CHEESE & OLIVE OIL ROUTE OF PAG
Island of Pag is known as inevitable gastro destination on the map of Europe. Despite its rocky slopes and lack of fertile soil hard working islanders made the island one of the must-visit places of Croatia. World class cheese, lamb, wines and salt can be found there. The tradition of producing organically exists on the island for many years. The lamb from Pag has a unique taste due to the aromatic herbs that the autochthonous Pag sheep are being fed with. From the milk of those sheep is being produced high quality hard cheese Paški sir that is famous in the entire world for its unique rich flavor. Near the small village of Lun are situated olive gardens where proudly stand the oldest inhabitants of the island, 1500 years old olive trees.
Tour starts with a lovely ride towards the island of Pag. We will make a short break on the Pag bridge from where spreads incredible view on the island and its surroundings. During the drive your guide will give you some information about rich history and cultural heritage of Pag island. Upon arrival in the Olive Gardens follows a sightseeing tour. Among numerous olive trees the most famous are 1500 years old ones of the sort Olea Oleaster. Those trees are the oldest olive trees on the Mediterranean. You will get the chance to taste top quality monosort olive oil made of Mediterranean oldest olive trees` fruits.
After olive gardens you will be heading towards Gligora Cheese Factory. There you will be welcomed by friendly hosts who will take you on the tour around the factory. You will be introduced with production and process of cheese maturation. The best part of this tour is cheese sampling. You will be offered various types of hard cheeses of unique flavor, texture and aroma, fresh bread, olives and wine.
If you consider yourself a food lover, this is a must tour while staying in Croatia.
PRICE PER PERSON: 1 - 2 1050,00 kn / 139,00 Eur PRICE PER PERSON: 3 - 4 820,00 kn / 109,00 Eur PRICE PER PERSON: 5 - 7 590,00 kn / 79,00 Eur
PRICE INCLUDES: transfer with comfortable mini-van, guide, entrance ticket for the Lun Olive Gardens, sightseeing tour of Lun Olive Gardens, olive oil sampling, entrance ticket for Gligora Cheese Factory, guided tour of the factory, cheese degustation ( 5 types of cheese), wine tasting ( 2 glasses of wine included), insurance, VAT
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DURATION: 8 hours
Min. No. Persons: 2 Max. No Persons: 7