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Olive Oil, Culture and Wine

Day tour

Immerse yourself in (the) local culture by tasting the most precious drops of the Mediterranean, getting to know the locals, learning about our heritage and enjoying freshly prepared delicacies. The tour begins with a transfer from agreed location to the Ancient Salona where we shall learn a thing or two about olive oil. You will become acquainted with the production process by comparing the characteristics of top quality olive oil with those of lesser quality, and taste various types of gourmet oils, infused with locally-grown herbs such as wild sage, fennel and rosemary.

ITINERARY

  • Departure from the previously agreed-upon starting point
  • Guided olive oil tasting at Tusculum garden in Ancient Salona
  • Exploring the cultural and natural heritage of Kaštela
  • Wine tasting with a small culinary workshop (lunch or dinner)

 

DESCRIPTION

Immerse yourself in (the) local culture by tasting the most precious drops of the Mediterranean, getting to know the locals, learning about our heritage and enjoying freshly prepared delicacies. The tour begins with a transfer from agreed location to the Ancient Salona where we shall learn a thing or two about olive oil. You will become acquainted with the production process by comparing the characteristics of top quality olive oil with those of lesser quality, and taste various types of gourmet oils, infused with locally-grown herbs such as wild sage, fennel and rosemary.

Wine and cultural experience we will find a bit later, in the neighbouring coastal town called Kaštela (Castles). Exploring the town, its museums and hidden beauties, our path will bring us to a small local producer of premium wines to round up the experience in his company. On his farm we will prepare our food while enjoying his wines made from indigenous Croatian varieties

DEPARTURE
RETURN
Split, Croatia
TOUR DURATION
INCLUDED
organization, insurance and VAT
All entrance tickets
Licensed English speaking tour guide
Pick-up from your accommodation by our professional English-speaking chauffeur in a comfortable luxury sedan car or passenger van
Lunch or dinner on a family household
Tasting/degustation
NOT INCLUDED
Tour moderation, supplement for tourist guides in other languages upon request.
Additional personal expenses of guests and what is not mentioned under “program includes”
PeriodApril to January
Tour styleGastronomic tour with historical sites and local people
DifficultyEasy
Child friendlyNo
FoodExtra-virgin and infused olive oils with snacks, domestic lunch or dinner after wine tasting
BeveragesPremium quality and quality local wines, water provided
What to bringCamera, hat and sunscreen (in summertime); wear sneakers
Available optionsDepending on your interest, we can change one of the historical sites and include another one of your preference. Restaurant/tavern recommendations available

Testimonials

Ventula put together a great tour for us. The destinations were a good mix of what inland Croatia and Slovenia have to offer, the recommended restaurants were great, and the personal guides made the trip a total pleasure. We felt we had a fantastic scenic and cultural experience. I would...

Karen W., USA