Tastes of Croatia

CROATIA FOR FOODIES

 

Whether you are a foodie, or a wine connoisseur, traveling to Croatia must already be on your list. This is a perfect opportunity to get a taste, smell, and feel of its wonderful diversity. Head on a unique journey of exploring the cultural subtleties, historical influences, unique terroirs, and local characters that come together in the most splendid food and wine tour of Croatia.

During whole two weeks, indulge in traditional Croatian food and wine; take cooking classes with enthusiastic Croatian chefs, head on a truffle hunt, taste oysters directly from the sea, and get inside vineyards, wineries, and local homes to get a first-hand take on the Croatian wine past and present-day.
Starting in the capital city of Zagreb, the Taste of Croatia itinerary then takes you to the coast, from the country’s largest peninsula of Istria, over the towns of Zadar, Šibenik and Split, all the way to Dubrovnik. Replete with exclusive experiences, fine dining extravaganzas, and authentic local flavors, all coupled with Croatia’s fine wines, this immersive tour promises a savory Croatian vacation.

PROGRAM IN BRIEF

Highlights

Štrukli & gemišt in Zagreb
Wine-pairing dinner at Meneghetti
Istrian olive oil tasting
Truffle hunt in Istria
Dinner at Pelegrini in Šibenik
Gourmet lunch at Bibich Winery
Cooking class in Trogir
Oyster tasting in Ston
Wine tour in Dubrovnik region

Included Basics

Private transfers throughout
Entrance tickets to all attractions
Tastings and meals per itinerary
English-speaking guides
English-speaking chauffeurs
24/7 phone support

Budget

The suggested itinerary starts from 3.500 Eur per person.

The final price of this custom tour depends on the number of guests, travel dates, final route and preferred level of comfort.

Contact us for custom itineraries or fill out our Trip Request form.

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With its many different regions, landscapes, and soils that nurture many different crops, traditions, and cuisines, Croatia is a true treat for the curious gourmet travelers!

Sharing a unique historic dimension, prime locations, and a refined ambiance, these unique stays add a sprinkle of grandeur to your gourmet travel in Croatia.

Roam cities tasting their flavors along the way, dine at Michelin-star establishments, taste oysters straight from the sea, join home chefs for cooking classes, hunt for truffles, and hike to wineries in this all-telling foodie itinerary in Croatia!

SOUNDS INTERESTING?

It is impossible to explore all of Croatia’s fantastic food and wine traditions in only one trip but you simply have to start somewhere. Contact us for a private custom-tailored itinerary or browse the food and wine travel site for more ideas!

BEFORE YOU GO

Itinerary Creation

When it comes to food and wine, Croatia keeps no secret. Numerous foodie and wine tasting experiences throughout this itinerary will more than surpass all your expectations if you consider yourself a connoisseur or lover of food and wine. We have a great passion, knowledge, and desire to present all our food and wine treasures to the rest of the world. This itinerary is a selection of the best food and wine experiences Croatia has to offer, but it can also be adjusted to match your preferences.

When to Travel

This itinerary is doable year-round although please note that some restaurants and wineries are closed for the winter. The best period to visit is from April through October when everything is open. If you are interested in keeping the itinerary as it is, we suggest visiting from May through September to take advantage of the seasonal produce. Some specific interests like foraging for wild asparagus and famed white truffles require a more precise planning.

Payments

50% deposit payment is due upon booking of this program. After we have received the payment, you will be sent an official confirmation to your mail. Balance payment is due one month prior to arrival. We accept wire transfer and major credit cards through our secure payment gateway (Visa, Amex, Mastercard). In case of significant changes after finalizing the trip, there will be a 250€ surcharge. For more information on Payments, visit our Terms and Conditions page.

Travel Agents

Secret Dalmatia’s team of travel designers is dedicated to creating custom-made itineraries that perfectly suit your clients’ interests. Providing exclusive experiences with our close-knit network of fascinating locals, experienced chauffeurs, and skippers, we aspire to provide unforgettable journeys in Croatia, and beyond.  We remain at your clients’ disposal 24/7 over phone as your company representative, securing your relationship with your clients and making sure they are taken care of at all times.