Croatian Wine Club tours
September 2019 Tour - Explore the world of Croatian wine
The beauty of Croatia awaits you! This popular destination for lovers of wine can become your trip of a lifetime with our hosted guided tours as an introduction to Croatian Wine.
An idyllic setting, provides the perfect backdrop for your personalised tour of our breath-taking vineyards and wine offerings.
Best of all, we take care of everything for you. Our tours are fully inclusive [flight, BA from Heathrow excluded] – so you can relax and enjoy your time there without worry. Tour the scenic ‘wine’ roads of Eastern Croatia, visiting award winning vineyards and wine producers, where you can try some authentic wines normally only produced for the local marketplace.
As part of your tour you will be staying in Zagreb, the capital city of culture and Osijek, the fourth largest city in Croatia and part of its’ eastern Slavonia region, which produces some of the finest wines the country has to offer.
Osijek has a rich history and the city offers the stunning banks of the River Drava and historical architecture. Your evenings will be yours to explore this gem of Croatia. Perhaps taking a stroll around the Ante Starčević Square and enjoying the pleasant social scene.
The Wine Roads of Eastern Croatia
Your bespoke tour starts at Zagreb airport where you will be met with an English speaking guide who will be with you for the duration of the tour. Our guide will accompany you to your hotel in Zagreb for an overnight stay in this capital city of Croatia. Zagreb is noted for its fantastic restaurants and night life. A cultural centre with concerts and exhibitions. Later we will take you for an evening meal at one of Zagreb’s most popular restaurants.
Refreshed the following day, after breakfast, on to your first vineyard, journey time app. 1hr. 15min, to enjoy your first tasting session and tour. Later you continue your travel to Osijek, app. 1hr.15mins, which will be your home while on the wine tour. From there, our tour guide will escort you on visits to our vineyards where the winemaker will show you around the estates. They will tell you about their history, take you through the cellars and explain how they produce their wines. A light lunch and tasting sessions are included for you. Travel time to the vineyards from Osijek is app. 1hr.
The tour is fully inclusive of breakfast, light lunches, evening meals, airport and vineyard transfers, the services of an English speaking guide and the wine tasting tours around the vineyards. Accommodation is in modern 4* centrally located quality hotels with en-suite facilities.
Evening meals are at first class restaurants with a choice of starters, main course, desserts and wine during the meal. Culturally Croatians are very much a meat eating nation, but the restaurants do provide vegetarian meals. Your chance to explore Croatia’s food culture and enjoy traditional Croatian meals or if you prefer select from our reserved menu. You can also purchase extra bottles of wine on the day. Your evenings are free to enjoy the social aspect of Ozijek. Stroll along the river or visit the old market square where both offer a selection of cafe bars with outside seating to enjoy the evening warmth. Sit back and enjoy the tour and experience the friendliness of the people and their culture.