Kuterevo Kuterevo is a small village under Velebit which gained a worldwide reputation for its Bear Shelter Centre. On an altitude of approx. 600m, surrounded by many hills and hamlets, it has always been a place where humans and bears cohabitated. Today, you can find many vacation houses here, as well as numerous homemade products,
Sports & nature
Before going any further, start your bear adventure in the shelter itself. Get to know about the human – bear cohabitation and the consequences human involvement has on these intriguing animals. Afterwards, head out onto Velebit and hope you will (not) meet a bear.
Culture and history info
Coming to Kuterevo and not hearing Kuterevka Dangubica (a special kind of a string instrument) would be a real shame. This specific tamburitza is listed as cultural heritage, and can still be heard when people gather around for an event, or prelo
nowadays stands for a simple gathering, but was once a custom where young people would „ hang-out “, meet, look for spouses, prune the wool, pluck feathers, knit, sing and have fun).