Orebic and Peljesac – events worth attending


On the peninsula of Peljesac, in each of the tourist settlements numerous fishing festivals and town celebrations are organized, and such events are accompanied by music and local cuisine.

One of the more interesting attractions are "Sailor nights" and "Night of the Jeder" which are also held in Orebic in August. During the summer season there are numerous exhibitions and classical music concerts and poetry meetings. Patron Saint of Trpanj is Our Lady that is celebrated on the 15th of August, while the 2nd of July is "Municipality Day" when you can enjoy in live music or engage in a bowling tournament. In July Trpanj also hosts fishermen nights and in August the same are organized in almost all settlements, and we will mention the one in Podobuče.

In the settlement of Lovište in the end of June, the feast of the Heart of Mary, patroness of the town is held. The main summer festival "Lovište summer" begins on the first Saturday in August.


Surely most of the events that you can attend are held in Dubrovnik, and you will not go wrong if you go to a few of them during your stay on the peninsula. Through April and May visit Dubrovnik Shakespeare Festival, in late June Dubrovnik hosts the International Opera Festival, mid-July is reserved for the most famous event - the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, in August you can participate in the South Dalmatian regatta from Orebic to Dubrovnik, and  in September the  Chamber music festival takes place while finally in October the International Choir Festival and the International tennis tournament are worth a visit