EXPLORE OREBIĆ & SURROUNDINGS
It is simply not possible to visit Pelješac, Croatia's second-largest peninsula, and not see the Pelješac vineyards and allow your palate the pleasure of tasting top-quality wines. The hard to cultivate the land and the painstaking work of the diligent people from Pelješac resulted in renowned wines that have made Pelješac name known around the globe.
Skaramuča family is in the wine-growing and winemaking business for years.
They produce premium wines: Dingac and Postup, as well as high-quality wines Plavac Mali, Rose, and Posip.
In line with the continuous development of various additional offers, four beautiful wine shops have been opened in busy locations, offering a wide range of wines produced by the Skaramuča family, as well as those of the top quality Pelješac brands.
The wine shop in Pijavičinohave added additional value to the tourist offer of the Pelješac peninsula and Dubrovnik wine scene :)
FRANCISCAN MONASTERY & CAPTAIN'S CEMETERY
One of the main attractions in Orebić is the Franciscan monastery and Church of Our Lady of Angels. View from 150 m above sea level, where the main monastery lodge is located, of Peljesac canal, Korcula, Mljet, and Lastovo is unforgettable.
Legend says that captains and sailors sailing in and out of Orebić hailed Our Lady of Angels with horns as a sign of gratitude and seeking protection. Franciscan monks would answer by ringing the church bell.
Next to the church, you can find the famous Sea Captain's cemetery,
Orebić is a city of naval captains. With its ideal location, it is in the perfect place for your vacation. On vacation in Orebić, you can swim, sunbathe, visit the Maritime Museum, visit the Franciscan monastery with one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the Mediterranean ...
However, the municipality in the west is an area of active tourism, surfing, kiting, hiking, and in the east, it continues to the great wine story of the Janjina region.
Orebić is a city where you will surely come for a well-deserved vacation!
More info: Orebić Tourist Board
ST. ILIJA MOUNTAIN
Is there a better way to get moving and relax at the same time? In the entire area of Orebić Municipality, there are marked hiking paths. These are entered into the map which you can get in all tourist information centers. The paths will lead you alongside the sea, into the olive groves, and through small, inhabited, or deserted villages.
Mountian paths to St. Ilija are marked by standard markings. 3 routes are marked as shown on our map. St. Ilija is abundant in Mediterranean herbs, it is
also a habitat of moufflons, while at the mere peak, you will enjoy one of the best views on the Mediterranean.
MEDITERRANEAN - MOUNTAIN AREA OF ST. ILIJA MASSIF IS A UNIQUE TERRITORY ON CROATIAN COAST WHICH SHOULD BE EXCLUDED FROM ANY KIND OF HUMAN IMPACT!
Estimate well your physical fitness because you will need 4 hours to get to the top of the highest peak of Pelješac. Plan to leave early in the morning and
make sure you have a map as well as numbers of the helpline for The Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS) - station Orebić. St. Ilija is a favorite among mountaineers, but make sure you have read our www.visitpeljesac.hr before going there, and ask for advice from some of the experienced members
of Mountaineering Club Sveti Ilija.
Advice to tourists and mountaineers:
Choose excursions you can hold out
Do not go to the mountain alone, do not leave a group
Advise your family about your direction and time of return, and stick to that
Register in visitor books in mountain huts
Ask and listen to the advice of mountain hut keepers and experienced mountaineers
Be prepared for weather changes
Always stay on marked ways
Always take a battery torch, lighter or matches, and water with you
Take a small first aid kit with you
It is very important to have reserve clothing and protection against sun, rain, and wind.
Administer first aid within limits of your knowledge
Protect the injured person from heat – cold
Call Mountain Rescue Service 112
Mountain rescue Service +385917210013 The phone on duty