Discover Croatia's southern Dalmatian coast on this quick 4-day itinerary focusing on Dubrovnik. Deep dive into Dubrovnik's storied past on a walking tour of the historic city, taking in baroque and renaissance architecture and monuments as you wind your way through narrow medieval streets and alleys. You'll also kayak the Adriatic Sea to explore nearby Lokrum island and ride the vineyard-covered Konavle wine region on a fun bike tour.
Konavle Wine Tasting Tour, Dubrovnik
To the east of Dubrovnik sits Konavle, a famous wine region that stretches from Cavtat to the southeasterly tip of Croatia at the Montenegrin border. Its small population lives in some 32 villages scattered across the fertile land squeezed between the mountains and the sea.
You'll have the opportunity to visit three wineries and their famous winemakers—all families whose tradition of winemaking has endured for centuries. The tour lasts six hours and starts with a panoramic drive along the coast to Konavle. First, you'll stop at the awarded winemaker, Crvik, to taste the local white, red, and rosé, including a unique white, Dubrovacka malvasia, pressed from a strain of grapes originating from the days of the Dubrovnik Republic.
Next, you'll continue to another winery belonging to the Ljubić family, where you'll taste merlot and a variety of herb liqueurs, as well as enjoy a traditional meal in their wine cellar. From here, you'll carry on through the Konavle Valley to the Karaman family's award-winning winery to sample their dry dessert wines, Prošek, alongside traditional Pandišpanj cake (a sponge cake that has its roots in Spain).
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Itineraries with Konavle Wine Tasting Tour
This 10-day multisport itinerary combines culture and history with a large dose of adventure. You'll explore historical cities along the coast, hike through rugged mountain landscapes, relax on idyllic islands, and visit Croatia's most famous national parks. The trip begins in the capital of Zagreb before heading south to Zadar, through Plitvice Lakes National Park, over the Zrmanja River, to the Dalmatian coast and onward to medieval Dubrovnik.
Discover Croatia on this classic 15-day route starting in the charming capital of Zagreb. You'll tour the castle-laden hills of the Zagorje and discover cascading waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes before visiting the coastal cities of Zadar, Šibenik, and Split. You'll hike, kayak, swim, and cycle your way across Hvar and Korčula islands and the Pelješac Peninsula, drive to Montenegro for a scenic day trip, and end your stay in Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic."
Immerse yourself into the coastal culture of the Dalmatian region with this 13-day journey through Croatia. You'll see incredible national parks, sail among beautiful islands, and explore the country's most popular city, Dubrovnik. Thanks to the international flight options to Split and Dubrovnik, it is possible to travel open-jaw too. Learn more with these diverse itineraries, below.