11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS

Feel & Taste Dalmatia

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1.093 € PER PERSON

  • Starting price is based on median number of travellers in the off-season
  • Price includes 4* hotel accommodation w/ continental/buffet breakfast
  • Lists of inclusions are found below descriptions to each day
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ABOUT

This trip is inspired by the traditional Dalmatian lifestyle that spans across entire region, including some of the most amazing and dream-like Croatian islands. It was tailored for people who wish to take a break from everyday life, get a geniune insight of the local culture and taste local products.

Other than historical cities of Split and Dubrovnik, the tour will take you around three different islands: Brac, Hvar & Korcula and make you discover a true essence of Dalmatia, through the eyes of a local: laid back lifestyle, breathtaking coast and delicious flavors. But be careful, as one might easily get hooked to such a way of life!

Trip suitable for:
FAMILIES, FRIENDS, COUPLES

Trip Highlights:
FOOD & WINE, CULTURE, HERITAGE, ISLAND HOPPING, ROAD TRIP

Day 1 / Arrival in Split

Welcome to Croatia! You will arrive at Split Airport, meet your private driver and head off towards your accommodation. There are no additional plans for the rest of the day, but we suggest going for an evening walk and dinner downtown.
Overnight in Split.

  • Airport shuttle & return downtown transfer

Day 2 / Meet Split

Day two starts with a private walking tour of the old town of Split. You’ll explore the very core of Split with a knowledgeable local guide, learn about its 1700-years-long history and admire the UNSECO-protected architectural sites both inside and outside of Diocletian’s Palace, such as the main promenade, the Republic square or the most distinguishing site that is Saint Domnius Cathedral with its bell tower.

Until evening, you have free time to spend at your own pace; continue exploring the old town, pick a restaurant based on our recommendations or move to the beach to relax a little.

Tonight’s dinner takes place at a special location on top of the hill, in a traditional family run tavern with panoramic views over Split, nearby islands and the Adriatic.
Overnight in Split.

  • Private transportation for the day
  • Private walking guide in Split (~two hours)
  • Four course authentic ‘peka’ dinner + drinks

Day 3 / Dalmatian Islands – Brac

You will take a catamaran ride from Split to Milna on the island of Brač – a stunningly serene place on the west side of the island. It is a lively place, great for relaxation, with locals proud of their unique quality of life. As this charming port town is set in an enclosed cove, it served greatly for sailing and fishing boats, which is why the town got its name derived from Italian saying “mille navi”, which translates to “a thousand ships”.

You will have an entire day to spend at your own relaxing pace before a fantastic sunset dinner experience in a family-run winery near Milna, where you will savor authentic meat or seafood recipes and savor delicious local wine.
Overnight in Milna.

  • Catamaran tickets
  • Port shuttles & return winery transfer
  • Three course dinner at a family winery + paired wine

Day 4 / Golden Horn Getaway

After you’ve had breakfast, you will move out for a day trip at one of the most popular destinations in Croatia and a symbol of the Adriatic – Bol. It has become known worldwide for its distinctive Golden Horn beach, with pebbles emerging from the pine tree forest and forming a horn shape layout.

Driving through beautiful island landscapes and idyllic villages, you will take a short detour to visit Vidova Gora – a peak of Brac island and the tallest point of Croatian islands providing breathtaking views over the Golden Horn and surrounding archipelago.

In the afternoon, you will visit the oldest vinery in Croatia located at a seaside promenade in Bol and enjoy a wine tasting experience accompanied with authentic Dalmatian appetizers such as cheese, prosciutto and olives.
Overnight in Milna.

  • Private transportation for the day
  • Winery tour & wine tasting in Bol + local Dalmatian appetizers

Day 5 / Dalmatian Islands – Hvar

You will take a morning catamaran ride from Milna to Hvar. After reaching your accommodation there, you have entire day to spend at your own pace.

Hvar, or as the locals call it – The Queen of the Dalmatian Islands is an island bathed by sun the most in entire Croatia, surrounded by clearest waters of the Adriatic sea. The old town of Hvar boasts with traditional stone houses, cultural landmarks and narrow streets and alleys. You can consider our suggestions for a good restaurant, find an intimate spot for a swim or sip a few cocktails by the sea – the choices are many in this exciting town!
Overnight in Hvar.

  • Port shuttles
  • Catamaran tickets

Day 6 / Sunny Hvar by Sea & Land

After breakfast, you will meet your boat skipper in the port and get on board your speedboat to navigate around a group of smaller remote islands just south of Hvar town, locally called Hell’s Islands (Paklinski Otoci). These emerald jewels offer a perfect getaway from the crowds for the crystal-clear turquoise waters, intimate beaches and coves and amazing lounging & dining options.

When you are back in Hvar town later in the afternoon, get changed and take on a private tour of entire Hvar island and see the highlights of this amazing island: Spanjola fortress overlooking Hvar port, stunning lavender fields and UNESCO-protected plains, the first settlement on entire island called Stari Grad (Old Town) and the fisherman village of Vrboska, or as the locals call it – Little Venice.

You will finish this amazing day off with a sunset dinner at a family-run farm and taste authentic and organic Dalmatian recipes of fish and meat dishes accompanied by a few different local wines.
Overnight in Hvar.

  • rivate speedboat trip (~6-8 hours) w/ drinks on board
  • Private tour of Hvar island (~2-3 hours)
  • Entrance tickets to Hvar fort, Tvrdalj house & Vrboska museum
  • Three course dinner at a family farm + four types of wine

Day 7 / Dalmatian Islands – Korcula

The next island on the list is Korcula – an island located half way between Split in Dubrovnik. You will take a catamaran from Hvar to Korcula town in the morning, and after you’ve arrived at your accommodation you have entire day to spend at your own leisure.

Korcula town is a place that locals like to call ‘Little Dubrovnik’, because the old town reminisces of one in Dubrovnik for being enveloped by defensive walls, filled with narrow cobbled alleys, churches, loggias and restaurants.

Only a few minutes away from the town core you can stumble upon a serene beach to sunbathe and go for a swim in crystal clear Adriatic sea.
Overnight in Korcula.

  • Port shuttles
  • Catamaran tickets

Day 8 / Tastes of Korcula

In today’s afternoon you will sample some of the Korcula’s tastiest highlights and get a genuine insight into island life. Your first stop is at one of the region’s top honey producers where you will learn how honey gets from beehives to jars and taste it while fresh. After the honey tasting you will move to Lumbarda village to visit one of the Korcula’s finest winemakers to taste their acclaimed wines, paired with tasty Dalmatian snacks.

Following the wine tasting, you will move to a family farm restaurant in a village inland of Korcula, where you will indulge yourselves in traditional Dalmatian ‘peka’ dinner accompanied by domestic wine.
Overnight in Korcula.

  • Private transportation (half-day)
  • Honey tasting
  • Winery tour & wine tasting with local appetizers
  • Authentic Dalmatian dinner in a village inland of Korcula

Day 9 / Over Peljesac to Dubrovnik

When you are ready to go, you will take a short ferry towards Orebic on Peljesac peninsula from where you will continue your journey towards Dubrovnik.

As Peljesac is one of the best-known areas for wine producing in entire Croatia and is home to some of Croatia’s most renowned and awarded winemakers, we’ve arranged a lunch in a spectacular winery that serves contemporary dishes blended with local recipes and paired with delicious wines.

Next stop is picturesque medieval village of Ston – located within the longest defensive walls in Europe. The town has been of enormous value for Dubrovnik republic for its natural salt production fields, and is also known for its delicious fresh oysters, seafood and local wines from Peljesac.
Arrival in Dubrovnik followed by free time. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

  • Ferry tickets
  • Private transportation for the day
  • Three course lunch at a winery on Peljesac + paired wines & winery tour

Day 10 / Meet Dubrovnik

After breakfast, meet your local guide and admire 1500 years of history that the Old Town of Dubrovnik has behind it. You will explore The Pearl of the Adriatic, wrapped up by tall medieval walls and forts, intertwined with narrow marble streets. See some of the Croatia’s most famous landmarks such as Stradun street, magnificent city gates and historical old port.

Spend the rest of the day at your leisure; maybe by moving to a quieter part of the city where you can find a good seafront restaurant or spend some time lounging at the beach.

Before the sunset, you will get back to the old town and take a cable car towards the top of Mount Srđ. Apart from admiring a beautiful panoramic scene of Dubrovnik and the Adriatic sea, you will enjoy an amazing meat or seafood dinner there.
Free evening. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

  • Private transportation for the day
  • Private walking guide in Dubrovnik (~two hours)
  • Return cable car tickets to Mount Srđ
  • Three course dinner + drinks on top of the hill

Day 11 / Departure from Dubrovnik

Meet your driver on time and head off towards Dubrovnik airport. Have a safe flight back home!

  • Airport shuttle & luggage hold (if necessary)

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