Known for its untouched natural beauty and a wide variety of traditions, Šolta Island is a great getaway from crowded places. Easily reached by ferry from Split or by private boat, this island will for sure leave you breathless. It boasts with a lot of crystal clear bays, secluded beaches, and quality restaurants, but has to offer even better than it. In the island's most important settlement, a place called Grohote lives a family of beekeepers. Currently, the third generation of beekeepers is spreading through their classes a powerful message of giving bees a chance. Meeting in the port of a place Rogač, our beekeeper and a presenter will take you to his family-owned, secluded, and peaceful bee farm. Right from the entrance, their charming and colorful classroom is noticeable. Entering this classroom, you are joining for discussion on bees, hive maintenance, and honey production. Find a difference between the queen, workers, and drones honey bees, to understand and appreciate their purpose and roles. Honey bees are social creatures which are ensuring the survival of their colony, completing different kinds of tasks. After increasing awareness about these little creatures' importance, it is time to taste various bee's products such as honey and pollen are. You can even see their work through a glass beehive. If you are amazed by their diligent and hard work, you can become a beekeeper for a day, accompanied by the professional staff. Taking this extra service, you can produce honey on your own, and bring a personalized jar home as a souvenir. After you get your hands sticky, the best way to conclude this tour would be to taste delicious homemade lunch, which is prepared by the beekeeper's wife. What a sweet and sticky way to spend a day, right? If you want to examine a bit more this outstanding area to complete the enjoyment, check for our special tour which combines visiting olive groves, and tasting its products.
We keep our programs flexible and dynamic. Each itinerary is uniquely created and adjustable due to your wishes. A flexible itinerary refers to smaller, more logistical changes. It will never be changed in a way that detracts from your experience, but will instead always improve it for you. Feel free to set up preferred timings, to express your wishes with some additional service we could bring to our programs.
|09:00h||Departure by private speedboat or ferry │Trogir & Split|
|10:00h||Arrival │ Šolta Island|
|10:30h||Presentation │ Beekeeper’s farm|
|11:30h||– Free time|
|- For the speedboat tours, timings of departures and presentation are flexible. As an additional, tour with a speedboat includes swimming and lunch stop at another location|
|- If you are keen to travel from Split to Šolta Island by ferry, we will provide a schedule upon request. After the presentation is done, you can choose the duration of your free time before the ferry departure|
∗ The price depends of group size & type of the boat you choose
Every additional service such as speedboat rental, ferry tickets or lunch is at extra charge. Prices are on request.
Secret life of bees & traditional olive planting
The very thought of unspoiled nature and its green and blue lush sceneries will make you intent to visit Šolta Island.
Flavours of the traditional recipes
You have probably heard of wide Mediterranean gastronomy, with its background history, this Dalmatian area is offering.
Scenic walk and wine savouring
Take a supremely rounded experience, combined with a guided walking tour and wine tasting in the very heart of old town Trogir.