Discover Dubrovnik, one of the most popular cities in Europe. Its popularity is deeply linked to the hospitality of its people, the beauty of the buildings in the historic world heritage centre, the flavours of its cuisine, world class wines and amazing seaside scenery.
Day 1: Upon your afternoon arrival at Dubrovnik airport, your guide will be waiting for you, and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome drink, followed by some short free time to refresh and then you will visit Dubrovnik Old Town on a 1-hour guided tour with a certified guide.
Next, enjoy a pre-dinner guided wine tasting with a Sommelier. You will taste 4 wines paired with local tapas, and have an introduction to Croatian wines and history with local tapas like bites. After that you will have dinner (at own expense) and free time.
Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, a private driver/guide will be waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel.
A typical day begins at around 9am and ends around 5-6pm, you will visit three family owned wineries and taste around 15 great wines, visit to medieval city of Ston, Oyster farm visit and visit the best vineyard in Croatia- Dingac!
Start the day by driving to the spectacular Peljesac peninsula, about 1-hour drive from Dubrovnik. First stop is at a small, family owned oyster farm where you will have opportunity to taste some of the best oysters in the world, on a boat!
Also, the first wine tasting will be at the oyster farm with an introduction to wine tasting by WSET and most important food and wine matching principles (to get you fully prepared for more wines and food).
Next, you will see the medieval historic town of Ston, famous for the second longest protective wall in the world (after the Chinese Wall), and the oldest salt factory of that kind in the world!
Next, you will visit three great wineries, meet very interesting winemakers who are making world-class wines and will have masterclass tastings with some of them. You will also taste some local olive oils of great quality too, and see some spectacular scenery during the day.
You will visit the best vineyard in Croatia called Dingač, and finish with a superb 3-course lunch paired with wines.
Return to Dubrovnik around 5.30pm and spend the rest of the evening as you wish.
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. A private driver/guide will waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel to transfer you to Konavle Wine region, circa 40 min drive, near Dubrovnik Airport.
Visit a family-owned winery and enjoy a guided tasting of four local top quality wines including Malvasia from Dubrovnik, with a winemaker. Then you will enjoy a 3-course lunch, with the big local speciality called “Peka”, an iron bell where meat and vegetable are cooked covered in fire for long time, paired with red and white wines made by the farm. (fish or vegetarian options are available too)
Transfer to airport for afternoon flight.
Please note: All guides including Mario DipWSET will have both Covid vaccine or PCR test on the day of tour.
- Two half-day tours with private driver/guide
- Full -day wine tour with Mario, DipWSET and Certified Sommelier
- 2-nights accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotel
- Two breakfasts, two lunches
- Four guided visits with wine tastings at 4 renowned wineries
- Certified guided tour of Dubrovnik Old Town
- Oysters and wine tasting
- Introduction to wine tasting by WSET
- Monuments entrance fees (tickets available to purchase)
- Transfers/private driver except when mentioned in the itinerary