Dalmatian Taste Tour

Day 01 DUBROVNIK arrival

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Three course welcome dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant. Overnight.

Day 02 DUBROVNIK Gourmet City Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit of the ancient medieval town of Dubrovnik including the Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery & the cathedral. This ancient city included in UNESCO World Heritage Site list is a remarkably well-preserved example of a late-medieval walled city, with a regular street layout, architectural and cultural masterpieces carefully preserved for centuries, an enchanting beauty nowhere to be found but in Dubrovnik. A short break with refreshment and tasting of traditional sweets and candies such as arancini (candied orange peel), caramelized almonds and dried figs produced in a local boutique shop according to the old recipes. Lunch in a restaurant where local delicacies such as Dubrovnik green manestra (cabbage and smoked meat stew) or marinated tuna fish prepared in the old Dubrovnik style will be served . After lunch, time at leisure. Dinner in a local restaurant where typical three course fish dinner will be served. Overnight.


Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Konavle, a region with particular natural beauties and contrasts: mountain and valley, green hills and naked stone. The preserved natural, unique and exceptionally precious rural architecture, numerous monuments and traditions centuries old have been kept through the local folklore and traditional costumes. Harmony of man with nature can be seen every step of the way. Lunch prepared of homemade products will be served in a traditional local restaurant. Naturally, a good meal asks for a good wine. Konavle, counting also its wine-growing district to its landmarks, has an appropriate production of quality and autochthonous wines. Next to the internationally known types of wine such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon also numerous local and autochthonous types are cultivated, such as Plavac Mali, Kadarun, Dalmatinka and others. Among them, the indigenous type of the Dubrovnik Malvasia Blanc takes a special place. It has been almost completely destroyed, and great importance was placed on its preservation and renewal. After lunch, transfer to Split. Late afternoon arrival and check in to the hotel. After refreshment dinner will be served in a local restaurant. Overnight.


Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit of Split, a 1700-year-old city located in the heart of Central Dalmatia. The Roman emperor Diocletian ruled the world from this city, leaving an inheritance of architecture that takes ones breath away. Aside from that, Split will impress you with the southern temperament of its citizens, with the beautiful promenade and its historic past. Split's charm is simply irresistible! Lunch in a local restaurant where you will be introduced with one of the most common dishes especially loved in Dalmatia, the famous brodetto which can be prepared in so many different variations. After lunch transfer to Trogir. Trogir is called little Venice, a town-museum of medieval heritage. Its history goes back to the Hellenic times when it was known as Tragurion. UNESCO recognized its values and included it in the registry of world heritage monuments in 1997. Trogir is also a place of various tourist facilities, its quaint narrow streets, city square and loggia and exceptional restaurants make this a "must visit" on all Croatian itineraries. Afternoon free, typical Mediterranean dinner will be served in a local charming restaurant. Return to Split. Overnight.


Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Metković the main central settlement of the delightful Neretva river canyon. You will enjoy local gastronomic specialties whether you prefer fish; meat or vegetarian dishes. These include eels, frogs, liska, and the famous Neretva fish stew known as Neretva Brudet in a local restaurant. Continue through Dubrovnik coastline to the village of Ston on Peljesac peninsula. Ston was a major fort of the Ragusan Republic whose defensive walls were regarded as a notable feat of medieval architecture. The town's inner wall measures 890 meters in length, while the Great Wall outside the town has a circumference of 5 km. The walls extend to Mali Ston (Little Ston), a smaller town on the northern side of the Pelješac isthmus and the end of the Bay of Mali Ston, notable for its maritime culture. Ston is also known for one of the world’s oldest salt works which were run by the Republic of Ragusa and the Ottoman Empire. Dinner will be organized in one of the local restaurant famous for its seafood menus which include local oysters and mussels. Overnight.


Breakfast at the hotel. Wine tour of the Peljesac peninsula, a region that was cultivated as far back as the prehistoric and ancient times. One of Peljesac most famous wine sort is Dingač, the wine with excellent quality which represents the very top of the Croatian red wine offer. South stone slopes of Dingač site on Pelješac peninsula are home to the indigenous grape sort Plavac Mali that grows here with top quality. Landscape is characterized by marked sunlight and glows from vast areas of sea, supplemented with ideal climate that gives Plavac Mali its exceptional characteristics. This is a high quality wine, completely ecological. Area under Dingač is strictly controlled, and grapes are picked manually. The wine is of dark ruby color and excels in fullness of taste, lightly sour and yet harmonious taste, that resides long time in the mouth. Postup, another famous wine sort is located on the south side of Pelješac, not far from Dingač, between Mokalo and Trstenik, gives more in quality than it takes in quantity of sun nurtured grapes of Plavac Mali. Postup is of dark ruby color, full and harmonious in taste and will ideally complement dark meat meals, wild game, roasted blue fish or squids served for lunch. In the late afternoon boat transfer from Orebić to Korčula. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight.


Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit of Korčula, known as the birth-place of Marko Polo. This town has been justly called a little Dubrovnik due to its picturesque squares and medieval atmosphere. Whilst the works of skilful Korčula stone-masons cause us to marvel at it architecture, the dance called Moreška brings liveliness to the streets of Korčula, as one of the three dances you can see only on this exceedingly beautiful island! Olive oil & wine tasting will be organized before lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon transfer to Dubrovnik where a farewell dinner will be organized. Overnight.

Day 08 DUBROVNIK - departure

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Dubrovnik airport for departure.

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