Walking & Culinary Tour in Zrnovo

Enjoy a fantastic evening out in the rural village of Zrnovo with the Radovanovic family.

Tour Price: 35€ per person

Payment Terms: Deposit payment required in advance. Balance payable in cash (Kuna) on day of tour.

Group Size: Minimum 2 people

Dates Available: May to end October

Time of Tour: 18:00 until dinner ends

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the rural side of Korcula Island
  • Learn about past & present island life and hear stories about the village of Zrnovo with a local
  • Have a go rolling the traditional pasta originating from the village (it’s harder than it looks!)
  • Enjoy a tasty dinner on the shaded terrace of a family run restaurant
  • Sample locally made wine and rakija

After a short 10 minute transfer from Korcula Town to Zrnovo, you will first be given a small demonstration of how to shape the local pasta speciality “makaruni”, before having a go yourself. You’ll then head out for a walk around the village with the charming father of the family, Frank. Passing vineyards, olive trees and old stone houses, you will learn the history of this Korcula Island village and more about the lives of the people who live and work here. After your walk you will return to their family restaurant for a delicious traditional dinner which will include a home-made pasta dish and their home-made wine.

Price includes:

  • Transfer to/from Zrnovo from Korcula
  • Pasta demonstration & opportunity to shape traditional pasta
  • Guided walk around Zrnovo village
  • Minimum 2 course dinner with house wine

Price does not include:

  • Water during the walk
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FAQs

Can I order a vegetarian or vegan meal?

Yes no problem. Please let us know your dietary requirements when booking.

Where does the tour start from & where do we meet?

You will be picked up from a central meeting point in Korcula Town. We provide a map of where you will be picked up on the Tour Confirmation.

Janet September 2019 – We especially enjoyed our tour of the island with Nicola and then our special dinner with Frank in Zrnovo.  We have many great memories from your island to take home with us. Thank you for all your invaluable assistance with these arrangements.

Lynn June 2019 – Quick note to say thank you for arranging the visit to Belin. It was lovely. It was a pleasure to get a quick glimpse of the family and Zrnovo village life. Travel arrangements were spot on.

Charity, September 2018 – The tour with Frank was nice! We had anticipated learning more about making macaroni, the history, mixing ingredients- not just rolling it. We appreciate you accommodating our last minute request. Thank you!

James, August 2018 – We’ve just returned from the walking and culinary tour in Zrnovo. We had a fantastic time, the food was great and the tour of the village with Frank was really interesting.

Kathleen, July 2018 – Frank and his family were warm and welcoming.  My group and I really enjoyed.  There is nothing I would recommend that you do differently. It was easy to find the driver and the timing was perfect for the entire tour.

Thanks again!  My great grandparents actually came from Zrnovo and Frank was able to provide some information after we showed him some photos!  He truly is a great blend of historian, chef, and wine maker.

Doreen, July 2018We enjoyed the tour and dinner and appreciated that they were able to accommodate us, even with 3 large groups that night. The food was delicious and more than generous portions. We were checked on frequently and even provided with insect repellant and a sample of the tomatoes that were growing right next to our table! The mosquitoes were out in force that night. My only recommendations – be prepared for biting insects and come with a healthy appetite.

 

Please complete the Tour Booking Form in full below.

Important booking information:

We will email you to confirm your requested tour is available, the total tour cost and to check that you wish to proceed with the reservation.

After you have confirmed you would like to book, we will send you payment details. Depending on the tour you wish to book we either require full payment or a deposit payment in advance. This can be paid online via credit/debit card or PayPal.

After payment is received we will email you a Tour Booking Confirmation which includes full details.

Trip Facts

  • 35€ per person
  • Minimum 2 people
  • May to end October
  • 18:00 until dinner ends
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