Food and Wine Tours

It’s hard to say whether the Dalmatian region is better known for its food or its wine, but one thing we know for sure – it is the perfect place to sharpen your taste buds. While many restaurants offer traditional dishes from the region, if you are looking for a truly authentic way to experience Croatian cuisine and local wines, you’re in the right place.

Croatia is a paradise for foodies and wine connoisseurs and is the homeland of some of the worlds best wine varieties. Like Zinfandel, for example, which has its origins in Kaštela near Split. With olive oil as the key to our cooking, delve into the best of Dalmatian cuisine with us.

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Hiking and Dining Tour from Split
Hiking and Dining Tour from Split

On our hiking and gastro tour from Split we take you to Omis hinterland for an amazing hike towards the mountain top. During the hike we are protected by the shade of the forest and once we reach the top you will be amazed by the view of islands and the coastline on one side and Omis hinterland on the other. After the hike we will head out to the traditional tavern where you will be served traditional delicacies, including “food under the bell”.

Duration: approx 5h and 30 min

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Gourmet Sailing Tour
Gourmet Sailing Tour

What can be better than putting together Adriatic Sea and Mediterranean cuisine? Explore stunning Croatian coast and its islands on a sail boat. Take our round trip and discover precious natural gems and favorite summer residences of visitors from all over the world. Meet dalmatian coast from unique perspective – aboard and taste food from domestic ingredients.

Duration: approx 7h

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Zinfandel Origin Wine Tour from Split
Zinfandel Origin Wine Tour from Split

So many travellers who haven’t been in this beautiful country, now want to know where Croatia is on a map. We will take you to the place where Zinfandel has it origins, in an ancient wine region just few minutes driving from Split. Our wine tour is combined with history and followed with a homemade dinner in a slopes of Kozjak mountain.

Duration: approx 6h

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Wine Tour Split – 3 Wineries, 2 Museums, 1 Day to Remember
Wine Tour Split – 3 Wineries, 2 Museums, 1 Day to Remember

On a wine tour from Split we will take you to the nearby Kastela, the home of Zinfandel grape variety where you will taste the wines from 3 local wineries. On this four hour tour you will visit the wine museum, do the wine tasting of several indigenous grape varieties from various new-age and traditional wineries

Duration: approx 4 hours

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Wine Tasting Tour
Wine Tasting Tour

Join our wine tasting tour on the slops of Kozjak Mountain and learn the difference between the sort of wines. Discover your passion for best quality wines and grab the opportunity to taste it in authentic Croatian cellars. Gateaway to discover old Dalmatian family vineyards and all they have to offer. Visit the first Biblic garden in Croatia. And all of these in just one trip.

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What’s so great about Food & Wine tours?

Dalmatia is already the perfect region for your holiday, and there is no better way to discover it than by digging into the local cuisine. Our tours allow you to eat and drink your way through the different parts of the region, one adventure at a time, exploring the culinary heritage and cultural wealth of Croatian gastronomy together.

Split Day Trips gives you the chance to discover Croatian cuisine, wine, and local products through a selection of the best gourmet city tours, cooking classes, and wine tasting day-trips around the region.

In Split’s nearby region of Kaštela, you can find 11 grape varieties and delight in a traditional dinner in a wine cellar. You can even take a stroll through the vineyards and enjoy the region’s nature while tasting some of the best wines on offer. This is your chance to discover your passion for exquisite wines in the most authentic locations.

Must Taste Dalmatian Foods

EXPERIENCE TRADITIONAL CUISINE

What are the must try dishes from the area. You must know that tourists after going home from their Croatian vacations take back memories not only of hospitable locals, nice beaches with clear blue sea or cultural heritage sites, but of exquisite cuisine and dishes they have tasted while staying there. We bring you the full list of must try foods of Dalmatia.

Must Try Dalmatian Wines

THE HOME OF ZINFANDEL

Even though Croatian wines are still making their way onto the world scene there are already a few worldly renowned wines coming from this region. Wines of Kastela, Hvar, Korcula and Peljesac are becoming increasingly popular and usually become the favorite wines of the people who taste them. Enjoy our comprehensive list of must taste Dalmatian wines

More than tours…

We want you to get the best local experience on your travels. Lucky for you, the Dalmatian region is the culinary epicenter of Croatia and is the perfect place to learn some of our centuries-old Dalmatian recipes. When in Dalmatia, it is a sin not to try the delicious Poljički soparnik, our beloved meat and seafood ‘under the bell’ known as ‘peka’ and fish prepared as you’ve never had before.

You’ll find that Croatian cuisine is fresh and full of flavor. SO, why not take part in a cooking class, visit the picture-perfect green markets in old historical towns, and explore the charming villages? Most of our dishes are based on ingredients you can find at local markets and are locally-grown. It’s time for you to roll up your sleeves, shop for ingredients accompanied by knowledgeable and experienced chefs, and immerse yourself in the best of Dalmatian cuisine.

Do you know how to pick out high-quality olive oil? Your holiday in Croatia is the perfect place to learn how to taste and understand the difference between authentic extra virgin olive oil and, well, everything else. You’ll have an opportunity to eat traditional meals using extra virgin olive oil made locally and surely savor every last drop.

Are you a fan of the outdoors? You can take a hiking tour through the hills and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding islands, complete with an unforgettable dinner in an authentic tavern. Revel in the peaceful countryside, dig into Dalmatia’s gastronomic delights in an old stone house and learn how to prepare food over an open fire high up in the hills.

ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT CROATIAN GASTRONOMY YET?

From the starter to the dessert, some elements are universal – and in Dalmatia, that is olive oil, red wine, and locally-sourced ingredients. While Croatia is a real feast for the eyes with its landscapes, beautiful coast and the Adriatic Sea, you’ll also find yourselves feasting on one of the best cuisines in the world.

What’s so great about Food and Wine Tours?

  • We believe the best way to experience the culture is through food
  • Advice you can trust: We believe in the locals
  • We believe in authentic experiences
  • More than tours: We want you to feel like you’re traveling with a local everywhere you go, and every time you’re on a tour

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