Private Peljesac Wine Tour from Dubrovnik

  • Free cancellation – full refund if cancelled 48h in advance
  • Duration from 6:30 to 8 hours, start time 09:30AM, all 2021
  • Instant Confirmation, with only 20% deposit paid by PayPal in advance
  • Private Pick-up (type your address in booking-form)
  • Physical rating: Light (light walking, nothing too challenging)
  • COVID-19 measures: all vehicles regularly sanitized
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Tour Highlights

  • STON – medieval walled city and 14. ct. salt pans
  • DINGAC – Peljesac peninsula most famous vineyards
  • POTOMJE – visit and tasting of area’s famous red and white wine
  • PONIKVE – protected wine region, visit with boutique winery tasting

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Join us on a tour through second longest peninsula in Croatia – Peljesac, known for its top quality red wines (Dingac, Postup). Enjoy an area where vineyards stretch through the steep slopes from the Adriatic Sea to the sky. See, smell, feel, taste and get to know our wines and their history. Learn about our olives and what makes a good olive oil.

Marvel at medieval fortifications and elegance of Ston town and possibly end your day with picking some oysters from their oyster beds and tasting them on the spot!

Starting from Dubrovnik (port or your hotel) we drive northwest along the Adriatic coast passing the villages of Orasac, Trsteno (known for its beautiful Arboretum botanical garden) and Slano, with Elafiti islands following parallel to the coast.

After about 45 min drive we cross over to the peninsula of Peljesac, with Mali Ston Bay dividing it from the mainland as the peninsula keeps streching towards the open sea.

Soon we arrive at Ston, a medieval city famous for its great city walls – second largest preserved fortification system in the world, its charming Gothic center and its salt pans where salt was produced and harvested over centuries (salt was very expensive and in demand in those days). During the short orientational tour of Ston, you will learn about Ston’s history and see the major sites after which we continue towards the vineyards of Peljesac.

Passing from one valley to another, from the beaches of village Zuljana to the little fisherman village of Trstenik (scenic photo stops), finally reaching the most beautiful scenic parts of the steep cliffs of Dingac where wine grows on 40-60 degree incline. You will hear the story about the our Plavac Mali wine, its history and what makes it unique in the world. Passing through a man-made Dingac Tunnel (made in 1970) we will enter the village of Potomje where we will stop at 2 private wineries in this region followed by presentation and tasting in each winery (red and white wine, liqueurs, olive oil, small bites)

Following wine tasting, we will drive back but this time on the other side of Peljesac peninsula passing the villages of Janjina, Drace, Dubrava and stopping at Ponikve village, another wine region on Peljesac peninsula where we would stop at another boutique winery (3rd one) to taste, experience and compare their wines with those of previous region.

After Ponikve we will head back to Dubrovnik port/hotel, with possible toilette or photo-stops along the way. (ride back is around one hour).

Itinerary: (Example)

* Check points on map

  • 09:00 hotel/apartment pickup, drive to Peljesac – H*
  • 09:50 arrival Ston, short stop for orientation walk, coffee, toilette – B*
  • 10:20 continuing through valley and slopes of Peljesac peninsula
  • 11:10 arriving to Dingac hills, visting the vineyard, learnig about specifics of the area – D*
  • 11:30 passing through Dingac tunnel
  • 11:40 arriving first winery in Potomje, visting wine cellar and wine tasting – E*
  • 12:30 visting second winery in Potomje -wine tasting wish small accompanying bites, talking to the owner
  • 13:20 -13:50 driving through inner part of Peljesac back towards village of Ponikve (another wine valley)
  • 13:55 – 14:35 3rd winery wine tasting, fruit liqueurs and olive oil -explaining differences – G*
  • 14:40-15:45 -drive back to Dubrovnik, end of tour – H*

What is included?

  • Air conditioned minibus/van or personal car
  • English speaking driver / guide
  • Visits all along the proposed route, presentation and tasting of wine and liquors in 3 wineries (small snack bites in at least one winery)
  • Orientation tour of medieval town of Ston
  • Multiple photo stops along the way
  • Port/hotel pickup and drop off
  • Port entrance fee, parking etc

What is not included?

  • food and drinks along the way (other than specified in the tour specs)
  • entrance tickets to Ston city walls or Ston salt panes – if you choose to visit them

Optional (paid additionally – must be arranged with company prior to the tour)

  • Oyster picking by private boat with one of the local private oyster producers (includes 45 min total experience duration -ride with local fisherman and his boat to his oyster beds, picking oysters right from the sea, presentation and tasting -5 oysters and local white wine on the spot)
  • Visit to Trsteno arboretum (Game of Thrones location)

How to book this tour

  • Use booking form to check availability, prices, and book your tour
  • 20% deposit is required at the time of booking by PayPal
  • The outstanding amount should be settled with the tour guide after the tour
  • After successful booking you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail
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Great experience. Very knowledgeable, professional & friendly guides
TLKatica
March-2019

We were very happy with this company. We were a group of 3 women so it was convenient to book the private day tours with the car and guide/driver. We did 3–(…)

Peljesac Wine Tour
sundberg44
October-2018

Our guide, Stephan, picked us up in the walled part of Dubrovnik and we walked a short distance to the van. We were with another couple and had lots of room for seating. We so enjoyed the drive

Oyster & Wine Tasting
WelTravelled818
September-2018

My wife and I did a private day tour from Dubrovnik with Filip from the Doria Team. It was an oyster and wine tasting tour which was remarkable.

Fantastic experience for a private tour (Dubrovnik, Ston)
NicholasBrown
September-2018

We did the private tour (that picked us up 100 meters from our place that took us to Dubrovnik and then the Ston region. In Dubrovnik we just went to a few superb vista points


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