Gastro and fun of peninsula Peljesac
Peninsula Peljesac took a central position on our coast in which nature was not tightfisted, her natural beauty is the main attraction for people who travel and look for a place for a real holiday.
A large portion of the peninsula Peljesac is almost one connected town at places interrupted by beaches and bays containing lush Mediterranean and subtropical vegetation. All this together with the sea and sun gives peninsula Peljesac the characteristics of a real Mediterranean heaven.
The whole peninsula Peljesac offers itself in its romantic beauty. The shore is dotted with bays, white pebbles, olive groves, century old cypress and cliff overgrown with sage.
The 2 ideal towns of Ston and Mali Ston sit in between the mainland and the peninsula Peljesac. With Dubrovnik, the 2 towns were the most important in the old Republic of Dubrovnik. The mighty walls defended its salt pans and the rich farming grounds of the Republic of Dubrovnik.
The walls are fortified and are 5km long, which makes them the longest in Europe and second to just the Great Wall of China.
The bay of Mali Ston is located between the peninsula Peljesac and the main land and is a natural reserve and oyster, mussel and fish cultivation area.
“Plavac Mali” vineyards are located along the entire peninsula Peljesac and are authentic sort of Dalmatian wine.
The Plavac Mali vineyards along the slopes of Dingac and Postup produce some of the best red wine in Croatia.
Nowhere else as on peninsula Peljesac, is there such vast activities and new challenges for food and wine lovers.
The wine routes and winery tours on Peljesac represent the strong feeling of tradition and love for the grape and wine.
As the trend is for more active holidays, with more sporting activities on Peljesac, the hill of St. Ilija is an ideal location for hang gliding and the Peljesac channel is one of the prime locations for wind surfing.
Particularly interesting is the “Walk through the Peljesac Rivera” (there is a pamphlet with the same name) were pedestrians can enjoy peninsula Peljesac on new and interesting way.
The future is unquestionable prone to Peninsula Peljesac and its perspectives in tourism. It’s only a matter of time that this “natural heaven” is used in the most adequate way.
Peninsula Peljesac has geographic and natural elements that are makeing it very similar to the Dalmatian islands that surround it like Hvar, Mljet and Island Korcula and the fact that it is connect to the mainland give it an extra freedom of movement and better connectivity to the pearl of our tourism – Dubrovnik.
On the other hand Peljesac has unspoiled natural beauty that gives it a great and prosperous future.