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Tourist information

Peljesac is a peninsula in southern Dalmatia, in the Dubrovnik county, only about an hour and a half drive from Dubrovnik. It is approximately 70 km long and is linked with Croatian Mainland at Ston. The Peljesac Channel splits the peninsula from the island of Korcula. It is the biggest of all Dalmatian peninsulas, flourishing in natural coves, typically covered with woods, with a coastline packed with beaches, rock barriers, coves, and inlets. Peljesac was populated since early times by Greeks and Illyrians, afterwards by Romans and since the 7th century by Slavs. Peljesac is about 70 km long, so you will need about an hour to come to the western side of the peninsula, to the town of Orebic. The historic sea captains' town of Orebic - with its stores, marketplace, restaurants, and taverns is located in the bottom of the Sveti Ilija Mountain. A pathway into the hills to the peak of Sveti Ilija starts close to Viganj - windsurfing capital of this part of Europe. There, beachfront cafes and rocky beaches draw in a vibrant masses in the summer season. The island of Korcula and Mljet are just across the channel. The best widely known tourist place is the town of Orebic, a town with a rich naval heritage, now a tourist resort on the peninsula of Peljesac. Orebic with bordering villages, Kuciste, and Viganj, has countless private apartments and beachfront villas.

The tourists get a memorable experience by checking out the attractive locations on both sides of the shore, green with the olive and pine groves and the low bush forests. Across the entire Peljesac area, there is a brand-new asphalt road connecting all the villages and towns. One subsection of the roadway leads to Trpanj, and from there you can take a ferryboat to Ploce or come back several times a day. A second branch leads to Orebic, and there is also a ferryboat to Korcula a number of times a day. Peljesac-Apartments.co.uk gives you an opportunity to book an accommodation on Peljesac - apartments, luxury villas, suites, rooms and camping sites from Ston to Orebic, Kuciste, Trpanj and other Peljesac sites.

Food and drink in the Peljesac peninsula

The Peljesac peninsula is well-known most of all for its seafood; the small town of Mali Ston is especially well known for the oysters and mussels cultivated in its nearby bay. Mali Ston's oysters are ideally consumed in the link of outstanding restaurants in the port. There's something unique about gulping down these molluscs only a few metres from where they are gathered. The Peljesac peninsula is also one of Croatia's most respected wine-producing areas, honored for the natural dry reds made from the domestic Plavac mali grape. Wines enduring the Dingac label are extremely ranked by critics.

Adventure & Recreation in Peljesac

Peljesac provides a great deal of possibilities for sports and leisure in addition to a couple of the extreme sports. Running, cycling and climbing are special treats throughout Peljesac, for you will be appreciating the moderate and aromatic Mediterranean air, awesome views of the bluest and clearest sea on the planet. Peljesac hills provide amazing climbing tracks, for example, Sv. Ilija in Orebic and St. John in Zuljana. There are many caverns in these hills that can be visited so do not forget your cams, you will take some incredible photos in these caves. Most of all water sports and adventures are widely provided: diving, snorkeling, historical sightseeing and tour. There are diving clubs in Zuljana, Orebic, Kuciste and Viganj. You can also take pleasure in sports fishing, water skiing, wind surfing and kite surfing. Viganj and Kuciste have become popular European destinations as a result of their outstanding conditions for these sports. Those who simply wish to take strolls throughout beaches and bays, and buy photos of the caves, will be awarded by the most peaceful and relaxing moments far from busy highways. You can play football with the residents in virtually every place here, beach volleyball is trendy in Trpanj, Drace, and Orebic. Tennis fans will discover charming tennis courts in Orebic.

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Cultural sights in Peljesac

  • The Franciscan monastery of St. Nicolas in Ston is one of the biggest in southern Dalmatia. The development of the church began in 1323, in purely roman-gothic design, sparsely ornamented while its bells are decorated in the spirit of the XV century when it was completed.
  • The Church of the Lady of Luzine is constructed in the salt terrains and is one of the 2 maintained churches in the region of Ston and the Ston fields. It is represented by its roman-gothic style with the sharp elliptical ceiling. Its bell is enormous in baroque style with a turret on the top.
  • Franciscan Monastery and the Lady of Angels: Constructed high in the hills above Orebic, in the XV century. The church was constructed with the aid of the Republic, in gothic design and based on the Franciscan rules. This is the prayer church of the seafarers with important artifacts and paints like Madonna by Nikola Firentinac. The main altar finest paints are considered to be by Maffeo of Verona.
  • The Church of St. Michael is located on the Gradac hill near Ston. This single isle structure used to have a dome common for aged Croatian churches. There are the leftovers of the frescoes dated from the end of the XI century. Close to this church is a tiny abbey of the Dominican sisters, guards of the church.
  • Franciscan Monastery Museum Collection holds important art items and pictures. One of the most popular ones is the Madonna with the Child, work of Florentine expert Fiamiberti. The compilation includes a variety of paintings from XVII - XIX century, portraying boats in a windstorm claiming the protection of Mother of God.
  • The Walls of Ston: Ston is encompassed with 1 km long walls formed in irregular pentagonal with fortified edges and the half circle shaped fort Podzvizd. The wall structures are reinforced by about 40 towers and 5 fortresses. They climb the mountain with the overall length of 5.5 km combining with the wall of Mali Ston and the fort Koruna, which with its 5 towers reminds of a crown. The walls of Mali Ston were constructed from 1336 to 1347 on the mainland side, and until 1358 on the sea side. The wall structures these days are 5 km long with approximately 20 pillars, and they are the lengthiest conserved walls in Europe.
  • Nautical Museum in Orebic possesses a compilation of historical artifacts from Orebic region, but the majority of the material is associated with the maritime history of the area. There is a comprehensive summary (depiction) of an organization Nautical Society, established in 1865. It possessed more than 50 sailing boats which traded across all world oceans. However, with industrialization and the appearance of steam vessels, the Society kept losing business until it eventually closed.
  • The Church of Our Lady Delorita: Since the end of the XVII century this church is a Peljesac pilgrim's favorite place, it honors the memory of the Lady's house from Loret. Temple was constructed with the contributions of individuals, and a Franciscan monastery was constructed close to it. This church is the most amazing baroque design structure of this region, outside of Dubrovnik. The interior of the church was constructed by the identical experts who had constructed the baroque Dubrovnik cathedral.

There are lots of tiny locations on the peninsula where you can stay in private apartments and houses. Luxurious summer houses in Peljesac offer practically all the ultra-modern facilities and amenities. They also include amenities such as swimming pool and maid-servant. To make the whole process much more simple, there is a good way to book apartments in Peljesac via the internet, enabling the visitors to quickly and simply browse through thousands of accommodation facilities all over Peljesac, along with their images and detailed descriptions.

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