The history and the flavours of Šipan island

Set out on a journey through the history and flavours of Šipan

Šipan is the biggest island in the Elafiti archipelago. Included among the Guinness World Records due to the ratio of the number of olive trees versus inhabitants, this island will show you pure local hospitality and a chance to taste olive oil and wine in an authentic rural household ambiance. Accompanied by a guide, you will visit the beautiful Rennaisance castle of the Stjepković-Skočibuha family and find out why Šipan was the posh summer destination for Dubrovnik’s aristocracy.

Dare to discover with us the history and flavours of Island Šipan – the largest of the Elaphite islands covered with lush Mediterranean vegetation, olive & fig trees, vineyards and citrus groves.

Listed in Guinness world record book for the ratio of number of olive trees to the number of inhabitants Šipan is the perfect place for domestic Olive oil & wine tasting in the laid –back ambience of typical rural household.

Find out with your professional guide why Šipan was a chic summer getaway for Dubrovnik aristocracy in 16th century and visit one of the best preserved old summer houses built for the skilled ship owner Tomo Stjepovid Skočibuha sheltered in a picturesque fishing village of Suđurađ.

  • Available months: June – October
  • Available weekdays: all days
  • Activity languages: English, Croatian

2:00 p.m. – Pick up from your hotel & comfortable motor boat transfer to Šipan Island
2:30 p.m.- Free time for swimming & relaxing on private beach with sunbed and umbrella reserved just for you, exploring Suđurađ village
OPTIONAL: lunch on the beach
5:00 p.m.- Guided tour of Suđurađ village and old renaissance Skočibuha castle from 16th century
6:00 p.m. – Domestic olive oil & wine tasting in traditional Šipan household
8:00 p.m.- Van and motor boat transfer to your hotel
8:30 p.m. OPTIONAL: Romantic Mediterranean dinner in 4 star Božica restaurant in a beach bay of Suđurađ village, refreshment in hotel facilities and late transfer to hotel

What is included
  • Pick up
  • Professional guide
  • Tickets
  • Drink
Insider tip

Dress comfortably. Bring your camera, bathing suit and towel.

Olive oil & wine tasting, sightseeing of Suđurađ village and Skočibuha castle from 16th century with professional guide.

The experience is appropriate: for children, adults & seniors. Bring comfortable and light clothing.

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