Join us for a jeep ride through the Konavle countryside known for its beautiful landscapes.
We drive up to the mount of Velji Do for a wonderful view over the Riviera of Dubrovnik and some Montenegrin mountain peaks. An exciting off-road drive through the swampy valley of the river Ljuta follows. Continuation by road to Molunat, a small fishermen’s village in the southernmost part of Croatia. Time at leisure for swimming. Continue to Vodovađa driving up the mountain through the pine and cypress woods up to a water-spring. Traditional welcome with herb brandy and figs at the Šapro family house, followed by delicious lunch prepared under the iron bell accompanied by music.
The tour starts from the village of Gruda in Konavle area known for its beautiful landscapes with large valley surrounded by mountains dotted with charming villages. We bike along the fields, orchards and vineyards, passing across a small bridge over the river Ljuta and Konavočica. Our tour guide will introduces us into the history and traditions of the Konavle area passed down through generations. Visit to the Franciscan Monastery in Pridvorje and old watermills by the river Ljuta. Refreshment by the river, departure to Gruda for wine tasting of local wines.
Surrounded by high mountains reflected in the blue waters, a fjord-shaped Bay of Kotor is one of the most spectacular landscapes on the Mediterranean. Drive along the bay past Risan and picturesque Perast, a home- town of many captains. Boat ride to the man-made islet of Our Lady of the Rocks (Gospa od Škrpjela). Upon returning home safely, seamen dropped rocks and old boats filled with rocks in this place and gradually created the islet as the foundation for the church. Continuation to Kotor, town that has always been providing a safe harbour to navigators and its famous merchant navy. City tour of Kotor with its beautiful Romanesque cathedral of St Triphun, surrounded by walls and fortresses included on the UNESCO`s World Heritage List.
Discover the Bay of Kotor, one of the most spectacular sceneries on the Mediterranean, surrounded by high mountains with picturesque small towns along its shores. Drive to Kotor past Risan, once the seat of the Illyrian queen Teuta and picturesque Perast. City tour of the old city of Kotor with the Romanesque Cathedral of St Triphun encircled by walls and fortresses included on the UNESCO`s World Heritage List.
Discover the exciting scuba diving world! Get the basic knowledge and skills on scuba diving and have fun exploring the colorful underwater world of the Adriatic sea. We embark on a dive boat in Mlini, one of the most picturesque areas of Dubrovnik Riviera.
Your kayaking adventure takes us from Pile area near the fortress of Lovrijenac along the magnificent city walls offering unique views of Dubrovnik from the sea. We paddle to the island of Lokrum, a nature reserve with Benedictine Abbey visiting the caves on its open sea side. We proceed all around the island to Bettina Cave with a nice pebble beach. Take a break for refreshment, time for swimming and snorkeling. We paddle back passing the Old City harbor and the fortress of St John.
Guide instructor, equipment, mask and snorkel, sandwich and bottle of water (½ l) included. Easy to paddle for all ages and abilities.
Discover Ston with its 5-kilometer long walls, a city built in the 15th century according to a plan with a rectangular scheme of streets and squares and its Rector’s Palace. Ston is renowned for its delicious oysters and mussels that you will taste in one of the local restaurants. Another landmark of Ston are its old salt ponds where the salt is still produced today in the old way.
We continue to the Arboretum in Trsteno with a 15th century summer residence of the Dubrovnik patrician family Gucetić-Gozze surrounded by a beautiful Renaissance garden.
Discover the picturesque Konavle countryside with thirty villages surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and numerous cypress trees. Visit to Sunday Fair in Čilipi where women dressed in national costumes sell their hand made embroideries. Opportunity to attend the Holy Mass at the church of St Nicholas. A folklore performance in front of the church followed by a visit to the Konavle Ethnographic Museum housing objects of daily use, festive costume of the bride and groom and jewellery.
Drive to Molunat for a view over Prevlaka peninsula, the southernmost part of Croatia. Lunch at Konavoski Dvori restaurant with old watermills on the river Ljuta. Continuation to Mihanići for a visit to the home and gallery of the naive painter Mijo Šiša Konavljanin.
The Konavle Valley with its thirty villages, well known for its beautiful landscape, elegant national costumes and embroideries has carefully preserved its traditions and customs passed down through generations.
Traditional welcome in Čilipi with dry figs and herb brandy followed by a walk through this picturesque village with a typical rural architecture. At the Sunday Fair you will have opportunity to buy hand made souvenirs and embroideries or attend the Holy Mass at St. Nicholas’ church, where countrymen come dressed in their national costumes. Enjoy the folklore performance of dances and folk music of the area held in front of the church. Visit to the Konavle Ethnographic Museum arranged like a typical Konavle house with objects of daily use, jewelery and festive costumes of the bride and groom.
Catamaran ride along the Montenegrin shore with spectacular sceneries on the way to Durres, one of oldest cities of Albania. Upon arrival, departure by coach to Kruja rising 560 meters above the sea level, on the slopes of Sari-Salltiku Mountain offering a stunning view over the surrounding landscape. We tour Kruja, a picturesque birthplace of Skenderbeg, with mosque and colorful old bazaar and the medieval Kruja Castle, center of the Skenderbeg`s resistance against the Ottoman Turks. The surrounding walls are reinforced by nine towers and served as an observation and signaling posts at the time of war. Free time for lunch.
Return to Durres for a city tour including Amphitheatre, Roman Thermal Baths, City walls from the Byzantine period and the Citadel. Return by catamaran to Dubrovnik.