Town of Rovinj & Olive Oil Tasting
You and your fellow guests will start your land adventure with a walk through Rovinj and continue to St. Eufemija Church which is the symbol of this charming town. Just in front of the church there is magnificent view of the Rovinj Archipelago. After visiting this Church of St. Eufemija your guide will continue your adventure through the charming little streets and squares showing you the most known sites & museums of this town. ‘The Batana House’ tells the story about batana, the wooden fishing flat bottom vessel and the favorite traditional vessel of the inhabitants of Rovinj. Batana has been constructed for decades by local naval carpenters and caulkers, they are used daily by local fishermen and owned by numerous Rovinj's families. Batana has become the main symbol of the town, so that the Town dedicated a Museum to it! It is not an ordinary museum, but the first museum in the Mediterranean dedicated to a fishing vessel! The museum is laid out in a modern way using multimedia, with film and slide projections, models, music, excellent photographs, interactive exhibits, and the original objects donated by the inhabitants of Rovinj. In an interesting and interactive way, the visitors of the museum learn about the origins of batana, its typology and constituent parts, its makers and caulkers, the secrets of the process of its construction, about historic Rovinj's shipyards and about the beauty of everyday life in Rovinj and its inhabitants and their rich musical, linguistic, gastronomic, and other heritage. After visiting the town of Rovinj, your SeaDream land adventure will continue by bus to the nearby Village of Vodnjan for olive oil tasting. The Family farm Chiavalon is specialized in growing olives and producing top quality extra virgin olive oils. Their olive oil is listed among the 15 worlds' top olive oils, and they have declared the most promising farm in the world as chosen by the world famous guide, "L` extravergine" which regulates the world renowned expert Marko Oreggia. The taste and design of their products has won numerous awards and surpassed many world famous brands. The Chiavalon Family invites you to visit them in order to convince yourself in the quality of their destination. After this unique tasting experience, you will start back to the port and to your beautiful yacht.
Duration: 4.5 hours
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