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Island of Mljet/Mljet NP

Island of Mljet, Mljet NP, Croatia

Odysseus Cave on Mljet, where Odysseus lived for 7 years according to legend. Source: guia-dubrovnik.net

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Island of Mljet is located in the far southeast part of the Croatian Adriatic Sea. It is almost parallel to the Peljesac peninsula and is equally distant from Korcula and Dubrovnik. Boat service in Polace and Sobra connects it to Peljesac and through the Island of Sipan it is connected to Dubrovnik. Mljet has been constantly inhabited for thousands of years. Illyrians lived there, Greeks sailed the island, Romans ruled the island, and in the most recent history, Ragusa Republic ruled the Island of Mljet. Due to its beauty and preserved nature, Mljet, or its northwestern part was declared a protected
Island of Mljet, Mljet NP, Croatia

Benedictine Monastery of St. Mary on the Islet of Veliko jezero on Mljet. Source: segelyacht-capella.de

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area already in 1960. National Park includes Veliko and Malo Jezero (Big and Small Lake), several islets and settlements of Soline, Pristaniste, Babine Kuce, Pomena, Govedari and Polace. Other places on the Island of Mljet worth mentioning include: Kozarica, Ropa, Blato, Babino Polje, Sobra, Prozurska luka, Okuklje, Maranovici, Korita, and Saplunara. Mljet offers accommodation in apartments of private houses and rich vegetation of the greenest Croatian island is a guarantee of a healthy vacation. Mljet is a unique island for many reasons. It has karst underground habitats, caves, pits, lakes
Island of Mljet, Mljet NP, Croatia

Save for apartments and camps Marina and Lovor, Mljet also has Hotel Odisej in Pomena. Source: fortiviaggi.com

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(with a mix of saltwater and freshwater), freshwater sources, coves, beaches (Saplunara Velika and Mala and Blace beach are known sandy beaches), islets, endemic plants, several types of forests and rich cultural heritage, all in one place. Monastery of St. Mary, walls of the Late Antiquity palace, Odysseus Cave and other locations should be visited and divers can enjoy numerous extraordinary hydro archeological sites. On Mljet (outside of the National Park and with a permit issued by the Mljet Hunting Association in Babino Polje) one can also hunt game, such as boar, deer, musk ox and wild rabbit, and the menus of Mljet restaurants include not only fish, but also meat specialties and goat cheese of Mljet that is preserved in "kamenice", stone containers with olive oil, and is considered a special delicacy.

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Other destinations of Dubrovnik-Neretva County: Blace | Blato/Korcula | Cavtat | Drace/Peljesac | Dubrovnik | Island of Kolocep | Island of Korcula | Island of Lastovo | Island of Sipan | Klek | Komarna | Lumbarda/Korcula | Mlini | Molunat | Orasac | Orebic/Peljesac | Peljesac peninsula | Plat | Ploce | Prizba/Korcula | Slano | Ston/Peljesac | Trpanj/Peljesac | Vela Luka/Korcula | Zaton/Dubrovnik