Drive towards Orašac
We will drive towards the north-western part of Dubrovnik county. Out first stop will be in Orašac village where we will have a visit to an old olive press and hear about the production back in the old days and today.
Dalmatian hinterland and stunning view over Adriatic
Our journey continues above the Adriatic road with a view of the remote villages along the way where a different type of scenery can be seen. This is a true Mediterranean hinterland.
We will go down to get back on the main Adriatic road and drive towards the small towns of Mali Ston and Ston. As soon as we make a turn you will be located on the second largest peninsula in Croatia called Pelješac. Additionally, the oyster and mussel farms are nearby, therefore there is an opportunity to taste the freshest oysters and mussels in the Adriatic! In addition, Ston walls are considered to be one of the longest original wall fortifications in Europe – renovated and open for visitors. We will have a short tour around the town with the possibility to walk the walls on your own later on. Just across the town of Ston, there are still operating saltworks where we will have a stroll and get acquainted with their history. Later on, an opportunity to have lunch on your own in a local tavern.
Slano Village stop
Afterwards, we will be coming back along a coastal road towards Dubrovnik. Halfway, we will place a short visit to Slano village which means salty in Croatian. This was the place where the salt from the Ston saltworks was distributed towards the hinterland. Slano today acts as a small resort and a fishing village, but back in medieval times, it was quite important due to the all the trading traffic to inland which took place right here. From Slano village there is a 30 minutes ride back to Dubrovnik.
A drive back along the Adriatic road to a starting point
The tour experience will finish at an assigned point in Dubrovnik.