9 Days Different Flavors of Croatia Tour Package from Zagreb Tours €2290/- (Posted on Jun 9 2011)

9 Days Different Flavors of Croatia Tour Package from Zagreb Tours €2290/-

DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF CROATIA

Experience the different tastes and scents of our beautiful Croatia. Rich Continental and Mediterranean flavors and diversity of different cuisines. Superb wines and delicious seafood. Fascinating sights and great natural sites. This is a Croatian experience you will be talking about for years.
Traveling in any new region, cuisine is a perfect way to capture the essence of the place. With diversity which Croatia is offering, you’ll delight in new culinary experiences and reconnect with traditional flavors.

Our culinary journey in Croatia will show you how the influence of the Latin, Slav, Byzantine and Finno-Hungarian worlds left the impact in Croatian cuisine.

croatia zagreb

croatia zagreb

We often say that a single type of Croatian cuisine does not exist, because each Croatian region has its own, unique cuisine. The northern and southern areas of the Adriatic are characterized by differences in taste and preparation of more Mediterranean foods.
In the north of Croatia however, Austro-Hungarian culinary influences are more evident.

You will definetely enjoy in great food, superb wines and relaxing athmosphere from North to South, from the mainland to the islands.
Tasting, either truffles in Istria, cheese and bacon in Croatian Zagroje or enjoying the divine seafood, proscuitto and olive oild in Dalmatia, you will experience the true taste of Croatia.

The Tour Price Includes:

  • 9 days
  • 8 overnights – breakfast incl.: Zagreb, Opatija, Split, Ston, Dubrovnik
  • 5 and 4 star hotels
  • A/C minivan transportation
  • Experienced English speaking guide/driver
  • Entrance tickets: Plitvice Lakes, Šibenik and Trogir Chatedral, The Walls of Dubrovnik
  • Sightseeing: Zagreb, Croatian Zagorje, Hum, Motovun, Rovinj, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Šibenik, Trogir, Ston, Cavtat, Dubrovnik
  • Dinner in a Zagreb Tavern and a lunch in a traditional Zagorje household
  • Lunch and wine tasting in Istria and a seafood dinner in Lovran
  • Traditional Dalmatian dinner in an old household near Šibenik
  • Wine tasting on Pelješac peninsula and seafood lunch in Ston
  • Dinner in one of Dubrovnik Taverns and a traditional lunch in Konavle Tavern

ITINERARY

Day 1 ZAGREB – Arrival
Our gastronomic adventure starts in Zagreb, the Croatian capital. Your guide will meet you at the Zagreb Airport and transfer you to your hotel in Zagreb. After you check in and rest a little bit, we’ll take you for a walk throgh the central part of Zagreb. Nothing beats visiting a new city with a local expert who will discover you all the beuties of this charming city and treat you with a traditional dinner in one of the old Zagreb Taverns. Overnight in Zagreb – 5 star Hotel.

Day 2 ZAGREB – CROATIAN ZAGORJE – ZAGREB
Before we head to Croatian Zagorje region, we will stop at Dolac Market, the belly of Zagreb, just above the main square in Zagreb and taste and buy some of the homegrown fruits and vegetabales coming from different parts of Croatia.
We continue to Croatian Zagorje, a picturesque hilly region and a place of simple beauty which overwhelms with great heart and hospitality. We’ll explore some of medieval castles and enjoy in old traditional villages and colorful lanscapes.
In one of many old family households we will taste some of the best Zagorje specialities: bacon, cottage cheese with sour cream, Zagorje soup, štrukli, turkey with mlinci and try some good wihte wines from the region. At the end of the day we are coming back to Zagreb for our last night there. Overnight in Zagreb – 5 star Hotel.

Day 3 ZAGREB – ISTRIAN TOUR – OPATIJA
We are leaving Zagreb after breakfast and driving towrads heart shaped penisula – Istria. On todays journey we will enjoy the richness of flavors and scents of Istrian cuisine but also the unique atmosphere of medieval towns, old households and the hospitality of our friendly hosts.
Delighted by the beauty of medieval Hum and Motovun and enchanted by the romantic Rovinj we’ll enjoy Istrian specialities like Istrian soup, home made pasta with truffles, prosciutto and sheep cheese. We will also visit one of the famous Istrian wine cellars and try world know wines Malvazija and Teran.
At the end of the day and on our way to Opatija, where we will spend the night, we’ll stop in a little coastal town Lovran and enjoy our evening by the sea having a dlicious seafood dinner. Overnight in Opatija – 5 star Hotel.

Day 4 OPATIJA – PLITVICE LAKES – SPLIT
Today we are heading south to Dalmatia and Croatian second biggest town Split. On the way to Split we will visit one of the most beautiful places in Croatia – the magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park. The Lakes are recognized as an astonishing natural monument for the benefit and enjoyment of the people now and for the generations to come. Walking along the sixteen pearls you will discover an outstanding natural beauty which will definetely impress you.
In the afternoon we are coming to Split where we are going to spend next two nights our tour. After we check into our Hotel in Split, we will take a walk through the heart of Split – the famous Split waterfront or Riva where you will feel the friendly and cozy atmosphere of this vibrant city. Overnight in Split – 4 star Hotel.

Opatija

Opatija

Day 5 SPLIT – TROGIR – ŠIBENIK – SPLIT
After breakfast we are taking you for a day trip to ancient town Trogir and to one of the oldest Croatian towns’ Šibenik. The old core of Trogir, a 15th century gem surrounded by the walls, with a well preserved castle and tower and by numerous other buildings and palaces dating from Romanesque, gothic and baroque periods, has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. In Šibenik, the historic coastal town, we will visit the unique monument of European sacral architecture – St. Jacobs Cathedral, which has been listed as UNESCO’s World Cultural Monument. The Šibenik Cathedral, adorned with 72 stone heads, is the most significant architectural creation in Croatia from the 15th and 16th century.
In the afternoon we will enjoy a unique atmosphere of the old, authentic Dalmatian hosehold. You will discover Peka, one of the best known traditional Croatian dishes and try the typical Dalmatian sweet called fritule. We will also try local Babić wine – one of the best red wine in Croatia.
In the evening, we are driving back to Split. Overnight in Split – 4 star Hotel.

Day 6 SPLIT – PELJEŠAC PENINSULA – STON
Today we are continuing further south from Split to Pelješac peninsula where we are going to discover the natural wonders and beauty and enjoy the gastronomical specialties of this part of Dalmatia.
Our first stop will be the towns of Ston and Mali Ston, known for the fortification complex dating from the 14th century and quite unique in its length of 3,5 miles. Ston was also a major salt producing town and the area is known for great seafood especially oysters which are grown in the Little Ston bay. After trying some fresh oysters, we head into the wine country of the Pelješac peninsula. Following the wine roads of Pelješac, we will visit some of the known wine producers in their cellars and try some of the famous red wines from this area like Plavac Mali and Dingač.
In the evening we are coming back to Ston. Overnight in Ston – 4 star Hotel.

Day 7 STON – DUBROVNIK
We are leaving Ston in the morning and heading to the last stop on our tour, Croatia’s most famous destination – Dubrovnik. After we check into our Hotel, we are taking you to explore and to enjoy in our Pearl of Adriatic – the old town Dubrovnik. The great George Bernard Shaw wrote: „Those who seek paradise on Earth must come to Dubrovnik” and he was as many others overjoyed by the beauty and rich history of this old town under the UNESCO protection. Its glorious walls, with their fortresses and bastions, offer a unique walk with view of the magical Elafiti islands. From the Onofrio fountain to the City bell tower, along its main street, Stradun and in many other small and quiet cobblestone streets, every step in this town will be an experience par excellence. After our walking tour, we are taking you for a lunch in one of Dubrovnik’s taverns. The rest of the evening is for you to spend in getting more impressions of Dubrovnik.Overnight in Dubrovnik – 5 star Hotel.

Day 8 DUBROVNIK – CAVTAT – KONAVLE VALLEY – DUBROVNIK
Today we are taking you for a day trip from Dubrovnik to Cavtat and Konavle Valley with our farewell lunch in a traditional household.
Cavtat’s past, present and future are very closely tied to Dubrovnik’s. Its Old Town is a tangle of narrow streets and cobbled alleys and its serpentine waterfront promenade that frames a picturesque harbor is simply charming.
After visiting Cavtat, we continue into the beautiful interior of the area known as the Konavle Valley where we are going to enjoy some more specialties of Croatian cuisine on our farewell lunch. In the evening we are coming back to Dubrovnik and spending our last night there.

Day 9 DUBROVNIK – Departure
Today is the last day of our tour and your guide will transfer you to the Dubrovnik Airport. We are sure now that this was definitely a Croatian experience you will be talking about for years.
We wish you a safe journey and we hope that you will always gladly remember Croatia and have great memories of these days spent with us.

PRICES:-
All prices are expressed in euro and all specified prices are based per person.
If you organize a trip for more persons than indicated in the price list, please feel free to contact us at igor@zagrebtours.com so we can make an offer that fits your needs.
Prices with tour guide

Persons Price
2 3190 €
3 – 4 2690 €
5 – 6 2290 €

Additionally, we also offer transfers from Venice, Budapest and Wien airports.

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Posted by on Jun 9 2011. Filed under Croatia, Dubrovnik, Europe, Plitvice National Park, Split, Zagreb.

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9 Days Different Flavors of Croatia Tour Package from Zagreb Tours €2290/-

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