Dalmatian Villages & Traditions
Visit Sibenik and the jewel of Dalmatia, with a drive along the Adriatic Coastline toward the town of Primosten. After enjoying a panoramic view of Primosten you will acquaint yourselves with a typical Dalmatian village, its inhabitants and learn about their cultural traditions.
Founded by Croats more than a thousand years ago, the town of Sibenik has its first records dating from the year of 1066. The well-preserved historical core of the town has numerous architectural structures and monuments to discover. Also surrounded by its ancient fortresses, you will see the renaissance Cathedral of St. Jacob, as well as scenic narrow streets and numerous churches scattered around the town. Your guided walking tour travels through the old part of the town where you will see the finest sites including the Cathedral of St. Jacob, the outside of the City Hall, the Baroque Orthodox Church, and the historic center with its stone streets, commercial and crafts center.
After the walking tour you will depart Sibenik by comfortable motorcoach traveling along the Adriatic Coastline toward Town of Primosten. This settlement south of Šibenik, is located on an islet not far away from the mainland. During the period of Turkish invasions the islet was protected by defense walls with towers and a movable bridge built in 1542.
Primošten is also well-known for a famous red-grape variety called "Babić grapes". And a picture featuring Primošten’s vineyards is permanently exhibited in the building of the United Nations in New York.
After a panoramic view of Primosten, you drive inland to the small picturesque Village of Burni. Observe along the way how locals have transformed this rocky terrain into an oasis of fertile, hospitable living. Visit the historic village homes and enjoy a refreshing rest in the shade of surrounding trees. Your village host will serve a delicious lunch accompanied by traditional local music. After departing Burni Village you will enjoy in a scenic drive back to town of Sibenik and rejoin the yacht.
Notes: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Modest dress is required for the cathedral – shorts are not allowed. You may choose to remain in town after your tour and make your own way back to the ship at your leisure. There is walking of approximately 1 mile over mixed terrain and about 100 steps in total. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.
Duration: 5 hours
Price: 139 USD
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