A great reason to visit Ilok – the easternmost town in Croatia
- by croatiaweek
- in Entertainment
Illok, Croatia’s easternmost town which is situated in the Srijem region, will be hosting the cuisine and wine event Ilok – Delicium Mundi on July 15 and 16, 2022 from 8 pm – 11 pm.
The event is organised in the Old Town of Ilok under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Vukovar-Srijem County and the City of Ilok.
The program, along with music concerts by well-known performers, celebrates summer and presents famous winemakers, award-winning wineries and the cuisine of Srijem.
The music part of the program on Friday, July 15 features the band “Inzulin” from Osijek. On Saturday, July 16, Zorica Kondža, will arrive in Srijem from Dalmatia to perform.
In addition to the selected wines that will be sold, visitors can taste delicious snacks prepared according to the famous autochthonous fish and meat dishes, with a characteristic Srijem flair according to the recipe of the traditional restaurant “Stari podrum”, Iločki podrumi.
Entrance to the event is the purchase of a registration fee for a wine tasting glass (which you will own), it also includes the consumption of food at a symbolic price of HRK 60 per person.
Ilok Delicium Mundi is a name that befits the town of Ilok, where you will be greeted by a panoramic view of the green sea of the rich vineyards of Srijem. The connection with a long history is already visible in the logo of the event, which is associated with a coin with the image of the last Croatian king, Nikola Iločki.
Nikola was the most famous lord of the town of Ilok, a Croatian magnate from an old Slavonian family. He was also the second most important man in Hungary, after the king. During the reign of Nikola Ilok, Ilok experienced its “golden age”.
The name Delicium Mundi for Ilok was already recognized in Roman times, and after visiting Ilok, visitors will decide for themselves whether it is associated with paradise or the delicious center of the world.
Experience the unforgettable experience of enjoying the natural beauty and the sunset, combined with the gentle slopes of Fruška Gora falling to the magnificent, blue Danube. The quality of the catering service, cultural offer and good hosts are just some of the reasons why guests always return to Ilok.