Okusi Mediteran u srcu Dalmacije! WINE & GOURMET WEEKEND IN IBENIK
Posljednjeg vikenda u svibnju, ibenik postaje sredite mediteranske hrane. Tih e se dana odrati drugi meunarodni festival Taste the Mediterranean/Okusi Mediteran! , jedinstvena manifestacija koja promovira mediteransku prehranu, kulturu, tradicije, proizvode i nain ivota, koji su se tijekom stoljea razvili du obala Mediterana. Vei dio programa odrat e se u ekskluzivnom ambijentu tvrave Sv. Mihovila koja je proglaena hrvatskom kulturnom atrakcijom 2014. god. U staroj gradskoj jezgri ibenika bit e organizirana mediteranska trnica na kojoj e se moi kupiti proizvodi lokalnih proizvoaa, te proizvoaa iz Francuske, Italije, Slovenije, Bosne i Hercegovine. Ovogodinji festival odrava se u sklopu manifestacije Rendez-vous, festivala Francuske u Hrvatskoj (svibanj/rujan 2015.), stoga e se u ibeniku posebno predstaviti francuska gastronomija, proizvodi i vina. Stoga, doite u ibeniku i uivajte u ljepotama najstarijeg hrvatskog samorodnog grada, jednog od pet najljepih kamenih gradova Mediterana, uivajte u okusima i mirisima Mediterana. Neka to bude nezaboravna uvertira u ljeto!
On the last weekend in May 2016, the old town of ibenik, one of the most beautiful venues on the Croatian coast, will host a unique gourmet and cultural Festival - Taste the Mediterranean. This exclusive package deal with enough spices and a lot of taste will immerse you into the sights, sounds and flavours of some of the most iconic locations. The Festival gathers famous international chefs and local cooks, food and wine producers, som-meliers, nutritionists, artists, journalists and foodies. A Mediterranean market, cooking shows, wine tastings, exclusive dinners by Michelin starred chefs, traditional cuisine by the local restaurants and konobas (typical Dalmatian taverns), music, exhibitions and workshops are on the programme.Croatians are very proud of their gastronomy. It is based on the tradition of natural and healthy Medi-terranean food which in 2013 became a part of the Unesco List of intangible cultural herit-age. Croatians are also very proud of their natural beauties, national parks, untouched nature, historical sights and Unesco heritage. ibenik and its region are positioned in the heart of the Croatian Adriatic and they are blessed with Unesco heritage, 2 national parks, 14 medieval fortresses, 230 cultural monuments, 300 islands and 600 archaeological localities. They are not only among the most impressive Dalmatian and Croatian venues, but they are the true witnesses of the Mediterra-nean history and spirit. You will have the chance to experience the Mediterranean as it once was, to enjoy a unique wine, gourmet and cultural experience.
WINE & GOURMET FESTIVAL TOUR IN THE HEART OF THE CROATIAN ADRIATIC
26th-29th May 2016
Cultural and Gastronomic Exclusive package deal
opening of the Mediterranean market on the seaside promenade. Guided tour of medieval ibenik including the first day festivals events: Festivals guided wine tastings (places are limited, reservations only), exhi-bitions.
experience a degustation menu and wine pairing at restaurant Pel-egrini, the best Croatian restaurant in 2015. Tradition and innova-tion are the key words in the culinary art of chef Rudolf tefan. In an enchanting ambience with a view on the Unesco cathedral, you will enjoy sophisticated, creative and inspired dishes, perfectly paired with wines.
The night of the mussels - the official opening party of the festival Taste the Mediterranean, with good food and good music. Mussels are lo-cally grown and authentic food of the area.
for exploring ibenik, the oldest Croatian town, market, fish market, the little streets of the old town. You may have a lunch in one of the city res-taurants.
islands hopping in ibenik archipelago (the departure time of the boat depends on weather conditions and possibilities to swim). In search of the lost Mediterranean you will visit Prvi and Zlarin, two very special Dalmatian islands, where locals are keeping alive the tra-ditions. The tiny hidden beaches and caves, the beautiful coast and the crystal blue sea will leave you breathless. During the island tour you will visit the Museum of corals, the Museum of Faust Vrani (famous Croatian inventor, Homo volans) and St. Nicholas fortress.
Thursday, 26th May 2016
Friday, 27th May 2016
OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL Taste the Mediterranean 2016 Fine food and fine wine at the best Croatian restaurant
IN SEARCH OF THE LOST MEDITERRANEAN - HOP AND STOP ON THE ISLANDS OF THE IBENIKS ARCHIPELAGO
The Mediterranean market will be opened all day long. Festivals workshops and wine tastings are on the programme (places are limited).
exclusive dinner prepared by both, local and international top chefs. After swimming and sightseeing you will enjoy the delicious food and wine on the terrace of Hotel Maestral, island of Prvi.
*For those who prefer to stay during the day in ibenik, a boat will be leaving from the city port towards the island of Prvi (for the dinner).
In the morning
departure to one of the most beautiful Croatian National parks, the na-tional park Krka, with a visit to the waterfalls. You will have a break for the traditional Dalmatian breakfast in a local tavern.
During the early
sightseeing tour of the pittoresque little city of Skradin. Skradin is well known, not only among sailors and nature lovers of the amaz-ing Krka waterfalls, not because of Bill Gates who has chosen it as his favourite holiday spot, but because of excellent food and wine. You will taste it in one of the best restaurants in the area of Skradin.
Optional (not included in the tour programme, reservations on request)- Gala dinner of the Festival Taste the Mediterranean.- Dinner at restaurant Boba in Murter.
Saturday, 28th May 2016
NATIONAL PARK KRKA AND SKRADIN beautiful nature and Mediterranean charm
Organiser: Travel agency ibenik Plus Obala palih omladinaca 7, ibenik, Croatia
Applications and information: E: email@example.com T: +385 22 210 459, M: +385 95 914 2449
Tour programme includes:
accommodation in selected and quality apartments and rooms in the old city core of ibenik (4 nights and 2 persons in one unit; *4 stars and 5 stars hotel available on request),
festival guided sightseeing tour of ibenik, guided wine tasting, dinner (degustation menu with wines) in the best Croatian restaurant, Pelegrini, ibenik archipelago guided boat tour, exclusive dinner on the island of Prvi, guided trip to the National park Krka / tickets for the National park Krka, breakfast in the Dalmatian household in the area of the National park, lunch in Skradin area, unique guided sightseeing tour Real ibenik, breakfast in the Medieval Mediterranean Garden of St. Lawrence Monastery, traditional ibenik brunch marenda, tickets for cathedral, museums and fortresses, travel package insurance policy.
Good food. Good wine. Good fun. Taste the Mediterranean in ibenik!
Sunday, 29th May 2016
In the morning
breakfast in the romantic ambience of the Medieval Mediterranean Garden of St. Lawrence Monastery.
Real ibenik art, craft & gastro tour, a unique sightseeing tour of medie-val ibenik. You will discover the past and the present of ibenik, the rich histo-ry of the city and its traditions by visiting small craftsmen and artists scattered in the old town. After a walk through the old core of the city, we will take you to a local tavern which is located in a small alley with Mediterranean atmosphere, to taste Marenda - the traditional Dalmatian brunch. Marenda takes a very special place in ibeniks tradition. After visiting St.Francis museum and St.James Cathedral the tour will finish on the St.Michael fortress with a beautiful view on the whole archipelago.
ULTIMATE CITY TOUR - Medieval Mediterranean Garden of St.Lawrence, traditional food Marenda, Unesco Cathedral, St.Michael fortress, St.Francis museum
Our Unique thematic tours of the city of ibenik were nominated for the prestigious annual Award for creative and innovative programs in tourism - CBTour 2013.
Schedule of tour can be slightly adjusted to the schedule of the festival. Guests will be informed in time and coordinated with a tour schedule and all events of the festival. You can find a detailed programme of the Festival Taste the Mediterranean 2016 herewww.tastethemediterranean.eu