Oyster Festival Will Take Place in Ston
The middle of March is traditional time when the oysters are the fullest and the most delicious. Every year on a Saturday around st Josephs day oyster festival takes place in Ston. This years festivity will be held on Saturday, March 17.
Little stone town near Dubrovnik becomes center of the county. Everyone wants to taste oysters which are taken directly out of the sea and opened in front of the tasters.
Oysters are long tradition in Ston
Ston and Little Ston were famous in mariculture throughout history. It is interesting to mention that during the times of the Republic Ragusa rector from Ston had exclusive rights to grow oysters. He would lease oyster nurseries and peasants had to pay him in oysters.