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Half-Day Trip to Konavle Area from Dubrovnik

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Adult   $57.40
Child  (5-10 Years) $45.92
Total $ 0.00
 
Highlights
  • 5-hour tour of Cavtat and Konavle Valley from Dubrovnik
  • Enjoy the fascinating views of Dubrovnik above the UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik Old Town
  • Explore the medieval southern coastal town of Cavtat and its ancient harbor
  • View the spectacular views from Sivi Soko viewpoint
  • Delicious Croatian lunch at Konavle village of Velji Do
  • Learn fascinating local history from our experienced guide
Description
Beside crystal clear sea and pretty places along the Dubrovnik coast, there is also an fascinating inland part called Konavle which boasts of fruitful valleys in the middle and high mountains on the other. This excursion will provide an opportunity to the tourists to dive into the green area of Konavle is camouflaging a turbulent history.

The first stop, after picking you up from your hotels, will be on a great viewpoint above Konavle and its center Cavtat – a unique viewpoint that simply cannot be described with words.
The second stop will be under a fort which was built on a cliff 25 meters high from the Illyrians and Romans. It is called Sokol Kula what means falcon fort as from here you will get a view far out over the Konavle area, almost like a falcon has. Built as a protection fortification and refurbished during the last years, today you have the chance to enter this fort, visit the old store- and guard houses inside of it.

For sure, beside the great panoramic views, you will additionally feel the spirit of this ancient place while listening and learning about its history and objective. The next stop is also regarding the history and lifetime of Konavle but closer to the valleys and the river Ljuta that still flows through the fields. Just near to the river, you will get the chance to visit a system of water-and stamp mills built about 400 years ago, listen about its history as well as see a demonstration of the same as they still work like hundred years ago.

After some liquor tasting , we proceed further on now to the other site of Konavle, closer to the sea and visit one more household called the „Stone mill“ . Here you will join presentations of stone mill for olives, handmade mill stone for making flour, old distillery, process of making arancini ( sweets from orange peel ) and hear stone myth, taste local wine, olive oil and olive pate.

Conclude your historical journey by taking a short guided walking tour through Cavtat and visit its main attractions.
Additional information
Please Note:
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved so kindly wear comfortable shoes
  • Children below 5 years of age are free of charge
  • Book with confidence on goldentoursworld.com! You can cancel your booking for free up to 96 hours prior departure date and avail full refund otherwise no payment will be refunded
Inclusions:
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Snack, tasting local wine and liquors
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance to the fort and the mills
  • Insurance, road tolls, vat and taxes
  • Professional tour guide
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (Optional)
Golden Tours World act as an official agent for these activities, as such you are subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier.