Festival will host an impressive list of great DJ names that will provide you perfect party memories that you will (or maybe not), remember for your entire life. With world famous names such as Carnage and Deorro on the line up, this festival is one not to be missed!

2. Bavaria Goes Zrce Bavaria goes Zrce

When: August 3rd - 10th 2019
More Info & Tickets: Visit website
Ties in perfectly with our Navigator North 3rd August departure

After a ridiculously successful first outing last year, the festival's promoters are making the journey from Bavaria to the Croatian island of Pag once again. While the 2019 lineup is yet to be released, we're sure that the second installment of this festival is going to top the first!

3. Sonus Festival Sonus Festival 2018

When: August 18th - 22nd 2019
More Info & Tickets: Visit website
Ties in perfectly with our Navigator North 17th August departure

Dubbed as Croatia’s premiere electronic event, Sonus Festival makes it way back to Zrce Beach for 2019. Spread over three clubs and with plenty of pre-parties, after shows and boat parties, it promises the best talent from the house and techno worlds. If you love your electronic music, then Sonus Festival is THE go to event this year! Acts for 2019 include Chris Liebing, Jamie Jones, Zip, Apollonia, Amelie Lens and Richie Hawtin!

4. Barrakud Barrakud Festival

When: August 11th - 15th 2019
More Info & Tickets: Visit website
Exclusive to our Navigator Northern Route 10th August departure

Barrakud returns to Croatia's Zrce Beach for 5 epic days of blistering techno beats across Papaya, Aquarius, Kalypso and Noa Beach clubs. Alongside this, Barrakud also hosts a boat party on the beautiful Adriatic sea!

Still deciding on which is the best month to visit Croatia? Check this handy guide out!

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