Orebić, an old seaside resort in the middle of the Pelješac Channel, showed since the ancient times clear touch with the development of the European civilization.Orebić is the cradle of sea captains and seafarers, the Pearl of the Pelješac Riviera. It is situated at the south-west point of the Pelješac peninsula.It is connected to the mainland by a narrow passage at Ston, the place with the longest fortification walls ( 6 kilometers long), the second ones after China. The whole coast of the Pelješac Riviera is low-lying shore protected from the strong northwestern wind-bura. During hot summers the light refreshing mistral wind will make your stay very pleasant. The soil is suitable for cultivation of grapes, and the mountanious part is ideal for game. One of the attractions of Orebić is the Franciscan Monastery and the Church of Our Lady of Angels. The view from the monastery loggia is unforgettable. A number of attractive villages such as Kučište, Perna, Viganj and Lovište are only a part of the tourist trade of Pelješac. Your stay in Orebić will certainly not be monotonous. Mountaineers will enjoy climbing the top of St.Ilija mountain. bicycle sport enthusiasts will be delighted with the exceptional conditions of bicycle riding. Wind surfing and diving can also be part of an active holiday.
The Pelješac Peninsula is situated at the very south of Croatia, not far away from Dubrovnik. By its geografical and natural characteristics it is similar to the Dalmatian islands - Hvar and Korčula, and the fact that it is connected to the mainland it offers additional freedom of travelling and better connection with Dubrovnik and the hinterland. The area is 355 square kilometers large and 65 kilometers long. This region belongs to the "Adriatic type" of the Mediterannean climate with long, dry and hot summers and short and damp winters. The temperatures during the whole year are relativelly high. The insolation is 2589 hours per year.
The first internationally protected high quality wine: Geneve 1961. Dingač is produced from the autochthonous sort of "plavac mali" in the region of Dingač, on the steep southern slopes of the Pelješac Peninsula. A lovely ruby-red colour and fruity bouquet revealing aromas of dry fruit. This wine is unique by its harmonious taste. Served at 18'C, it is ideal with red meat and the best quality fish.