Sericulture tradition & tour of Cavtat & Konavle

Unique sericulture tradition & tour of Cavtat & Konavle

Unique sericulture tradition & tour of Cavtat & Konavle

Few minutes south of Dubrovnik is the ancient Roman settlement of Cavtat and the Konavle valley-the very southernmost part of Croatia before it meets the coastline and mountainous terrain of Montenegro. Combining Cavtat and Konavle makes a wonderful day tour that takes you from an historic seaside village into the hidden interior of Konavle. Cavtat's past, present and future are very closely tied to Dubrovnik and this historically rich area is a delight - its Old Town is full of narrow streets and cobbled alleys and its serpentine waterfront promenade that frames a picturesque harbor is

After visiting Cavtat, we continue into the beautiful interior of the area known as the Konavle. Framed by the southern mountains of Herzegovina and Montenegro, its small population lives in some 32 picturesque villages scattered across this south-eastern part of Croatia.

Our tour will continue in one of hiden villages where we will have chance to get unique chance to see how story of Silk starts. Sericulture in Konavle .... a centuries old craft ...one of the most important and almost forgotten aspects of tradition and cultural heritage of this region... Silk production in Konavle has succesfully resisted the challenges of the global industrialism in the 18 th and 19 th century, and has revived, nowadays, as a family tradition in several households in this area. We invite you to visit and take part in this ancient craft of producing the silk threads in the most traditional manner... From a cocoon to silk.... Konavle - the cradle of sericulture. Sericulture – identity and cultural heritage of Konavle.

What makes Konavle so intriguing is how its folk traditions and way of life have remained so intact. And today we get a rare opportunity to experience its signature culinary dish in an authentic village konoba deep in the hillside - the finest lamb slowly roasted under a thick iron pan covered in hot coals. Yours to savor with a glass of delicious local wine!

The cost includes: collection from your hotel, villa or private apartment by our English-speaking driver, all taxes and VAT, comfortable luxury sedan car or passenger van, visit to Cavtat, Presentation of Silk 2 hours.
Not included in cost: Traditional Konavle lunch / dinner at famous Konoba Konavle (Peka)

» Sericulture in Konavle
» Price per person starts from 110 € per pax

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