EXPERIENCE NORTH-WEST COUNTRYSIDE & RIVIERA
- Feel a “real taste” of the north-west part of Dubrovnik county
- Visit the old olive press
- Stunning view drive above the Adriatic road
- Discover hidden villages
- Oysters & Mussels farms view
- Walking tour of the town of Ston
- Saltworks visit
- Slano village stroll on the way back
TIMING AND TRANSPORTATION
Duration of the tour is approx. 6 hours with all the stops. A driving in one direction is approx. 1:00 H with great photo opportunities.
In addition, the tour experience could be adjusted to your time schedule since we are providing the tours exclusively to individuals and small private small groups.
Transportation is organized in a private vehicle (up to 3-4 people ) or in a van ( up to 7 people ).
For the bigger groups, up to 16 people feel free to contact us as well.
Please contact us for the best price.
For the bigger private groups, feel free to contact us as well.
We will drive towards the north-western part of Dubrovnik county. After passing along the coastline we will make a turn towards the hidden villages above the Adriatic road. Out first stop will be in Orašac village where we will have a visit to an old olive press and hear about the production back in the old days and today.
- Orašac, Croatia
Dalmatian hinterland and stunning view over Adriatic
Our journey continues above the Adriatic road with a view of the remote villages along the way where a different type of scenery can be seen. The feeling that you are no longer in Dalmatia may occur. This is a true Mediterranean hinterland. The region is well known for its herbal plants which resources and potential are currently not in use as they could be. As well as around the region there are still operating some stone quarries.
- Trsteno, Croatia
We will go down to get back on the main Adriatic road and drive towards the small towns of Mali Ston and Ston. As soon as we make a turn you will be located on the second largest peninsula in Croatia called Pelješac. Additionally, the oyster and mussel farms are nearby, therefore there is an opportunity to taste the freshest oysters and mussels in the Adriatic! In addition, Ston walls are considered to be one of the longest original wall fortifications in Europe – renovated and open for visitors. We will have a short tour around the town with the possibility to walk the walls on your own later on. Just across the town of Ston, there are still operating saltworks where we will have a stroll and get acquainted with their history. At present, the saltworks do not have an economic significance as they used to back in between 15-16ct. However, we still use them, mainly for roads during the winter season in the continental part of the country and for some small local usage. Later on, an opportunity to have a lunch on your own in a local tavern.
- Ston, Croatia
Slano Village stop
Afterwards, we will be coming back along a coastal road towards Dubrovnik. Halfway, we will place a short visit to Slano village which means salty in Croatian. This was the place where the salt from the Ston saltworks was distributed towards the hinterland. We will have a stroll and see the former Rectoru0027s palace which has been renovated just recently as well as a small archaeological exhibition in within monastery garden with tombs dating from an early Christian era. Slano today acts as a small resort and a fishing village, but back in medieval times, it was quite important due to the all the trading traffic to inland which took place right here. From Slano village there is a 30 minutes ride back to Dubrovnik.
- Slano, Dubrovnik-Neretva County županija, Croatia
Transfer back to a starting point
The tour experience will finish at an assigned point in Dubrovnik. If you would like to add to your experience Dubrovnik Old Town by foot tour, it could be arranged additionally.
- píle near Dubrovnik, Croatia