Venice: On your orientation see the Byzantine basilica in St Mark’s Square, the colonnaded Doge’s Palace and the iconic Bridge of Sighs.Delight in the magic of this charming city as you are serenaded, travelling through the atmospheric canals by gondola. Delight in the magic of this charming city as you are serenaded, travelling through the atmospheric canals by gondola. The workshops master craftsmen teach visitors about the traditional craft of glassblowing and its history which dates back to the 15th century.
Piran: Meet Irena Fonda, a passionate and awarded biologist carrying out important conservation work in the Gulf of Piran. Join her on a short boat ride to see her family’s fish farm and learn about their journey breeding sustainable Piran sea bass of the highest quality.
Plitvice National Park: Join a Local Expert to explore Plitvice National Park and learn how the site actively carries out research to monitor the natural habitat of species. Bring your camera! This is one of the most beautiful scenery you will ever visit.
Zadar: On your orientation, walk through the market, past the Roman Forum to the Sea Organ and take a moment to enjoy the sounds generated by the waves. Visit Brlog, Croatia’s first women-owned co-op brewery and try a selection of their natural craft beers. Hear the inspiring story of founders Maja Šepetavec and Ana Teskera and how they built their responsible social enterprise.
Split: Join a Local Expert and discover Diocletian’s Palace as you walk through its well-preserved Cellars. See the Temple of Jupiter, St Duje’s Bell Tower and the Golden Gate. Continue through the labyrinthine streets and arcaded squares of the Old Town.
Hvar: Join Fedra, the founder of the Faria women’s co-op and learn about their remarkable job work in using the ingredients indigenous to the island to create delicacies and cosmetics. Taste her sustainable chocolates that were inspired by her love of locally available produce and grandma’s recipes. Cruise back to the mainland.
Korcula: join a Local Expert for a gentle hike in the healing nature surrounding Korčula Town. Grab a sea-view spot and connect with your inner peace as you take part in a yoga class. Visit an organic farm ran by the Marovič family offering seasonal homemade produce ranging from olive oil to jams and marmalades.
Ston: Meet a local oyster farmer and learn about the cultivation of oysters, before enjoying a delicious Sea-to-Table tasting of fresh shellfish and local wine.
Dubrovnik: Explore the Pearl of the Adriatic with your Local Expert. Walk the stone-paved streets of the Old Town to see Onofrio’s Fountain, Rector’s Palace and the medieval city walls. Visit the workshop of Deša, an organisation founded following the Siege of Dubrovnik to help refugees and women who were victims of violence. In the evening, should the weather be favourable, enjoy a relaxing cruise around the fabled bay of Dubrovnik.
Gruda: In the heart of the Konavle region, meet Antonia Rusković Radonić, a dedicated artist working to preserve the local silk and embroidery traditions originating in the 15th century.