Game of Thrones

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„Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik!“ said the famous Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. Situated in a fairy tale nature, carved by the skill of the human hand – Dubrovnik has persevered. Visiting Dubrovnik is like time travel. More than 1000 buildings in Dubrovnik are under the protection of UNESCO, which is the biggest testimony of the importance of this tourist gem. City streets were used as scenery in the famous TV show Game of Thrones, and a walk on city walls will give you insight into the way cities used to protect themselves from invasions. At the same time, you can marvel at numerous islands scattered in the sea. Dubrovnik was a small city-state that stretched all the way to Ston and included Pelješac. Defensive…
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In the footsteps of Marco Polo

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Conquer the fortified town of Korčula! You will love its towers, walls, details and ornaments carved in stone by skilful hands of local stonemasons. It's a miracle what human hands can make out of seemingly plain, grey stone. However, here you will come to know the uniqueness of the stone. Beauty awaits you every step of the way. Korčula is the best-preserved medieval Croatian town with streets that you will fall in love with! Visit the birth house of Marco Polo – the famous Venetian merchant who described the adventures from his travels in his book “Il Milione“. Try some of the gastronomic surprises and specialties of this lively island. A cultural delicacy is Moreška – a sword dance in which a white and a black king fight for the…
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Venture out into the unknown

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Board a boat and embark on an adventure of discovering a new, magical world. The oldest national park in Croatia – Mljet – will impress you with its unique natural beauty. The biggest attraction on this island is the system of two salt-water lakes in the middle of which stands a small island of Saint Mary with a convent. This creates an aesthetic ambience and adds a strong spiritual and cultural dimension to the island. Discover many hidden surprises on this wonderful island!
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Did someone say aphrodisiac?

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You just turned for Pelješac and you're in Ston. It's time for a break and a delicious meal! Treat yourself to sea specialties served in the cosy ambience of indigenous houses. This is a great place for trying famous Ston aphrodisiacs – oysters and mussels. Oysters from Ston – Ostrea edulis – are a famous natural aphrodisiac. Visit the stonewall which, in the time of the Republic of Ragusa, served as a defensive wall for this medieval town and enjoy the view of the famous saltern – the oldest in Europe – which produces excellent ecological salt and flower of salt thanks to the power of the sun, the sea, the wind and the skill of man!
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Secrets of hidden gardens

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Take a look inside hidden gardens of beautiful houses of captains on the coast of Orebić and discover their secrets. The secret is in the plants that the famous sea captains brought home from their travels and planted in their gardens. Orebić was named after an aristocratic Orebić family – renowned sea captains, and was founded in the late 15th century on the territory of the Republic of Ragusa. It was shaped by sea captains and the art of shipbuilding. Learn more about it at the maritime museum. You will immediately fall in love with Orebić as you reach it through its exceptionally beautiful landscape. The best way to enjoy it is with a glass of some nice Pelješac wine made in the surroundings of Orebić!
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Kiss me… I’m from Nakovana

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Meet Nakovana – one of the oldest villages on Pelješac, which, according to archaeological findings was inhabited as early as 6000 BC. In the cave Spila Nakovana, archaeologists found an Illyrian fertility sanctuary. There, before a phallic stalagmite, mysterious rites were held. Many inhabitants of coastal villages originally lived in Nakovana – in the inland region where they were safe from pirate attacks. According to legend, there were three blacksmith brothers. One day, they decided to divide their property. One brother got a small house – “kućište“ – in which he lived and which he used as a smithy. Therefore, the nearby place got the name “Kućište“. The other brother got a blacksmith's forge – “viganj“ – and moved to a place that was named Viganj after it. The third…
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Touch the sky

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Early spring and fall are the best time to climb the highest peak of Pelješac, St. Ilia, from which you can see Italy when the bora blows. Because of its height and secludedness, it is one of the widest and most beautiful viewpoints in Croatia. Once on top, people realize how small they are in comparison with the magnificent nature and are thankful for being a part of it. St. Ilia’s peak is full of endemic species, medicinal plants and herbs, and especially wild orchids, which bloom in May and June. The easiest path starts from Nakovana and it will take you 2.5 hours to reach the peak. Sign the guestbook at the peak marked with a wooden cross and an inscribed marble slab, and enjoy the heavenly view.
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Angels in your hair

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If you want to feel angels in your hair and add a spiritual dimension to your travel, climb the hill above Orebić and visit the convent of Our Lady of the Angels! During the time of the Republic of Ragusa, this was a lookout from which the sea was watched against their eternal enemy, the Republic of Venice, positioned on Korčula. You will love the view of the Pelješac Canal with about 20 small islands. Visit the church and the museum in the convent! Try meat roasted under the bell from nearby restaurants! Take a souvenir angel with you to keep you safe on your travels!
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