Off the beaten paths
This tour has been created for those who would like to have a truly traditional Dubrovnik area experience and to escape from the crowd. Enjoying off the beaten paths while listening about this area history and tradition is a unique experience in Dubrovnik. During the tour you will have a great opportunity to enjoy some beautiful views while driving through the small villages and to hear a lot about history of this area if you are interested in, especially while visiting the small, medieval town of Ston with its fortification system, salt panels and medieval architecture.
So if you are interested to meet some locals, hear about their way of life, try traditional, local food and all of that out of crowd, feel free to contact me. . .
Pick up at any preferred location in Dubrovnik. Driving part of the tour goes out of the City towards "Primorje" area, through the villages like "Trsteno" with the oldest arboretum in Europe and other small villages known of their olive groves. We will make a few stops to enjoy the panoramic view of Elaphite islands.
Next stop is in the bay of Bistrina known of the best Croatian oyster farms. A local oyster farmer is going to take us by hiss vessel to the oyster farm ( if the weather conditions allows ). Welcome drink, presentation of the oyster growing process and oyster tasting.
Visiting the small, medieval town of "Ston".
Driving through the coastal area and "Slano" bay towards the small village of "Orašac" where we will visit one of the local families old olive mill. There we will have the presentation of olive mill work ( at the old traditional way ), welcome drink and local snack ( home made prosciutto, few sorts of local cheese ) and red wine.
At the end, return back to Dubrovnik.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Any preferred location in Dubrovnik ( hotel, private accommodation, Cruise ship port - in the port, just in front of the ship, by the gang way ) .
End location: Any preferred location in Dubrovnik ( hotel, private accommodation, Cruise ship port - in the port, just in front of the ship, by the gang way ) .
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
For the groups of 1 - 4 travelers :
My personal car ( up to four passengers ), Škoda Octavia from 2014, Air conditioned.
For the groups of 5 - 8 travelers :
Mini van ( up to 8 passengers ), Mercedes Vito Tourer from 2016, Air conditioned.
My personal services as your tour guide
Transportation in my personal car ( from 1 - 4 travelers ) / Mini van ( for 5 - 8 travelers )
Visiting the Ston oysters farms and presentation of the oyster growing process, oyster tasting with a welcome drink and local wine
Visiting the old olive oil mill and presentation of their work by the owner, welcome drink, local prosciutto and cheese, local wine.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Kunas - Souvenirs, drinks or any other costs regarding on your personal activities.
Souvenirs, drinks or visiting the "Veliki Kaštio" fort in the small medieval town of Ston.
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