Orebic, Croatia - holiday information

Orebic Peljesac, Croatia – visitor information

Beneath the Mount of St. Elias on the peninsula lies a small, idyllic place called Orebic. Its inhabitants will try to beautify your stay as as possible. It is situated directly opposite the town of Korcula, with which Orebic is connected by a ferry. During the season the ferry rides very often, the journey takes about 20 minutes and the ticket is 12 euros per person, so you always have a chance to go on a day trip to this beautiful island, even though you will surely not be bored while in Orebic. The settlement is small, but has a beautiful, unspoiled nature, very clear water and beautiful beaches. It has everything you need for a quiet holiday, away from city crowds and noise. Also Orebic has a long history, which dates back to the 15th century, when it was called Trstenica. From the very beginning it was a maritime center and a settlement of captains. Along with sailing, agriculture was strongly developed, particularly viticulture. You can visit the two winegrowing areas of Dingač and  Pošip which are still highly valued among the wines even today. Nowadays, tourism is the main source of income of the local population, and thanks to its offer the settlement attracts a growing number of guests every year. Accommodation can be found in many apartments, rooms and houses, and for fun, you can participate in the many fishing festivals, theater performances, cultural shows and the like. The main celebration is held on the 16th of July, when the feast of Our Lady of Carmel is celebrated. She is the patroness of seafarers of Peljesac.
When you arrive to the settlement you should definitely visit the Church of the Assumption & Museum, The maritime museum, climb the hill of St. Elijah or visit the fountain from the 19th  century that was set in its place when the town waterworks were built. Outside the town, on a hill, lies a monastery of Our Lady of the Angels with a belvedere that offers a breathtaking view of the Peljesac channel. In this beautiful archipelago of several islands, of which the best known is Badija, that also hides a monastery.
If you want to try some of the local specialties, you can do so in several restaurants and taverns-tavern "Pelješki dvori" and "Marco Polo" and restaurants "Trstenica," "Poseidon" and "Mlinica". As for entertainment for young people goes, there are plenty of cafes and disco clubs in and out of the settlement, where you can spend your time until the early morning hours.


Orebic – basic information

Orebic – population: 2500, Orebic - day/ saint: saint : Gospa Pomoćnica, 24.05.

Distance from bigger centres

Orebic - Makarska. 104km, Orebic- Split: 177km, Orebic - Pula: 652km, Orebic - Rijeka: 551km, Orebic - Zadar: 296km, Orebic - Šibenik: 230km, Orebic - Dubrovnik: 112km, Orebic - Zagreb: 549km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, family hotels, pensions, camps

Beaches

pebble, sandy, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, bakery, gas station, post office, bank, exchange office, internet caffe, taxi, farmacy, souvenir shops, dental practice, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

football field, mini-football field, volleyball in the sand, basketball court, tennis court, rent a car, rent a motor, rent a bike, water scooters, rent a boat, diving school, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, gym / fitness

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

disco club, night club, musical evenings in the town, coctail bar

Additional offer

congress centre, croatian national park nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Orebic – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, enteraining facilities on the beaches, sports facilities near the beaches, secluded beaches, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, possibility for training preparations of sportsmen, possibility for organisation of congresses, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, vine roads nearby, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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