This small-group abandoned village tour takes you to a picturesque and abandoned ethno-eco village of Malo Grablje, located less than 5 miles (6 km) away from the town of Hvar. Reaching the village walk around and check the abandoned ruins, water cisterns, cooperative, church, old mill, and other hidden areas, until we will reach a restored family property. Meet our host family and try the dinner prepared.
Heading past the coastal resort from Hvar town, there lies the most beautiful village, the abandoned ethno-eco village of Malo Grablje.To wander around this village, abandoned in the 50’s, amidst a backdrop of cliffs, gives you an insight into authentic Dalmatia. These homes were relinquished as the locals moved to Milna, in search of a better life, and more economic stability.The village however, is not totally abandoned. Your host has restored a family home into a small family restaurant, offering traditional meals prepared with ingredients found in the surrounding area of Malo Grablje. Living only by the food and products of this zone, from wine to olive oil, rosemary, sage, capers, and basil. This abandoned village is a testament to the tenacity of a strong-willed culture. Such a beautiful and tranquil setting. Return to the town of Hvar after an amazing dinner.Menu:AppetizerLocal cheese and smoked ham with island extra virgin olive oil, marinated fishMain CoursePeka - traditional meal with lamb or mixed lamb and veal under the iron bell covered with the ash (octopus on request).DessertSimple traditional desert with almonds BeverageLocal wine, water, grappa - local brandy made by our host