Croatia for Foodies
Embark on a gastronomic tour de force that will take you from the hearty strukli of Zagreb to the subtle Mediterranean flavours of the Dalmatian Coast.
"Andrea did a wonderful job designing an itinerary to suit three generations of diverse interests, and was flexible and responsive to last minute changes and requests. He showed us many hidden treasures of this beautiful region that would have missed we're it not for him."
- Heather on her journey in Italy
A possible, beautiful itinerary for you
Fresh Ingredients and the Best in Town
Arrival in Zagreb. Croatia is a paradise for foodies. Upon arrival to the city, you follow Andrea’s advice and venture to Dolac market, where the smell of fresh produce and delicate ingredients is but a prelude of the experiences that lay ahead. Your guides share a local secret, the best Strukli in town. It is a delicious dish that has all the character of Zagreb. The enjoyment continues in a beautiful wine cellar that is dubbed a temple for wine and good times. No objections!
Landscapes of Flavour
The cuisine of a country is shaped by the land. To understand one you must experience the other. On your way south to the Dalmatian Coast, you stop at the Plitvice Lakes. It is a site of wonderful natural invention. The karsts set the scene for a feast of water, lakes, waterfalls, and lush vegetation. Beyond lies the Dalmatian Coast, where many new flavours await. Read more
At the Chef’s Table
Split is a city with a rich history and a healthy representative of that timeless chic one comes to associate with the Mediterranean. You experience it in a unique way: with a game! A game at the Chef’s table. You join a world-class chef and scour the markets of Split for the best ingredients. Afterwards, you play an active role in the creation of a fabulous four-course meal, that tastes all the better since you had a hand in its creation.
World Heritage Gastronomy
You reach the island of Hvar by speedboat. This island is famous for its fertility. Near Vrisnik you visit a farm that has all of the characteristics of true artisanship. As you learn, the farm produced the finest olive oil in all of Croatia, and it lends itself perfectly to create dishes of remarkable freshness and tradition. You then visit vineyards in the island, the Plavac is delightful and strong, it is full of character.
Let’s Just be Merry and Happy
On the way to Dubrovnik, you stop at an oyster farm. The farmers themselves beckon you to join them on their boat. You step aboard and enjoy an impromptu oyster tasting. You had never had fresher. In Dubrovnik you discover the history of the city through food. You hop from gastro-point to eno-point and you even leave room for dessert. The beauty of the Dalmatian Coast is the perfect pairing for good food, good wine, and good company.