The Sveti Ilija Mountain
Sveti Ilija (961 m) is the highest mountain and the most popular mountaineering destination on Pelješac.
The cypress reserve "Pod Gospu"
A special reserve of forest vegetation is known as the Cypress reserve "Pod Gospu" (a hill in front of the Franciscan monastery to the Bellevue hotel, between Orebić and Perna).
The Cave Spila near Nakovana
The cave is not yet open to the public due to archaeological research being carried out. Above the village Nakovana, in a cave called "Spila", archeologists have discovered and are researching the Illyrian sanctuary from the Hellenic period (4th-1st century before Christ).
The Maritime Museum
Located on the promenade by the sea, the Maritime Museum, which was established in 1957 includes exhibitions of diverse historical material significant for the maritime industry of Orebić.
The Franciscan monastery of Our Lady of Angels
Another Orebić attraction is the Franciscan monastery and Church of Our Lady of Angels. The wonderful view from 150 metres above sea level, where the loggia of the monastery is located, provides unforgettable images of the Pelješac canal, Korčula, Mljet and Lastovo.
The Church of Our Lady Delorita
The three nave Church of Our Lady of Loreto - Delorita is one of the largest churches outside Dubrovnik.
The Church of the Helper of Christians
The Church of the Helper of Christians was built by the end of the 19th century after a medieval church was turned into an elementary school.
The Church of the Holy Trinity
The Church of the Holy Trinity in Kučište was built by the end of 1752 and is the most luxurious baroque chapels in Dalmatia of the 18th century, with a rich late-baroque facade, uniquely rounded interior and marble altar.
The Dingač wine variety is far from just an ordinary wine, it has become a status and religious symbol, a holy liquid, based on the tradition of wine making in this region.
Postup is a top-quality red wine with a geographical origin that is created from the grapes of the Plavac Mali variety, exclusively from the location of Postup, on the southern slopes of the Pelješac peninsula.
Make sure to stop and explore
If our cultural heritage tells us a story, the story of cultural heritage of Pelješac is never-ending.
Eating and drinking
On your way from Ston to the westernmost part of Pelješac peninsula, you can choose from a number of places where you can enjoy typical Dalmatian food. Aromas of the Mediterranean are part of our tradition.
Recepie - BLACK RISOTTO
for 4 persons:
0.2 kg of cuttlefish
0.2 kg of mussels
0.2 kg of squids
0.1 kg of onion
0.15 l of oil (olive and vegetable)
1 spoon of smashed tomatoes
0.1 l of white wine
salt, pepper, vegeta
parsley and garlic - voluntarily
0.3 kg of raw rice
cuttlefish black in necessary
Recepie - OYSTERS WITH LEMON
A true delight for gourmands are the shellfish from the clear sea of the Malostonski bay.
Enjoy the fresh, raw oysters, splashed with a few lemon drops.
Recepie - MAKARULI CAKE ( sweet macaroni cake)
for dough: one egg, a pinch of salt, a bit of sugar, 0.5 kg of flour
for cream: 300 g of almonds, 100 g of walnuts, 600 g of sugar, 50 g bread crumbs, 1 teaspoon of coffee, 1 small bag of vanilla sugar, 2 lemon crusts, 10 eggs, 250 g of margarine,
Recepie - KROKANT
600 g of sugar
250 g of almonds
1 dl of water
Wine and gastronomic offer
And when you lose your breath both due to weariness and beauty, it is time for a break. You can spend it over homemade Dalmatian specialties. The Mediterranean delicacies specific for Orebić should by all means be fulfilled with a glass of good wine. The town of Potomje is specific for being a place where the Dingač wine,the first Croatian wine protected on an international level, that is the first Croatian red wine, is produced. The Peljašac vineyards of “Plavac mali” grow along the protected steep zone right by the sea. And the very Pelješac peninsula lays the cradle of the first class Croatian wines Dingač and Postup. You, therefore, simply must treat you palates to the pleasure of experiencing that unique taste.
Pelješac – the Empire of WineTourist Road "Peninsula - the Empaire of Wine" has more than 100 participants:22 wineries18 wine tasting rooms1 wine bar8 agritourism2 shellfish farms3 manufacturers of souvenirs5 examples of significant heritage7 other offer (such as biking and hiking paths ...)40 restaurants (as associate members)