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Dubrovnik Region

Dubrovnik region, also known as the Dubrovnik-Neretva county, includes basically all areas that were once a part of the Dubrovnik Republic.

Dubrovnik Region includes:

the lush Elaphite Islands, Peljesac Peninsula, Konavle and Zupa to the east with the lovely town of Cavtat, Trsteno with the famous Arboretum and many seaside places to the west, Peljesac peninsula and the town of Ston, Mljet island with the beautiful National Park area, and the Korcula island with the medieval town of Korcula.

Follow the link for a Dubrovnik Region map (link opens a new window).

The Elaphite Islands (Elafiti or Elaphiti Islands) is a small archipelago to the northwest of Dubrovnik. It consists of eight islands and five islets. However the most notable are: Daksa, which is closest to Dubrovnik, Kalamota or Kolocep with its two lovely settlements and sand beach areas, Lopud island with its famous Sunj beach, and Sipan. To discover the Elaphiti islands you can jump aboard one of our Elaphite Island tours.

Peljesac Peninsula is a large peninsula to the northwest of Dubrovnik. It is famous for its vineyards and wines, special type of oysters that grows only on Peljesac, said to be the most tastiest oysters in the world, the ancient salt pans and the medieval town of Ston that guards the salt pans with the second largest defensive walls in the world, second only to the Great Wall of China. To experience Peljesac at its best we can only recommend our Peljesac Tour.

Konavle and Zupa is the area located to the east of Dubrovnik. It is famous for its tourist villages, great seaside walk ways, beaches and promenades, the medieval town of Cavtat which is said to be the most beautiful town in Croatia, resting places near the Ljuta river, the Konavle valley, and Park Prevlaka which is the most southern part of Croatia and offers an amazing view to the Kotor bay from its southernmost part and the site of an old fort. Should you fancy a tour of this part of Dubrovnik Region: Cavtat Tour, Riviera Tour or Konavle Tour might be something for you.

Trsteno is an old fishing village with a great seamanship tradition. The Arboretum is the unique touch that separates this lovely seaside village from many other localities throughout Croatia. The Arboretum dates to the 16th century and is a green, lush, luxuriant oasis of divine relaxation and excitement. For a tour of Arboretum Trsteno see our Arboretum Tour.

Mljet Islands is the greenest part of the whole Dubrovnik Region. It is covered with pine and oak trees and one special part of Mljet that features two endemic salt lakes has been protected as a National Park. In addition Saplunara beach on Mljet is one of the most beautiful beaches in Dubrovnik Region.

Korcula Island is another wine growing part of Dubrovnik Region. However Korcula island is more valued for its olive cultures as this island is said to produce best olive oil in Croatia. The town of Korcula is another Croatian gem as the town is sometimes reffered to as a small Dubrovnik. Moreska dance is the specialty of Korcula. In addition the town of Korcula is also known as the hometown of Marco Polo. For a tour of Korcula see tentative description of our Korcula Tour.

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Did you know? - Dubrovnik

1. Dubrovnik lies on the Adriatic Sea, part of the Mediterranean Sea.

2. The name of the most famous street of Dubrovnik is Stradun.

3. For more than five centuries Dubrovnik had its own Republic.

4. Dubrovnik Republic was the first nation to recognize the independence of the USA.

5. Dubrovnik region area is completely non-industrious.

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