Tangerine and olive picking – 6 days in Dalmatia

BUS TOURS / relaxed / guided

  • 6 days / 5 nights
  • Island Brač, Dubrovnik, Metković, Trogir, Split
  • Croatia
  • Waterman Svpetrvs Resort

Highlights

  • experience tangerine and olive picking
  • visit Brač, Split and the King's Landing - Dubrovnik
  • taste oysters on the Pelješac Peninsula
from - EUR per person
  • OVERVIEW
  • ITINERARY

We believe that traveling is not just about discovering a place, but also getting to know its culture and its inhabitants.

It’s often a challenge to decide where to go and what to see in our beautiful unspoilt country.

That why we are here to give you the opportunity to discover the most famous areas of southern Dalmatia and experience the true Mediterranean.

Get a new dimension to your holiday that will allow you to know the life of local people, taste the traditional cuisine and learn about the cultural traditions of Trogir, Split, Island Brač, Dubrovnik, Pelješac and  Metković.

Hands-on experience olive harvest, meet the friendly local olive farmers, learn all about the olive oil making process.

Observe rare wildlife and great richness of the botanical world of the “mandarin valley” Dolina Neretve, take part in the traditional harvest activity of tangerines. You’ve never tasted tangerines like this!

Feel the magic of the Mediterranean, enjoy musical performances the Dalmatian Klapa, eat traditional Dalmatian food, try “fritule”, drink schnapps. Unique taste of Mali Ston oysters and wine tasting at Matuško Winery discover on the Pelješac peninsula.

May the best souvenir of this vacation last forever!

THE PRICE INCLUDES:
*3x halfboard in Waterman Svpetrvs Resort (4*) with a welcome drink on arrival, unlimited use of indoor and outdoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, fitness
* 2x halfboard in 5* Hotel in the city of Dubrovnik
* free Wi-Fi internet in hotels
* olive picking with lunch
* tangerine picking with lunch and local wine
* oyster tasting on the Pelješac peninsula
* wine tasting and lunch at the Matuško Winery

DISCOUNTS:
* for every 23 pax, 1 person in 1/2 is free of charge (FOC)

SUPPLEMENTS:
* 1/1 room +90,00 EUR * tourist tax +1,35 EUR per person per night

DAY 1 – SPLIT AND TROGIR
Arrival in the city of Trogir and sightseeing with a local guide. The old town of Trogir is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its beauty and value. Walking through the streets of Trogir, with its many historical sights, is like a trip to the past. Then, we drive to city of Split and we get to know the city that exists for 17 centuries. Split is the largest city in Dalmatia, the second largest city in Croatia and it’s the home of the Diocletian’s Palace, numerous religious buildings, squares and other attractions. Boarding on the ferry to Brač is around 4:00 pm and arrival at the hotel is scheduled around 5:30 pm, followed by a Dalmatian buffet dinner with waiters in navy shirts.

DAY 2 – ISLAND BRAČ
Breakfast and then we start a full day excursion on the island of Brač. The island of Brač is the third largest Croatian island, but also the largest Dalmatian island. A visit to Škrip, the oldest settlement on Brač, is a true reminder of the island’s rich history. Afterwards, we visit “Vidova gora”, where can you enjoy a spectacular view of the famous Bol beach “Zlatni rat” and the islands of Hvar, Vis and Korčula, from an altitude of 778 m. “Zlatni rat” beach is one of the most famous symbols of Croatian tourism. After the “Zlatni rat”, we are introduced to the tradition of processing Brač-stone in the stone-masonry school in Pučišća, the only one in Croatia and this part of Europe. We return to the hotel in Supetar, dinner.

DAY 3 – OLIVE PICKING
After breakfast, the olive picking day begins. The olive is considered one of the oldest foods known for more than 5000 years. It is mentioned in the Bible and is considered both food and medicine. As we listen to the Dalmatian Klapa song, we pick olives, eat “fritule” and drink schnapps. Water and juice will also be available. At around 1 pm, we have lunch – “marenda”. On the menu will be – mixed meat, sour cabbage, potatoes, salad, tangerines, biscuits, wine, beer,… The best olive pickers will be rewarded with olive oil, spices and local wine. After this day rich of taste and aroma, we return to the hotel to enjoy a real Dalmatian dinner.

DAY 4 – DUBROVNIK
Early breakfast and departure to Dubrovnik, one of the most important historical and tourist centers of Croatia. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s an old town with narrow streets and high walls. Throughout its long history, Dubrovnik has been able to maintain an economic, social and cultural link between East and West, North and South through exceptional diplomatic knowledge. Likewise, Dubrovnik has perfected the art of organized trade, the exchange of goods independent of borders. After a tour of the city, we settle into a hotel and have dinner. Also, Dubrovnik has been a prominent Game of Thrones filming location since Season 2 and it’s a must visit for any Game of Thrones fan.

DAY 5 – PELJEŠAC PENINSULA
On the fifth day of the tour we drive to the Pelješac peninsula. Pelješac, once a refuge for seafarers, today it tells the wine story of the South through native wines. We visit the city of Ston, which has the second largest city walls in the world (the longest preserved defensive wall in Europe). The bay of Mali Ston has been famous for seashell cultivation since the days of the Roman Empire, therefore, oyster tasting is mandatory. After the unique taste of Mali Ston oysters, wine tasting at Matuško Winery is scheduled. It’s one of the most beautiful wineries on the Pelješac peninsula. After the tasting, we return to the hotel for dinner.

DAY 6 – TANGERINE PICKING IN METKOVIĆ
Breakfast and drive to the city of Metković. Metković’s geographical location and the Neretva valley to the sea make it exceptional among Mediterranean cities. We take the boat along the Neretva River and participate in tangerine picking. Each picking participant get 3 kg of tangerines as a souvenir from this area. Afterwards, we have lunch accompanied with good local wine and sounds of the Dalmatian Klapa.

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