Croatia Cultural Tour

Small group tour up for up to 12

Croatia Tour

Small group tour up to 12, 10 spots available

Coastal Croatia Cultural Tour

October 5-12, 2024

Embark on a captivating 7-day journey along the Dalmatian coast, immersing in local culture, savoring traditional cuisine, and exploring iconic highlights. This small-group trip starts in Dubrovnik with a welcome dinner at Alex and Domeniko’s home in a seaside village, featuring a traditional Peka meal and Klapa music performance. Cruise into Dubrovnik by boat, followed by a historic walking tour of the UNESCO-protected Old Town. Uncover the region’s untouched nature with a day trip to the charming town of Cavtat and the enchanting Konavle Valley. En route to Split, experience an oyster farm and winery on the famed Pelješac peninsula. Explore Split through a historic and a local cooking class with the flavors of the region. Travel to Hvar for heritage tour of the island’s hidden gems and notable sites. Lastly, visit Krka National Park’s renowned waterfalls on our last day, followed by a local dining experience in Dalmatia. Hosted by Alex and Domeniko, this tour offers authentic immersion into Croatia.

Coastal Croatia Cultural Tour

October 5-12, 2024

Embark on a captivating 7-day journey along the Dalmatian coast, immersing in local culture, savoring traditional cuisine, and exploring iconic highlights. This small-group tour starts in Dubrovnik and ends in Split, with additional day trips to Cavtat & Konavle, Pelješac peninsula, Hvar island, and Krka National Park. Feel the character of Croatia through culturally-immersive travel experiences, like a visit to a konoba in Konavle and a Hvar heritage tour. Taste the flavors of Dalmatia through a cooking class and peka dinner with Klapa music performance. Learn about local history through walking tours and by stories from locals. Hosted by Alex and Domeniko, this tour offers authentic immersion into Croatia.

Experience highlights

Authentic “peka” dinner in the village with Klapa performance

Konavle tour with visits to ranch and local “konoba”

Scenic boat rides along the Dubrovnik riviera and Cavtat

Oyster farm visit + winery tasting on the Pelješac peninsula

Cooking class in Split with local ingredients of Dalmatia

Hvar heritage island tour with lunch in secret village

Krka National Park visit with stop at traditional Dalmatian restaurant

Private historical walking tours in Dubrovnik and Split

Experience highlights

Authentic “Peka” dinner with Klapa performance in the village
Konavle tour with visits to local konoba on the river and horse ranch
Scenic boat rides along the Dubrovnik riviera and Cavtat area
Oyster farm experience with winery tasting on the Pelješac peninsula
Cooking class in Split with local ingredients
Krka National Park visit with stops at traditional restaurant
Private historical walking tours in Dubrovnik and Split

Immerse yourself in Croatia’s culture and beauty with like-minded travelers and locals

Inclusions:

Accommodation

7 nights in 4-star hotels with daily breakfast and sea-view balcony rooms in the Dubrovnik and Split region

Private excursions

Private day trips to Konavle Valley, Peljesac peninsula, Hvar island, and Krka National Park

Local support

2 dedicate local tour leaders accompanying the tour, one from Dubrovnik and one from the USA

Transportation

All ground transportation with spacious, private van + sea transportation via boat and ferry

Meals

7 meals + culinary experiences, including peka, cooking class, oyster farm visit, and wine tasting

Historical tours

Private walking tours of Dubrovnik and Split + entrance to major Dubrovnik sites with Dubrovnik city pass

Full itinerary:

October 5-12, 2024

Pricing

Double occupancy

$2,950 per traveler
Sign up with a travel buddy for a $100 discount per person, OR share a room with someone of the same gender with separate twin beds.

Single occupancy

$3,550 per traveler
Have your own double room while on the tour, and enjoy the luxury of having more space and a sea view all to yourself.

Where You’ll Stay:

Hotel Mlini

Dubrovnik
4-star seaside hotel along the promenade of the coastal village of Mlini, just outside of Dubrovnik. We will organize all transportation to/from hotel during the tour.

Hotel Cvita

Split
4-star boutique hotel in a charming neighborhood outside of the Split city center. You will fall in love with this hotel’s unique decor and excellent service.

Limited spots available!

FAQs:

Your local hosts:

Alexandra Schmidt

Alex is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has Croatian roots through her grandfather. She studied political science and journalism at Loyola University Chicago, and met Domeniko during a semester abroad in Dubrovnik. Alex also runs her award-winning travel blog, and Instagram account about her life in Croatia. She loves to hangout by the sea with her friends and dogs, and travel around Croatia.

Domeniko Hajdić

Domeniko is born and raised in Dubrovnik, Croatia. He has worked in tourism his entire life, and studied diplomacy and international business at Dubrovnik International University, where he met Alex. In addition to running Mindful Travel Croatia, he helps run his family’s rental apartments and hosts a peka dinner Airbnb experience. He loves to cook, swim in the Adriatic sea, and sing Klapa music with friends all night long!

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