Slovenia & Croatia Real Food Adventure

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43796
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Ends Dubrovnik, Croatia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore stunning landscapes, villages, towns and cities, immersing yourself in the culture of Split, Bled, Zadar, Rovinj and Motovun, and island hop out to Brac and Korcula.
  • Hunt for your own truffles, sip on glasses of local wine, taste cured meats and cheeses iconic to their regions, indulge in the finest ocean-fresh seafood and the world’s best oysters and savour local deserts that will set your tastebuds alight.
  • Dine with a local family in the village of Rakovica, experiencing a slice of life in Croatia and enjoying a home-cooked local dish.  
  • Learn how to make traditional Croatian delicacies like soparnik and zrnovo makaruni, before cooking and eating your creations.
  • Meet the people who create and produce regional delicacies across Slovenia and Croatia, from olive farmers to Benedictine nuns who grow fresh fruits and vegetables in their nunnery. 
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Humana Zagreb. Donations help provide job opportunities and education programs in sustainable fashion and textiles for people with disabilities.
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The tour "Slovenia & Croatia Real Food Adventure" starts from Ljubljana and ends in Dubrovnik. This is a food tour that takes 13 days taking you through Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Šmartno, Zadar and 7 other destinations in Croatia and Slovenia. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Journey through Slovenia and Croatia on this 13-day adventure that puts your tastebuds front and centre. Travel through the Slovenian countryside, stopping to learn local secrets that perfect their most famous and beloved dishes. Then, make your way to Croatia, where you’ll sample some of the freshest produce and finest seafood in the region and meet the people responsible, from Benedictine nuns to truffle hunters and oyster farmers. Taste local delicacies, from hand-rolled pasta to sugary walnut cakes and some of the finest oysters in the world, harvested fresh and delivered straight to your plate. With a local leader who knows all the best spots, you can enjoy all the flavours Slovenia and Croatia have to offer.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Ljubljana
  • Day 2: Bled - Smartno
  • Day 3: Motovun
  • Day 4: Motovun
  • Day 5: Plitvice National Park - Rakovica
  • Day 6: Zadar
  • Day 7: Split
  • Day 8: Split
  • Day 9: Split / Brac
  • Day 10: Korcula
  • Day 11: Korcula
  • Day 12: Dubrovnik
  • Day 13: Dubrovnik
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (8 nights), Guesthouse (1 night) Apartment (3 nights)
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Public bus , Ferry
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Bled - Kremsnita Tasting
  • Smartno - Wine tasting
  • Trebese – Organic farm visit & picnic lunch
  • Motovun - Truffle Hunt and Brunch
  • Rovinj – Day Trip
  • Motovun - City walls
  • Rakovica - Home-cooked meal
  • Plitvice Lakes - National Park Visit
  • Zadar - Nunnery & farm visit
  • Zadar - Local market visit
  • Split - Village cooking demonstration
  • Brac - Olive oil museum
  • Brac - Hrapoćuša cake tasting
  • Split - Old Town markets & culture tour
  • Zrnovo - Cooking Class
  • Peljesac - Wine tasting
  • Ston - Oyster tasting
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Ljubljana and from Dubrovnik are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Slovenia & Croatia Real Food Adventure tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Slovenia & Croatia Real Food Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 16 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Slovenia & Croatia Real Food Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Slovenia & Croatia Real Food Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • The cuisine of Slovenia and Croatia includes a lot of meat and seafood. For vegetarians and vegans we recommend reviewing the itinerary and inclusions to ensure that you will be able to fully participate and enjoy this trip. We also have many other trips to Slovenia and Croatia which can accommodate a range of dietary requirements.
  • The Croatian coast is very hilly and mountainous and stairs are commonplace. You will have to be able to easily lift your luggage and carry it up and down stairs and inclines, so packing light is recommended. The cobblestone streets become very slippery when wet. Some people may find Croatia's topography very demanding.
  • Summer temperatures can reach 40C/105F or higher in some areas, so it's important to use sun protection, wear layers to combat the heat and drink plenty of water. Please carefully consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability to that season.
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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