The lighthouse of love

  • Who was the secret love of Count Metternich and way did they not live happily ever after

During the construction of the lighthouse in 1818, the Austrian Count Metternich fell in love with a local girl. The lighthouse of Savudrija became their love nest and hides the secret of the tragic fate that struck the two lovers. Discover the sweetness of forbidden love, warm yourself up with the heat of the burning wood and inebriate your senses with enticing smells and tastes. Enjoy dishes seasoned with a hint of aphrodisiac ingredients and make a toast to love with aphrodisiac drinks…

The experience includes:

  • Welcome drink sprinkled with aphrodisiacs
  • Musical love journey
  • Romantic sunset at a unique location
  • Cellist concert
  • Theater of shadows at the lighthouse
  • Count Metternich’s rich dinner

Duration: 2-3 hours
Organized by: The Umag Board of Tourism

The lighthouse in Savudrija:

Geographic coordinates: 45°49’00’12’, 13°49’13’22’


Savudrija or Salvore, with its lighthouse, is best known for being the westernmost point of Croatia. Savudrija has the oldest lighthouse in the Adriatic sea, built in 1818, that today is a tourist attraction and a place of accommodation for many guests. In addition to the lighthouse, visitors can enjoy bike trail and rich cuisine of Savudrija.

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