This is an opportunity to explore the beautiful natural setting of the green and fertile Konalve valley. Scenic drive through the small and picturesque villages will first take you to the village of Ljuta where you will visit Old Mill & Stamp Mill called Mlinica Dvori which is still in function today. Here you will be able to see demonstration of flour production using traditional methods where the water power stone mill. Then take a brief riverside stroll around charming old water mill beside the cascading waters of the Ljuta River before you continue your trip toward Cilipi Village where a typicall village home is situated.
The local customs, delicious food and exquisite scenery combine to make this visit to Dubrovnik a memorable one.
-Banks of Ljuta River: Discover the historical mill system
-Mlinica Dvori: Learn about flour production using time-honored methods
-Lunch: Savor local specialties at a typical village home, accompanied by musical entertainment.
-Old Town of Dubrovnik: Stroll the Old Town’s famous street, Stradun, during a guided tour and during free time
Begin your journey on a scenic ride through the picturesque countryside to the village of Ljuta. Along the banks of the Ljuta River, discover a historical mill system, extremely important to the economy of Konavle and the republic as a whole. The river source and the upper stream is protected by the government as a park of nature, and the watermill is protected as a cultural monument. Stop at Mlinica Dvori, an old water powered stone mill, for a demonstration of flour production using time-honored methods.
Continue to Cilipi Village for a visit to a typical family home. For generations, the family continues the traditional production of grape brandy, olive oil and wine set forth by their ancestors. To share their customs, the family serves an authentic meal that can only be experienced in the real homes of these villages. While enjoying a hearty lunch with local wine, you'll be entertained with typical Dalmatian music and songs performed by local musicians/singers.
Afterwards, board your motorcoach for the return toward Dubrovnik. Upon arrival, you'll receive an orientation tour of the Old Town, followed by free time for additional exploration and/or shopping.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port.
-Local currency for shopping (most stores also accept credit cards).
-Sun protection including sunglasses.
What to Wear:
-Strongly recommend wearing light clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
-Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces with extended periods of standing and 10 to 20 steps.
-Shopping is not included during the guided tour; however, guests will have the opportunity for shopping during the free time in Dubrovnik
-Camera usage is not allowed inside the museums.
-Walking the city walls is a good option during your free time. The ticket to walk the city walls is not included in the tour cost and the fee is approximately 10 Euros.