Ravni Kotari wine and culture
There are no words that can better describe tradition, diversity or richness of Ravni Kotari region, as can simple taste of traditional local cuisine. One of the richest and most fertile grounds in the background of Zadar, that has lived through many historical tales, has at the same time been source of the best local products. People here lived not by the clock ticking, but by sun coming up and going down, by seasons of of planting and seasons of harvest, when the whole village would come to help out clear the fields..And, after a long day work, all gather around the table to sip on the best wines, and listen to the tales of old..
We invite you to join us in discovery of this rich cultural, and gastronomical heritage of the region, to stroll behind the old doors, to discover a world that still lives with nature and to challenge all your senses.
Our tour starts from Zadar at 09:00 and we drive trough Ravni Kotari - one of the richest and most fertile grounds in the background of Zadar. First stop we make in Korlat (famous for producing wine and medieval church of Saint Mary). We continue to Benkovac where we will visit the Native museum located in the fortress overlooking the plains. In this spectacular place, we will try 3 local wines. After wine, we will visit Asseria - ancient hillfort settlement from 1st century. Fortress Kličevica will be our next stop where in the middle of beautiful nature along the small rill, we will have picnic. After our filled stomach, we are ready to visit one of the biggest vineyard in Polača. We will see how this organic wine is produced and of course taste it. With great impressions, our tour ends driving back to Zadar.
Total duration 6 hours; distance from start to finish about 155 km. We make 4-5 stops for photos, and tastings.
PRICE PER PERSON: from 858,00 Kn (min 2 pax)
*optional is stop for lunch at Maškovića Han - summer house/residence of Jusuf Mašković (supreme admiral of the Turkish fleet)
Includes: transfer with air conditioned vehicle, driver, guide, picnic, 2 wine tastings
Duration: 6 hours
Physical Requirements: No
Age Recommendations: 21 years and older
Start: at Feral-Tours office or at your accommodation in Zadar
Availability: all year round
Departure time: 9 AM
Return: 3 PM
Onsite Facilities: toilettes at 2 different stops
Guide: a trained, experienced guide, speaking English/German/French/Italian
What to bring: light hiking or sports footwear, small backpack, fleece jacket, camera, money, ID.
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|AVAILABILITY||ALL YEAR ROUND|
|SUITABLE FOR||2-8 PEOPLE|
|LANGUAGES||ENG, GER, FRA, ITA|
|PRICE||858 KN person|
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