If you take Adriatic road from Dubrovnik, you arrive to Orebić through Ston. At Ston you take the main Pelješac road and after 60 km you arrive in Orebić.If you take Dalmatina highway from Zagreb or Split, last exit Ploče, further to Ston and by Pelješac road to Orebić. You can board a car ferry in Ploče that sails to Trpanj. Ride is about 45 minutes long, and after that it takes you about 20 minutes to reach Orebić. During the main tourist season, Orebić is connected by bus lines several times a day from major centers: Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb and Sarajevo. More information at: Denor Travel
Closest airport is Dubrovnik, about 125 km; in the summer months very well connected with all major European cities. After arrival at the airport there is transfer possibility to Dubrovnik bus station and continue your journey by bus to Orebić. Rent-a-car option is also available. More info at: Denor Travel
Regular fast shipping line that connects Rijeka, Split and Dubrovnik docks every day in Korčula during summer months. When you get of in Korčula you can take a car-ferry or passenger boat to reach Orebić in about 15 minutes. More info at: Denor Travel
Orebić is the picturesque sunny town situated at the south-western part of the Pelješac peninsula, at the bottom of the St. Elias hill (Sv. Ilija 961m) overlooking at Pelješac channel and Korčula (only 10 minutes away).. Long beaches and numerous small bays with crystal clear sea-water are surrounded with untouched nature with hundred years old pines and cypress trees, agaves and flowers. Because of the average air temperature of 9.1ºC in January to 26.5ºC in July, Orebić makes trips to nature desirable during whole year.
Already recognized as a very attractive tourist destination, Orebić possesses all necessary attributes for your complete holiday pleasure. Take a moment to notice the surrounding scenery; its beauty will catch you by surprise. Get to know rich maritime tradition conserved in Maritime Museum and local captain houses and find out why Orebić is called cradle of the captains.
Orebić is surrounded by a variety of attractive places, all within close proximity. Join organized tours and trips to discover hidden riches of Pelješac and surrounding islands. Boat trips sailing through numerous coves and bays along the shore, wine tours of Pelješac for all wine lovers, trips to nearby tourist hot spot Dubrovnik, ferry boat to national park Mljet, legendary isle of Korčula only 10 minutes away from Orebić, a trip to renowned Christian shrine of Međugorje and many other options to enrich and complete your holiday. Please contact Denor Travel Agency for custom made Trips and Excursions.
Korčula - Town Museum
It’s easy to see why the explorer Marco Polo would have been drawn back to his native town Korčula. There is no doubting the beauty of the place, a mosaic of terracotta rooftops encircled by medieval walls and punctuated by church spires, jutting out into the cobalt blue of the Adriatic with the majestic Pelješac mountains as a backdrop. Evidence of former Venetian rule abounds, from the proud Venetian lions adorning its buildings to a cathedral dedicated to St. Mark.
Dubrovnik - The Pearl of Adria
“Those who seek paradise on Earth must come to Dubrovnik”. So wrote George Bernard Shaw, smitten by the beauty of this magic city. Dubrovnik truly is a stunning city with its amazing Old Town, which became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. one of the most attractive and best known towns in the Mediterranean.
Mljet - National Park
The western corner of Mljet was designated a National Park in 1960, in a bid to conserve the island’s holm oak and Aleppo pine forests. Among the main attractions are the interconnected saltwater lakes, Veliko Jezero (“Great Lake”) and Malo Jezero (“Small Lake”). The former is home to the striking and frequently remodelled 12th century Monastery of St. Mary.
In the recent years, Međugorje has become one of the most famous and most visited centres of pilgrimage in the whole Catholic world. On June 24, 1981, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus, appeared in the village of Bijakovići in the Međugorje parish, to six young parishioners (2 boys and 4 girls). Međugorje as a unique phenomenon in the modern world that drew milions of pilgrims and religious tourists from the whole world into that rocky Bosnia-Herzegovinian village.
An important part of rich Orebić historical heritage is Franciscan monastery and the Church Our Lady of Angels from 15th century. Situated at the 150m above the sea level, this cultural and historical monument offers extraordinary architectural beauty, art collection exhibition and unforgettable stunning view on Orebić, Korčula and surrounding islands of the Adriatic Sea
Take a trip through the city’s maritime history in the newest exhibition at the Maritime museum (Pomorski muzej). Explore the old captain’s houses as Orebić was town of rich maritime history and therefore often regarded as “Town of Captains”, On every corner you will feel reminders of once prominent maritime history.
In the Nov/Dec 2008 issue of National Geographic Traveller, KORČULA is on the 22nd place ranking the globe's historic destinations: " A charming Venetian-type town, on a Dalmatian coast isle picturesque medieval character; stone fences, vineyards and olive orchards dot the countryside..."