Peljesac Peninsula Day Trip from Dubrovnik: Wine Tasting and Ston Village Tour
Spend a day uncovering the natural beauty and winemaking heritage of the Peljeöac Peninsula on this day trip from Dubrovnik. With an expert guide, visit the coastal town of Ston and see the so-called Great Wall of Croatia during a walking tour. Then, travel along scenic coastal roads, stopping at three family-run wineries. Discover how winemaking in the region dates back thousands of years and, after exploring the grounds, take part in guided wine-tasting sessions. End your day trip with a stroll through the tiny village of Trstenik before returning to Dubrovnik.Meet your expert guide at your centrally located Dubrovnik hotel, and then take a seat inside an air-conditioned minivan and relax on the journey to the small town of Ston on the Peljeöac Peninsula, the second largest peninsula in Croatia and one of the countryís premier winemaking regions.On arrival, after roughly an hour on the road, hop out of your minivan and stretch your legs on a walking tour of the quaint coastal town. Pose by the so-called Great Wall of Croatia, believed to be the second longest wall in the world after the Great Wall of China. As you take in the sights, hear how the Peljeöac area is rich in natural resources, with salt, seafood and wine among the peninsulaís biggest exports.Enjoy around an hour of free time for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) before joining back up with your guide. Return to your minivan and be wowed by the beauty of the southern Dalmatia coastline and the Adriatic Sea as you make your way to three family-run wineries. With your guide, tour the wineriesí picturesque vineyards and cellars, and savor samples of local wine varietals during guided tasting sessions. Learn, too, about plavic mali, the regionís principle grape, and discover how the areaís wine heritage dates back some 4,000 years.After visiting your final winery, continue on to the tiny village of Trstenik, where youíll enjoy a scenic stroll. Gain insight into local life and traditions from your guide, and make several stops during the 1-hour route to capture postcard-perfect vacation snaps.When the time comes, hop back inside your minivan and relax on the journey back to Dubrovnik, where your day trip concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel.