Private tour Arboretum, Ston and Peljesac peninsula

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Tour Number

Activity Level

285073


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Croatian (fluent), English (fluent)

West Territory of Old Dubrovnik Republic-shore excursion


This is the tour where you may try some of the best Croatian wines, Olive oils and oysters, in the same time as you enjoy in unspoiled nature, unpolluted crystal clear blue sea, picturesque landscapes and historical heritage. With this tour we will visit the Arboretum Trsteno, a 500 year old aristocratic estate with the biggest and oldest monument of garden architecture in Croatia. After that, the tour takes us to the medieval town of Ston with Mali Ston and the longest preserved wall in Europe, approx. 3. 5 miles long, which is connecting those two little tower towns that use to protect the Peljesac peninsula of intruders. Economically and strategically this was very important part of territory of Old Dubrovnik Republic.
Beside all other goods the most important were the ancient salt pans, which are still producing the salt in the old traditional way, same like the centuries ago and it is one of the best sea salts in Mediterranean. After that we will visit the greatest wine region in Croatia, Peljesac.

Itinerary

After collecting you on your preferred location in Dubrovnik, we are going to drive towards Trsteno Arboretum, those medieval gardens belonged to the Gozze family which were Dubrovnik wealthy aristocrats. From there we will drive through small villages of Dubrovacko Primorje to Mali Ston and Ston with connecting wall.
We will make a stop in Ston to have a short walk and see famous Ston walls and salt pans. After that we will proceed to drive through the Peljesac peninsula towards Potomje which is the center of wine region with most famous wineries in Croatia.
We will make a stop in one of them and after that take a drive through Dingac wine hills over beautiful hidden bays with unspoiled little beaches back to Ston.
Optional in Ston or even better Mali Ston you may take a lunch break and try some of the Bay of Mali Ston famous oysters.
Return back to Dubrovnik goes above the main road, over upper old Napoleon road through Dubrovacko Primorje villages with great view over Elaphit Islands.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours

This tour should start latest five hours before the sunset.

Transportation

Personal car (up to four passengers), air conditioned.

What’s Included

Other: My personal services as your private tour guide and driver.
Transportation from and to any location in Dubrovnik.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

400 HRK - Fees for entrance to Arboretum and Ston walls, tasting oysters and wine.

What’s Extra

Other: Fees for entrance arboretum and walls, wine tasting, oysters tasting ( all optional ), or any other costs regarding on your preferences...

Restrictions

No restrictions

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