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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience this wonderful coastline and its long history, as well as culinary delights it has to offer.
Pelješac is the second largest peninsula in Croatia, situated in southern Dalmatia.
The Bay of Mali Ston separates the peninsula from the mainland.
This Bay, partly belonging to Bosnia and Hercegovina, under the intermittent influence of fresh water from the river Neretva, hosts the largest oyster cultivation facilities in the Adriatic.
Mussels are also part of the mariculture.
The favourable hydrological conditions for seashell cultivation have been recognised since Ancient times.
Remnants of oyster farming dating back to the Roman Empire have been found in the area; the first written documents on oyster gathering there are from the 16th century, and those which relate to seashell culture from the 17th, as recorded in the Republic of Dubrovnik.
Another prominent feature of Pelješac peninsula are its lush vineyards.
Wine is a popular drink in Croatia, and locals traditionally like to drink wine with their meals.
Quite often, the wine is diluted with either still or sparkling water – producing a drink known as gemišt (a combination of white wine and carbonated water), and bevanda (a combination of red wine and still water).
Korčula is an island in the Adriatic Sea, separated from the Pelješac peninsula by a narrow Strait of Pelješac.
According to legend, the island was founded by Trojan hero Antenor in the 12th century BC.
First settled in mesolithic by neolithic people, the island has seen many nations and experienced any different cultures throughout its long history: Illirians, Greeks, Romans, Venetians, Croatians – every one of them left a mark and contributed to the island’s rich history and customs.
The island is famous for its vineyards as well for its culture and architecture.
The City of Korčula is a historic fortified town on the protected East coast on the island, often referred to as “small Dubrovnik” because of the circular fortifications resembling Dubrovnik’s much bigger ones.
The old city is surrounded by walls and the streets are arranged in a herringbone pattern allowing free circulation of air but protecting against strong winds.
All of Korčula’s narrow streets are stepped with the notable exception of the street running alongside the southeastern wall.
The street is called the Street of Thoughts as one did not have to worry about the steps.
Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.
Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.
Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.
In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.
In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.
If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.
Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.
If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.
These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.
The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).
Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.
Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.
Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.
Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.
Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.
Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.
All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.
A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.
Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.
We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.
You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.
Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.
We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.
Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).
The pack will normally be sent to your home address.
Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).
Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.
Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.
This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.
The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.
The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.
The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.
Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.
If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.
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We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.