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Grandma’s Basket

Authentic food
3 - 4 days
1-10 persons

Grandma’s Basket

Did you know that honey is the only food in the world without an expiration date? Have you ever smelled goat milk? have xou ever tasted how sweet donkey milk is? Join us in discovering the southern part of the Velebit Mountain and enjoy a holiday in one of the most sparsely populated villages in the area – Ljubotić. Revitalize all your senses and take a try in being a shepherd, milking goats and making cheese. Discover the beauty and secrets of Velebit as you learn about “mirila”, places where a deceased person was laid to rest for a while and where his soul was left according to folk beliefs. Nourish your own soul with majestic vistas, and your body with obligatory foodstuffs from grandma’s basket. Sample the typical products of the Zadar Region.

Activities & Atractions

  • visit the Gates of Velebit; tour of “mirila”
  • learning how to make honey
  • visit to Obrovac
  • being a shepherd for a day
  • milking goats and making cheese
  • tour of a donkey farm, sampling donkey milk
  • tour of a professional cheesemaker’s

Programme outline

Day 1
Zadar – Ljubotić, Gates of Velebit

Day 2
Obrovac – Briševo

Day 3
Zadar – Pag

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