Ston Oyster Tasting Gastro Tour from Dubrovnik

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Tour Number

Activity Level

95372


Categories

Food and Wine, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Visit medieval town Ston, take a boat ride on farm and taste Oysters and mussels


You like oysters and You will arrive in Dubrovnik? Don't miss the opportunity to taste some of the best oysters in the region! Just 45 minutes drive from Dubrovnik is a peninsula of Peljesac known after shell farms, salt production and vineyards. With one of the local farmers we will take a boat ride. He will take oysters directly from the sea and open them in front of You. Light lunch of mussels called 'buzara' and a glass of a good home-made wine will fulfill your day :) Just 1km from the oyster farms is a charming town of Ston where the salt is produced since the Roman period. We will take a short walk through Ston and see impressive walls. In the middle ages Ston was a very important strategic and economic point of a small Dubrovnik Republic. To protect the salt, a 5km long walls have been built.
This tour will lead you through Trsteno botanical garden and you can adapt it according to your wishes and include swim on one of the beaches, just let me know and I will make a customized tour for You.

Itinerary

This tour will start at your cruise ship/accommodation and take you on an hour drive towards Ston. From the pear in Hodilje we will take boat on oysters and mussels farm, where we will see how shells being cleaned and farmed. Then we are going to the island Ostrog, where our host will serve fresh oysters and prepare local dish of mussels called "buzara", all spiced with myrtle brandy and home-made wine. After 2h enjoyment we are coming back in Ston where we'll have 30min walking tour and visit salt pans and town's treasury. Walk we can finish with coffee in bar or swim on nearby sandy beach Prapratno. On the way back we'll take old Napoleon's road and take some beautiful photos of Elaphiti archipelago. Upon arrival back on main road we are going to visit Trsteno botanical garden which is situated 30min drive from Dubrovnik. During an hour walk you will see why the founder of garden chose this place for escape from the city. In Trsteno you have opportunity to take swim in crystal clear sea before return back.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours 30 min.

Duration can be extended by taking a swim on one of the beaches on the way

Transportation

Transfers with MB E class up to 4 pax./Renault Trafic up to 8 pax. MB Sprinter up to 19 pax available on request.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal driver guide
Walking tour through old town Ston, boat drive, oysters-5 pieces/person, glass of homemade wine, light lunch of mussels - 'buzara'
Entrance fee for salt pans and Trsteno botanical garden
Transportation in a comfortable fully A/C vehicle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 kn - Items of personal nature

What’s Extra

Other: You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a great time on our tour with Ivo! He was personable, professional and full of interesting stories and anecdotes about the areas we travelled through. We enjoyed the boat ride to the oyster farms and the delicious little meal as well as our stops at Ston and the botanical gardens. The drive up the Napoleonic road gave us a great overview of the Elaphiti Islands and the beautiful coastline of Croatia. Ivo also told us about an interesting bar near our hotel. A fun & relaxing day. Highly recommend!
Denyce Wendte

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    95372


    Categories

    Food and Wine, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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