Grilled squids dish served at a restaurant in Croatia

Gastronomic Croatia Tour: One-Week of Croatia’s Culinary Delights

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Dubrovnik, Korcula Island

Suggested Duration

7 Days

When it comes to gourmet cuisine, islands are the perfect locale for finding the freshest and tastiest ingredients that serve to highlight any food lover’s dream meal. From succulent seafood that is fresh off the boat to locally grown honey that is fresh from the comb, Croatia’s islands are exotic treasure troves of delicious fare. Offering you one of the most delicious and elite gourmet adventures, this luxurious, 7-day getaway has been handcrafted with you and all of your gastronomic desires...

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll around Dubrovnik’s ancient city, and as you admire the towering walls and iconic landmarks, you can sip and nibble on amazing Dalmatian cuisine
  • Delight in an evening dessert and nightcap after exploring Lokrum Island, where you will be introduced to the island’s local wildlife of peacocks and wild bunnies
  • Indulge in a private cooking class from a master chef, who will lead you step-by-step in crafting an authentic Dalmatian dish
  • Luxuriate for an entire day’s sail around the enigmatic Elaphiti Islands, where you will have the chance to frolic in the sea, relax on the ship, and witness some incredible sights
  • Find your center and reset to island time in a bliss-filled yoga session
  • Treat yourself to a visit to a bee farm, where you can sample local honey while learning how this golden elixir is made
  • Enjoy an olive oil tour on the stunning Solta Island while taking advantage of your opportunity to tour olive groves and sample the estate’s best blends
  • Discover Vis Island and the spectacular Blue Cave while being amazed as you receive an up-close glimpse at the Cave’s mystical aura

Detailed Description

Islands are not necessarily the first things that travelers think of when they think of Croatia. While the mainland of this lovely nation does indeed boast a bounty of fine cuisine, it is the Croatian islands that have the monopoly on the freshest, mouthwatering food.

Nestled amid the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea, Croatia’s captivating islands are hidden gems that offer only awe-inspiring aesthetic beauty and a plethora of island adventures with a unique and appetizing appeal. This luxuriously customized 7-day excursion has been carefully curated for you and features only the most elite experiences, the most spectacular scenery, and the most glamorous and mouthwatering cuisine that the Croatia Islands have to offer.

Your first exciting destination will be the seaside city of Dubrovnik, where you will spend your first evening exploring the Old City and indulging in a jaunt to the lovely Lokrum Island. Your first full day will find you being whisked away to the alluring Elaphiti Islands, which is where you can explore a trio of islands that each offer their own unique excitement and charm. You will then venture to Korcula Island, which will act as your base for the rest of the week as you journey elsewhere for fabulous day trips. Before your day trips, you will experience the best that Korcula Island has to offer on a day that will be filled with private yoga, touring a bee farm, and sampling local honey.

A delightful excursion to the island of Solta awaits you, and during this experience, you will embark on a private olive oil tour, visit actual live groves, and learn from a master grower about what goes into a bottle of Croatian Island olive oil. Heavenly Hvar Island will be next on your agenda, and it is here that you will partake in a palate-pleasing wine tour while also cruising through the most idyllic areas of the island, including Hvar town.

A visit to Vis Island and the world-famous Blue Cave Grotto will fill your final day in the islands, and it will be followed by a private cooking class that will be taught by a master chef. On your final morning, you will sail back to Dubrovnik, where after enjoying a lovely brunch, your private driver will lead you to the airport for your flight home.

Throughout this memorable getaway, you will enjoy staying at the best luxury accommodations in addition to having the luxury of private transportation to and from every destination. Everything about this tour is completely customizable, even once you have reached your destination. Therefore, you can adjust anything and everything about this idyllic adventure to suit your moods and interests. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the adventure.

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Starting Price

$1,815 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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