Korcula Island – Birthplace of Marco Polo, The Dark Corfu, these are just some of the names of this beautiful island famous for its maritime history, high quality limestone quarries and ship building, but also for its special hand made macaroni from the village of Zrnovo and the pride and joy of the island – white wine POSIP!
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Peljesac wine tasting trip
Our tour begins at 08:15 in the morning from Dubrovnik stopping at medieval city of Ston for coffee and short tour and continuing through Peljesac peninsula all the way to the village of Orebic where we would board a boat line to take us to the town of Korcula.?
The whole city of Ston is surrounded by 5,5 km long wall (second longest preserved wall in the world) that reaches from one sea to another creating man made border and stand-off point for any intruders trying to invade the Peninsula of Peljesac. After walking the walls, we can visit ancient salt factory (13.ct) where production still takes place under natural conditions on the same principles it has been running continuously for more than 7 centuries.
After docking just at the entrance of the Old City of Korcula, your guide would introduce you to its rich history, show you on the map its Venetian defensive architecture and 15. ct. street layout and than you would enter the city through 18. ct Baroque South gate and walk to the center of the citadel to see the birth-house of Marco Polo and hear the story about this great explorer and his connections to Korcula and beautiful Cathedral of San Marco – with its tall bell tower looking like a mast of the great stone ship of Korcula when seen from far away.
After the tour guests would have some free time for lunch and than we would catch the boat back to the mainland and continue through the wine country of Peljesac stopping at one of the local wineries to try the famous Peljesac red Plavac Mali wine. We would also cross through tunnel of Dingač to the other side of Peljesac where Dingač vines grow at 60 degree inclined hills with spectacular scenes of Islands Mljet and Lastovo and fishing villages of Trstenik and Zuljana.
Number of photo stops possible on the way towards Dubrovnik (about 1:40 hours drive from Dingac hills).
We usually answer in less then 6 hours.