MEDIEVAL FORTRESSES OF STON & KORČULA
Discover the charming little town of Ston with its 5-kilometre long walls and the island of Korčula – the hometown of Marco Polo, the famous world traveller.
Ston is renowned for its delicious oysters. After Ston we will drive along the Pelješac Peninsula, stopping at a local winery to taste some of the famous local wines.
Another landmark of Ston are its old salt ponds where the salt is still produced the old way. The tour continues with a drive to Orebić where we take a ferry for Korčula.
After the sightseeing tour you will have enough free time to visit the house where one of the greatest world travellers, Marko Polo, was born in 1254. At the age of 17 he went on a long journey to China. Marko Polo was the first person who introduced Europe to the developed and powerful Chinese civilization and discovered many achievements, among which were pasta, paper money, oil as a mean of energy, many different spices and rich fabrics of different kinds and colours.
On our way back we will visit a local restaurant and have oyster and other seafood tasting with a glass of local wine.