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Dubrovnik–Neretva County Workshops & classes

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Traditional Dalmatian Cooking Class from Dubrovnik

1. Traditional Dalmatian Cooking Class from Dubrovnik

One of the best things about Croatia is the amazing cuisine – fresh fish, fragrant fruits, hearty stews. Join a fun traditional Croatian cooking class and learn the secrets of the local cuisine to take home to your family and friends. Spend the day at a typical country house on the outskirts of Dubrovnik, and enjoy a welcome drink as you arrive at the house and get equipped with all the tools and instructions you need for the cooking extravaganza. Once prepped, set out to make your delectable dish. The recipes, passed down by word of mouth from one generation to the next, are the most tried and tested in the region, and adored by the locals. They will vary according to the season and what is freshly available in the household garden, but on any given day, you can learn how to make anything from Dalmatian "peka" (lamb or veal baked under an iron bell), "menestra" (cabbage and potato stew), traditional meat skewers, Dalmatian chicken stew to some homemade, rustic-style bread and tasty desserts. Enjoy in picking fresh veggies and fruits right from the garden, learn how to milk a goat and get some fresh cheese from the farm. When your meals are finished, sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor over some local wine and an epic feast at the country estate.

Dubrovnik: Private Walking Tour in Spanish

2. Dubrovnik: Private Walking Tour in Spanish

Starting at Pile Gate, you’ll walk along the city’s elegant main street, seeing its most important sights. Highlights will include the Franciscan Monastery, Onofrio's Fountains, the Sponza Palace, Orlando's Column, the Bell Tower, the Church of St. Blaise, the Rector’s Palace, the Cathedral, the city walls, and more. The old city is surrounded by more than a mile of walls, with a tower at each corner. Afterwards, take a stroll along Stradun, the centuries-old main promenade. At one end of this street you’ll admire the 14th-century Franciscan Monastery, whose cloister ranks among the most inspiring sites in the city. At the other end, you’ll see the church of St. Blaise, the Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and the Rector's Palace. After exploring Dubrovnik’s historical heritage, your guide will take you to Santa Maria, the oldest district of the city, where you’ll experience the real Dubrovnik. You can discover the hidden quarter of Buza, frequented almost exclusively by the locals. Here, the Door of St. Stjepan opens to reveal a view over white rocks and blue sea to Lokrum Island. On the way back to Stradun, you’ll visit Ulica od Puca, a street best known for its traditional jewelry shops, old barber shop, and small churches.

Dubrovnik Advanced Open Water Diver Course: 2 Days

3. Dubrovnik Advanced Open Water Diver Course: 2 Days

Join an exciting diving course in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik, one of the most renowned diving destinations in Croatia. Enjoy the endless sunshine and warm temperatures of the southern Croatian city with an adventurous 2-day diving course. Combine both boat and shore diving and take on various exciting dives to become a certified advanced diver – and all without setting one foot in a classroom! The Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD) course lasts for 2 days, and includes 5 dives. Begin by learning important navigational skills with the preliminary 2 dives, then fill your adventure quota with the remaining 3. Dive amongst cave walls in Mala Afrika, experience true deep water diving in Marova špilja, enjoy a remarkable night dive at Pipa Rock, and explore the Tomislav Wreck on a spectacular wreck dive. After completing the course, you will qualified to dive in 30-meter depths and will receive credit for the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty course.

Korčula: Cooking Class and Lunch

4. Korčula: Cooking Class and Lunch

This is a culinary tour comprising a hands-on cooking class, a homely lunch, and a lot of fun. You’ll learn how to prepare a traditional type of pasta – the Žrnovo macaronis, typically served with a beef sauce. We’ll show you how to make the dough and how to roll out the macaronis, and then… roll your sleeves up! You first chop the dough into small pieces and then wrap them around a wooden stick rolling a macaroni. It’s not as easy as it sounds, but if you try, you’ll be proud of yourself, and you won’t be able to stop laughing. After the cooking class, you’ll have your lunch, by which we mean, the one you have just cooked! And you will not want to leave the table.

Dubrovnik: Cooking Class at a Farmhouse with Lunch and Wine

5. Dubrovnik: Cooking Class at a Farmhouse with Lunch and Wine

Immerse yourself in the best of Croatian cuisine with a traditional cooking class at a farmhouse in the Konavle Valley near Dubrovnik. Get picked up from your hotel in Dubrovnik and travel to an authentic stone farmhouse in the Konavle countryside to meet your chef and begin your cooking class. After a quick debrief on the plan of action for the day, enjoy a theoretical introduction to Croatian dishes. Learn about which ingredients are in season and how to pair ingredients. Next, head to the kitchen and listen as the chef explains step-by-step how to create your meal. First, make and kneed your own homemade bread. While the bread rises, head to the garden to pick the necessary ingredients and gather fresh eggs. If you wish, you can even try your hand at milking a goat. Afterward, return to the kitchen where your host will teach you how to make tasty traditional recipes such as skewers on laurel sticks. Finish your class by sitting down to savor the rewards of your efforts over lunch. Wash down your meal with local wines.

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