Orebić is the largest municipality on Pelješac and includes the following settlements:
, Kučište - Perna
, Mokalo i postup
, Potomje - Dingač
, Kunu i Crkvice
, Donju Bandu
It stretches from Trstenik to Lovište for 40 km. The area is very attractive due
to its diversity, and the tourist destinations are intertwined with the ones concentrated
on viticulture and wine production.
Orebić is the largest settlement, located opposite to Korčula. Beautiful scenes
of intact nature leave you breathless, while the rich maritime history is preserved
in museums and local architecture. On the other hand, Orebić is a tourist destination
with diverse offer of catering facilities and tourist services.
Is there a better way to get moving and relax at the same time? In the entire area
of Orebić Municipality, there are marked hiking paths. These are entered into the
map which you can get in all tourist information centres. The paths will lead you
alongside the sea, into the olive-grooves and through small villages, inhabited
to St. Ilija are marked by standard markings. 3
routes are marked as shown on our map. St. Ilija is abundant in Mediterranean herbs,
it is also a habitat of moufflons, while at the mere peak, you will enjoy one of
the best views on the Mediterranean.
MEDITERRANEAN - MOUNTAIN AREA OF ST. ILIJA MASSIF IS A UNIQUE TERRITORY ON CROATIAN
COAST WHICH SHOULD BE EXCLUDED FROM ANY KIND OF HUMAN IMPACT!
Estimate well your physical fitness because you will need 4 hours to get to the
top of the highest peak of Pelješac. Plan to leave early in the morning and make
sure you have a map as well as numbers of the help line for The Croatian Mountain
Rescue Service (HGSS) - station Orebić. St. Ilija is a favourite among mountaineers,
but make sure you have read our insturction
before going there, and ask for advice some of the experienced members of Mountaineering Club Sveti Ilija
HGSS - tel. 112
For cycling during the summer days, it is best if you
are an early bird, and to choose the morning freshness. For your route you can choose
the asphalt roads and explore the Pelješac parish. How much this will be demanding
for you, it depends on how fit you are. The road will take you for forty kilometres
through a peaceful landscape. If you would like to fulfil this recreational experience
with a cultural one, take a ride to the Franciscan monasteries in Orebić and Kuna.
Visit a series of wineries on the road through Pelješac parish. The climb ahead
of you is not an easy one, but you will enjoy the landscape, which will help you
get through the difficult part. Mountain bike enthusiasts can pass the same route
through non-asphalt tracks. Regardless of the route you take, you will meet many
cyclists along the way.
How many times did is occur to you that you can't wait for a holiday, the easier
daily rhythm, the finest food you can imagine… Pelješac can really spoil you with
We recommend you try olive oil first, and take home with you at least one litre
of this excellent product. Homemade prosciutto and cheese should be the next on
your tasting list in county households. Authentic delicacies are based mainly on
almonds, figs, oranges and lemons, and we recommend fried treats: fritule and kroštule
Don’t miss a visit to Lovište and the finest fish restaurants.
Next to the excellent meals, don’t forget famous wine from Pelješac and rakija (homemade
brandy) which are characteristic for this region: from lemon, carob, honey….. 0.7
bottles will make a perfect gift for your friends.
After treating yourself to local specialities, on the menus you can also find standard
offer of world dishes.
Enjoy your meal!
The silence of the underwater world in the Pelješac maritime zone will give you
a true sense of enjoyment. Be kind and obey the rules! Look for a local diver who
can act as your host and escort, do not dive alone! For all information about preparing
your diving excursions, go to the local diver's club or tourist agencies. Here you
can also find information about positions, diving licences and possibility of refilling
your bottles, all in all, everything you will need to go diving.
To visit the second largest peninsula in Croatia, Pelješac, and not to see the vineyards
and experience on your palates the pleasure of tasting supreme vines, it is simply
impossible. Harsh land and hard work of the people of Pelješac have created the
famous wines which made the name Pelješac famous all over the world. Quality soil
and beneficial Dalmatian sun, made possible for the grape vine to bare fruit of
rich grapes, traditionally used for production of famous Croatian wine from Pelješac
in Orebić Municipality