The lighthouse is in Savudrija, on the North Western tip of Croatia, right beside the Slovenian border. It is the oldest lighthouse on the Adriatic, built in 1818. Many lighthouses on the Croatian Coast now serve as tourist accommodation.
We found the accordion player at a seaside restaurant in Umag. He is playing a Slovenian accordion. He told us it was rather rigid, specifically designed for waltzes, and that it would probably be hard to play Irish reels on it.