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Traditional silk production in Cavtat and Konavle – sericulture-very exclusive and unique

Traditional silk production in Cavtat and Konavle – sericulture-very exclusive and unique

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UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

Silk production

Silk was once one of the most important possessions, a symbol of status. Silk production in Konavle has successfully resisted the challenges of the global industrialism in the 18th and 19th century and has revived, nowadays, as a family tradition in several households in this area. Grab the unique chance to see how the story of silk started. Sericulture in Konavle is a centuries-old craft and one of the most important…and almost forgotten aspects of tradition and cultural heritage of this region…

We invite you to visit and take part in this ancient craft of producing the silk threads in the most traditional manner… From a cocoon to silk… Konavle – the cradle of sericulture. Sericulture – identity and cultural heritage of Konavle.

 

Unique sericulture tradition & private tour of Cavtat & Konavle

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  • Departure
    Dubrovnik
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Private travel tour programme

Few minutes south of Dubrovnik is the ancient Roman settlement of Cavtat and the Konavle valley-the very southernmost part of Croatia before it meets the coastline and mountainous terrain of Montenegro. Combining Cavtat and Konavle makes a wonderful day tour that takes you from a historic seaside village into the hidden interior of KOnavle. Cavtat’s past, present, and future are very closely tied to Dubrovnik, and this historically rich area is a delight – its Old Town is full of narrow streets and cobbled alleys, and it’s serpentine waterfront promenade that frames a picturesque harbor is simply charming. After visiting Cavtat, we continue into the beautiful interior of the area known as the Konavle. Framed by the southern mountains of Herzegovina and Montenegro, its small population lives in some 32 picturesque villages scattered across this south-eastern part of Croatia. silk production Our tour will continue in one of the hidden villages where we will have the chance to get unique chance to see how a story of Silk starts. Sericulture in Konavle …. a centuries-old craft …one of the most important and almost forgotten aspects of tradition and cultural heritage of this region… Silk production in Konavle has successfully resisted the challenges of the global industrialism in the 18th and 19th century and has revived, nowadays, as a family tradition in several households in this area. We invite you to visit and take part in this ancient craft of producing the silk threads in the most traditional manner… From a cocoon to silk… Konavle, the cradle of sericulture, identity and cultural heritage. What makes Konavle so intriguing is how its folk traditions and way of life have remained so intact. And today we get a rare opportunity to experience its signature culinary dish in an authentic village deep in the hillside at famous local tavern.
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round trip transportation from your accommodation in luxury vehicle, English-speaking driver, all taxes and VAT, visit to Cavtat, Presentation of Silk, traditional lunch in local tavern
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Not Included

tip to the driver

Location

Konavle, Cavtat

Konavle, Cavtat

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