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Drvenik, Croatia

Drvenik (Donja Vala) with villas, vacation houses and Hotel Quercus. Source: sretanput.hr


Drvenik consists of Gornja and Donja Vala that are one kilometer apart. Each of them has approximately five hundred inhabitants. The visitors can truly enjoy themselves here, lying on the sunny beach or in the shade of fragrant pine trees. The accommodation is offered by Hotel Quercus, villas and vacation homes with apartments, and many of the family homes also offer rooms and apartments in Drvenik. Drvenik does not have a lively night life as do the neighboring villages, even though it organizes fishermen's nights during the summer season. However, the immediate vicinity of Biokovo provides visitors
Drvenik, Croatia

Along the village of Drvenik (Gornja and Donja Vala) are the beaches that offer the shade of pine trees. Source: trekearth.com


with the possibility to hike on the old trails and enjoy breathtaking scenery, views of the mountain, its magnificent and wild forms, and the sea, coves, Hvar, Neretva and Korcula cannals. The old village was located above the today's coves, but the inhabitants abandoned it in the mid-20th Century. The fortress Drvenik on the hill above the settlement, today only a ruin, bears witness to the rapturous past of Drvenik and the fights against Turks. Church of St. George (Sv. Juraj), which dates back to the 15th Century, has partial characteristics of the Gothic style and the typical belfry "on a
Drvenik, Croatia

Drvenik is connected to the Island of Hvar by direct ferry line. Source: apartments-mladen-hvar.com


distaff". What makes Drvenik special is its direct ferry connection to Sucuraj on the Island of Hvar. The ferry ride lasts only thirty minutes. That is actually the fastest way to reach the Island of Hvar and the closest point of Hvar to the land. In the summer, the ferry travels back and forth up to 10 times a day. Drvenik is also close to other tourist resorts like Makarska, Omis and Split. East of Drvenik there are Bacina Lakes (Bacinska jezera) - the oasis of untouched nature in the vicinity of the Adriatic Sea, and the Neretva river valley (only 30km away) where fruit and vegetable growers set the tables in front of their plantations, offering freshly picked produce, and in the fall they organize the picking of mandarins. Of course, they will also provide you with accommodation.

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