Orebić - pearl of Pelješac peninsula
Orebic is located on the southern coast of Peljesac peninsula, at the foot of Mount Sveti Ilija. Orebić offers its guests the opportunity to enjoy in pristine nature dominated by centuries-old pine trees, cypresses, olive trees, almonds, agaves and various types of flowers. Besides its rich vegetation, Orebić offers its guests sandy beaches, including Trstenica, and numerous coves with crystal clear sea. Above Orebic there is an elevation with the Franciscan monastery and the church of Our Lady of Anđela. It offers a beautiful view of the islands of Mljet and Korčula and on the coast of Peljesac and the sea. On the hill of St. Ilija at 910m above sea level, you can see mouflon and various wildlife, and visit the archaeological site of Upper Nakovana where traces of the life of an prehistoric man were discovered.
Organized excursions, walking tours, wine-trail walks and wine cellar visits are available for excursion lovers. Orebić is known for breeding vineyards and quality wines, among which the most famous are Dingač, Postup and Peljesac. Orebić offers its guests the opportunity to take part in various sports and recreational activities: tennis, football, sailing, sailing ... and sailors will surely be thrilled with the marina with 200 berths where they can anchor their boats and yachts.
As for the gastronomic offer, it is certainly worth to try oysters and mussels from the pelagic farms in many restaurants, and refreshments for hot summer days can be found in many cafes and on the seafront. Orebic's cultural offer will not leave you even. Guests are offered a host of fun-cultural events such as music evenings, folklore events, Dalmatian evenings.
Orebić is a tourist town where you can find peace and a good time. If you like a rich social life, summer nights in Orebic are the right choice for you. But it is important to note that active nightlife does not disturb a peaceful vacation because Orebić is an example of good coexistence between these two visions of vacations, and the guest is given the opportunity to choose the most suitable holiday.
Beach types: sandy, pebble, rocks and coves. Recommendation: Trstenica Beach (0,4 km), Mokalo Beach (3 km), Viganj Beach (7 km), Lovište Beach (13 km), Divna Beach (20 km)
Orebić surrounding - daily trips from Orebić
Geographical speaking Orebić is located in a very interesting environment. From Orebić you can visit:
Korčula You can reach Korcula by the passenger ferry in about 15 minutes. A walk through the narrow alley of the old town leads you to the birth house of Marco Polo. More sights are the culture- and history memorials plus the museums.
Dubrovnik is suitable for day trips. It is reachable by car in about 2 hours. The historic old town of Dubrovnik is the most beautiful Croatian coastal city. The city wall is about 2km long and completely walkable. You can also find many more worth seeing memorials and historic buildings. The promenade is a popular abode and leads to many shops, cafes and restaurants.
Mljet For nature lovers the isle Mljet is very recommendable. The isle Mljet is a nationalpark, consisting of 90% of forests. You can admire the rare nature-phenomenon of the two natural salt lakes.
Medjugorje is a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Medjugorje reached an international famosity since June 1981. Teenagers tell that the mother of God appeared to them. Since that Catholics and heretics visit this place every year. It is told of a big number of conversions. In Mejugorje masses in many languages take place hourly.
Mostar is the biggest town of Herzegovina. The landmark of Mostar is the old bridge above the river Neretva. The old bridge was destroyed by war in 1993. From 1996 till 2004 the bridge was rebuilt. In 2005 it was taken into the world heritage list of the UNESCO. During the Bosnia-war it came up to separation of the population, so that Croatian live western and the Bosnian live eastern of Neretva. The bridge should be a symbol for the peaceful cohabitation of the different nations in Mostar.