Chef Scott Crawford's Savor Slovenia and Croatia Tour

Slovenia and Croatia

Chef Richard Gruica
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Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2021
Group size: 1 - 16
Chef Scott Crawford's Savor Slovenia and Croatia Tour
Slovenia and Croatia

Chef Richard Gruica
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Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2021
Group size: 1 - 16

About this trip

Chef Richard Gruica and Captivating Croatia Tours cordially invite you to join us and our Chef-Host, the acclaimed Chef Scott Crawford and escape with us to exotic Slovenia and Croatia for a week-long, food-centric vacation of a lifetime. Come, experience the ultimate culinary adventure which will take place from Sunday, August 29th to Sunday, September 5th, 2021. Get ready to explore some of the most beautiful places in the world, as we visit the raw beauty of Slovenia and explore Istria, Croatia’s Tuscany. We will visit these regions' most storied areas, which are brimming with history and lore while enjoying the very best food, drink, and sights alongside Chef Scott. Experience a luxury holiday unlike any other in the style you deserve.  

What’s included

  • Chef Time
    The chance to eat, drink, explore, experience, interact and learn alongside Chef Scott personally throughout the trip.
  • 7 Night's Accommodation
    Luxury accommodation 4 stars or higher
  • All Excursions
    Including food, tastings & classes
  • All Transportation
    All transportation is included
  • Meals
    All Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Private Guide
    Your guide (Chef Richard Gruica) is Croatian-American and also a chef!
  • VIP Access Gypsy Table
    VIP Access to The Gypsy Table event
  • Airfare
    Airfare is not included
  • Travel Insurance
    This is very STRONGLY recommended
  • Extra Tips/Gratuities
    Any extra you wish to tip on your own
  • Extra Food/Drink
    Any other food/drink not provided on the tour
  • Private Water Taxi
    Private Water Taxi Transfers

Available options

Single Person Supplement 6 left


Day 1
Tour Beginnings-Pick up and transit to Slovenia-Top of the Top

The Chef Scott Crawford Savor Slovenia/Istria Tour begins in our arrival city of Venice, Italy where a luxury van will gather all guests to begin our journey to Slovenia. Along the way, we will build up our appetites before stopping for lunch in Slovenia’s famed wine country for a gourmet meal full of local delicacies and try the world-renowned natural/orange wines of the region with amazing views of the vineyards from the scenic terrace. After lunch,     we will experience scenery that is truly majestic to behold as we make our way through the mountains until we join renowned Chef Ana Ros (check out her Chef’s Table episode on Netflix ) and her sommelier/cheesemaker husband Valter at their boutique country inn, which has been voted one of the best in the world where we will be staying the next two nights. Once settled in, we will sit down to enjoy the degustation menu dinner at their two Michelin starred place called Hiša Franko, which at present, is the 38th best restaurant in the world. 

 Please note, all guests should arrive in Venice, Italy at their own timeframe with the tour beginning on Sunday, Aug 29th. We will have an estimated 11 am departure time from the Tronchetto area reserved for buses. Please make sure to arrive no later than Saturday, Aug 28th in order to make sure we all leave together promptly on the 29th. Those guests that are not present upon our intended departure time will have to make their own arrangements to arrive at our first hotel stay in Slovenia.  

Your Organizer

Chef Richard Gruica
From an early age, Chef Richard Gruica saw how food and drink could unite people, regardless of their backgrounds, making everyone happy. With his passion for gastronomy, he decided to create the most incredible of edible journeys. Through extensive research, he presents some of the finest examples of tradition, craft and small producers from across the globe to the guests of his tours. More significantly, guests get to meet and enjoy the people that have a true passion for what they do. Forget ordinary, experience extraordinary!