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Ston, Peljesac, Croatia

Houses with apartments in Ston and salt fields with traditional salt manufacturing. Source: commons.wikimedia.org


Ston is located in a deep and perfectly protected Ston Bay, 60 kilometers from Dubrovnik. Speaking of Ston, one should certainly mention the Great Wall of Ston, something you will immediately notice from the road. This is the longest stone wall in Europe, approximately 5.5km long, connecting Ston with the picturesque little town of Mali Ston. It was built in 1385 to defend the Republic of Ragusa. Ston salt factory should also be mentioned as it is the oldest active salt factory where the manufacture of salt is still ongoing, just as it was in the Roman times. In the summer, the salt factory
Ston, Peljesac, Croatia

Ston Wall - a grandiose construction that must be experienced during one's vacation in Ston. Source: dubrovacki.hr


is opened for visitors from 7 am to 7 pm and in the winter from 7 am to 2 pm. Bay of Mali Ston is famous for its oyster and mussel farming. Visit to mussel farms can be arranged from Mali Ston by boat. You can go for a walk on the old, 7km long section of Napoleon road from Ston, through Gornje selo to Ponikve. Entire Napoleon road along the Peljesac peninsula is 61 kilometers long, with 48 interesting sites along the road, dating back from prehistoric times to the 19th century. The place where Ston Field separates from Ponikve is the site of Gudnja, a cave that was home to the early
Ston, Peljesac, Croatia

Popular beach and motor camp Prapratno near Ston, on the south side of Peljesac. Source: trivago.rs


inhabitants of Peljesac back in 6000 BC. The cave has been attracting archeology enthusiasts for many years. It is located above Ston, in the hill of Poraca, 400m above sea level, with a view of the South Adriatic. Its entrance is hidden and surrounded by steep hills that complicate access to the cave. As it becomes clear, Ston, Mali Ston and its surroundings have a lot more to offer than just nice beaches (Prapratno, Brijesta, Vucine). Accommodation is available in Hotel Ostrea, villas Koruna and Menalo, camp Prapratno and private apartments. Other than accommodation, Ston and its surroundings offer gastronomic enjoyment in popular restaurants and taverns. Events that should be singled out include: Folk Orchestra Festival in June, Celebration of St. Liberan in July, Wine Night and Little Stars of Ston in August, and Food Film Festival Konookus and Ston Wall Marathon in September.

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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 Mljet/Mljet NP | Island of Sipan | Klek | Komarna | Lumbarda/Korcula | Mlini | Molunat | Orasac | Orebic/Peljesac | Peljesac peninsula | Plat | Ploce | Prizba/Korcula | Slano | Trpanj/Peljesac | Vela Luka/Korcula | Zaton/Dubrovnik

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