Enjoy the best Croatian wines on this 8-day wine tour across the Dalmatian coast! Take a glass of great wine while admiring the cultural and natural beauty of this amazing part of Croatia!
Day 1: SPLIT - STARI GRAD - HVAR
Arrival in Split. Transfer from the airport to the city. Sightseeing tour of Split, including Diocletian’s Palace, Peristil, and the Cathedral. Later on, departure by ferry from Split to the island of Hvar (Stari Grad harbor). Hvar Island is famous for its endless lavender fields and vineyards. Arrive at the hotel, have dinner, and have an overnight stay.
Day 2: HVAR
After breakfast, a full-day excursion around the island including small, picturesque island villages and wine cellars (wine tasting). An afternoon tour of the town of Hvar – the island’s main place. The town of Hvar will enchant you with its relaxed atmosphere, grand palaces, churches, monastery and cathedral, charming narrow streets, beautiful seaside promenade, and the oldest urban theater in Europe, which still runs an annual repertoire. Hvar has the reputation of being a famous tourist resort for an entire century. Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 3: HVAR - STARI GRAD - KORČULA
Board the ferry to Korčula – said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, a famous seafarer, explorer, and adventurer. Arrive at the hotel. Upon arrival, we’ll explore the town of Korčula with its well-preserved town walls from the 13th century and the beautiful cathedral of St. Mark – the most important building in Korčula. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: KORČULA - LUMBARDA - BLATO - ČARA - KORČULA
A full-day excursion around the island of Korčula. Visit Lumbarda, known for its top-quality white wine called Grk (the Greek) made from the autochthonous vine sort of grk bijeli (Greek white). A visit to a wine cellar includes tasting this delicious dessert white wine. Then we head on through the central part of the island, all the way to the town of Blato. We will visit the Šain-Marelić winery in Čara, including tasting of some highly-esteemed white wines like Pošip and Rukatac – indigenous sorts on the island and among the first Croatian wines of controlled origin. Return to the town of Korčula. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel in Korčula.
Day 5: KORČULA - OREBIĆ - STON - DUBROVNIK
After breakfast, transfer to the town of Orebič on the Pelješac peninsula. The sunny climate ensures perfect conditions for the winegrowers on the peninsula. The picturesque hillsides and valleys of Pelješac are covered in vineyards. The most famous wines produced in this region are Dingač and Postup. Drive to Ston, the famous oyster-growing capital in Croatia. We continue on to Dubrovnik. Arrive at the hotel. Dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 6: DUBROVNIK
A morning guided tour of Dubrovnik, a city monument under UNESCO’s protection. The tour includes a visit to the Franciscan monastery, Rector’s Palace, and the Cathedral. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: DUBROVNIK - SPLIT
After breakfast, we continue our journey along the Makarska Riviera towards Split. Upon arrival in Split, dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 8: SPLIT
After breakfast, transfer to the Split airport.