Where the words are not enough
Just like the streets of Dubrovnik were not built to be seen by carriage but by foot it is certain that the best views of the Dubrovnik region are from the sea. The historical Galleon is certainly the best stage for such scenery. During this cruise you will see the three most beautiful islands of Dubrovnik archipelago – Koločep,Lopud and Šipan commonly known as theElafiti islands. The old legend of the island is hidden in its name-about the old Greeks hunting for deer and subsequently naming the island the Deer islands. Green islands, with gardens full of oranges and lemons and lovely seashore landscapes, charming and picturesque villages with harmoinious architecture of summer manors; old seaman’s houses and little votive churches. Visit all the three Elaphite islands and enjoy your lunch of grilled fish and wine while beeing entartained by our local musicians.
The island of Korčula indisputable holds a privileged position among the Croatian island. Here we find more legends, tales and monuments than enywhere else.Beig famounr stonemasons, shipbuilders and seafares the people of Korčula left their marks all over the word, but they saved their best works for their own city. Experience the narrow streets, beautiful churches and magnificent palaces in one of the best preserved Medieval towns in the Mediterranean. After sightseeing free time for lunch or even swimming. On the return trip a stop will be made in one of the well know wine cellars of the Pelješac peninsula to sample some of the excellent local wine.
Taste of Dalmatia
You will start with a pleasant bus ride along the Adriatic coastline and the first stop will be made in the small village of Orasac. In the charming village of Orašac take part in the production of olive oil the old fashioned way, where the «mill» is driven by a horse. Here you will also have the opportunity to taste some home made cheese, smoked ham and wine. All this in an old fashioned house which has not changed much through the ages. After visiting Orasac Village you will continue towards the small town of Ston which is the “oysters capital” of Croatia. Especially interesting are the magnificent walls surrounding the town. They are 5 km long and the construction started in 1317 and was finished by the 16th century.Interesting are also the ancient salt pans that were in use during the Dubrovnik Republic. Salt is still produced here. Oyster farms are all around the area. After visiting Ston, enjoy a walk along the seaside in the town of Mali Ston with a magnificent view on the oyster and mussel farms and taste the famous seafood served on a platter in one of the local restaurants.
Mild beaches, clear waters and gorgeous mountains that plunge into the sea will greet you upon your arrival to the Gulf of Kotor. Encircled in the mountains, the innermost bays of the Gulf, Risan and Kotor, are the earliest inhabited areas with evidences of civilization dating from Illyrian, Roman and early Christian periods. In our quest for traces and memories of past times, we will be visiting the town of Risan with a Roman villa and its exceptionally well preserved mosaics from the 2nd and 3rd century AD.Next, a short boat ride from the baroque shore town of Perast will take us to one of the two islets in the Bay to visit the Church of Our Lady of the Rocks which houses one of the finest collections of wall paintings in this part of Europe. In the UNESCO-protected town of Kotor enjoy a guided tour through one of the best preserved medieval walled cities on the Adriatic. And finally, take the opportunity to make your own memories during your free time in Kotor!
This is a city of poetry, a city of stone and sleepy, narrow winding streets. It is a city where the traveller from the North feels the first dashes of Mediterranean air imbued with scents of citrus and sea and the traveller from the South reaches the first glimpses of the continent beyond. The town is exceptional for its dwellings and monuments assembled harmoniously over the centuries thanks to favourable geographical conditions and a sound economic climate. Experience sights such as the Old Bazaar, the Turkish House and one of the many old Mosques. After the guided tour of the town enjoy some free time for strolling around and browsing among the many old craft shops or maybe have lunch in one of the picturesque local restaurants.
Into the countryside
Known for its traditional way of living, pure olive oil, green honey, sweet-smelling herbs and embroidery it is a real ethnographic and natural jewel of Croatia. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the old mills on the river Ljuta once used to grind corn and produce flour as well as for fine processing of cloths. Enjoy demonstration as well as a welcome drink and snack. Once an ancient Roman town, nowadays Cavtat is one of the most beautiful small towns along the Adriatic coast. Join your guide for an orientational sightseeing walk and afterwards enjoy some time on your own discovering this charming town. Finally before ending this eventful day we will make a stop at the mountain viewpoint which offers a spectacular view upon the whole area including the surrounding islands.
Međugorje is a unique event in the modern world. It is believed that Our Lady appeared in front of a group of children in 1981,thanks to Our Lady’s apparitions this simple village paris has become a place of gathering for a multitude of pilgrims from the whole world and one of the biggest prayer centres in the world. Numerous witnesses say that, in this place, they have found faith and peace. You will have the opportunuty to visit the apparition Hill and attend the Holy Mass in the local church.
Montenegro is one of the last undiscovered secrets, the country whose vast natural and spiritual assets refuse to fit into any commercial pattern. Exotic landscapes are not always distant and unapproachable. Located less then and hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegro offers an unforgettable experience,exceptional natural beauty in combination with a rich history and culture. This is a land where the mountains descend almost directly into the sea creating a surreal atmosphere.Enjoy the drive aroung the Kotor Bay with it’s numerous small settlements;stop in medieval Kotor to soak in the typical Mediterranean lifestyle;continue high up into the mountains driving through Cetinje, once the seat of the Montenegrian rulers; Budva, the ancient town which is today a lively thourist resort.
A village with a touch of the past, marked by charming rural landscapes. Folklore has always been an important aspect of traditional culture – it is a combination of the entire phenomenon in life which are passed on from one generation to another. Join us for a visit to the village of Čilipi where traditional folk dances are taking place every Sunday. Experience the local culture, folklore and beautiful national costumes. Take a stroll among the many stands where the locals offer their home made products, visit the local Wine Cellar, attend the Holy Mass in the local church and finally enjoy the very attractive folk dances.