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|Start point: Ston, Pelješac peninsula|
|Itinerary: Ston Town, walls & saltworks - Mali Ston bay|
|On request: By boat to shellfish farm, tasting oysters|
|On request: Lunch, seafood|
|On request: Visit to a winery, wine tasting|
Ston Walls & Oyster farming
Start point: Ston, Pelješac peninsula
Entrance: Ston Walls & Saltworks
Walk and discover our heritage:
Mali Ston Bay has a very long history of mariculture. Traces of primitive oyster farming was first recorded by the Romans. The first written documents date from the time of the Dubrovnik Republic. Shellfish cultivation in Mali Ston Bay presently is based on only two species: The European Flat Oyster, Ostrea edulis, and the mussel: Mytilus galloprovinicialis. Oysters are fullest and most delicious in March, when St Josephs Day in celebrated. Gastro expert claim that oysters are best served freshly opened with some lemon juice.
On this tour you will have the opportunity to taste freshly opened oysters fragrant from the surrounding sea also available on the festival of Oysters at St. Josephs Day, at the restaurants in Ston and Mali Ston. The Festival of Oysters is a gastro event which offers oysters and their dishes along with traditional Dalmatian a cappella singing (Klapa) and a glass of good wine sourced from local Pelješac vineyards. The tour will start in Ston and make its way down the City Walls to Mali Ston.
On request: Local cuisine, Wine & Tasting
By boat: Oysters tasting
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