Agrotourism Viganj

olive growing, enology and active vacation in Viganj

  • 14-800x6001 Accomodation Dalmatin / Pastar

    Apartments Dalmatin and Apartments Paštar are located in two neighboring houses owned by the same family. Our apartments are located in Basina, one of the most beautiful and quiet part of Viganj. Each has a terrace with a beautiful view of the sea and the island of Korčula. Surrounded by ...

  • viganj_surf Viganj today

    Viganj is located in a large bay, west of promontory St. Liberan, on the edge of a flush fertile zone. Above Viganj are located picturesque old hamlets Basina, Brainica, Dol, Pirovica selo, Njakarino, Sokolovo, Dujmovica, Podac, Jerkovo, Sapetino, Cikatica (Kovacevic), Gagica, Kraljevica, Habica Selo. Promontory Saint John, as the ...

  • sv.ivan Viganj history

    Viganj as the village was first mentioned in land registry books from Republic of Dubrovnik in 1336th as Vigel and Vighen, although is much older origin. For only the origin of the name Viganj is related more then one legend. According to one, it is related to the name of ...

  • nakovana Nakovana – Illyrian heritage

    The nakovana plateau has been inhabited for at least 8000 years. The earlier evidence of human occupation comes from the Spila cave. Later, during the first millenium BC, Illyrians inhabited this region. Their central settelement was on hill which is still called “Grad” (Town). Numerous stone piles “Gomila” scattered around ...

  • zuljana Peljesac peninsula

    Pelješac peninsula is situated in southern Dalmatia, approximately 65 km long and covers 348 km2 area. Pelješac is rich with forests of black pine and Mediterranean plants, and a big part of the area is under the olive groves and vineyards, which delivers virgin olive oil and high-quality red wines. ...

  • wine2 Wine tour

    Visit Pelješac peninsula, without seeing vineyards and affording the pleasure of tasting high quality wines it is like visiting Paris and not seeing Mona Lisa. Your happiness is even greater, because just opposite of Pelješac is island of Korcula and what peninsula means in terms of red wines, the island ...

  • ilija St. Elijah

    Sveti Ilija (Saint Elijah, 961 m) is the highest summit and the most famous mountaineering destination on Pelješac peninsula, situated on its western end. Massif around the summit of Sv. Ilija stretches from NE to SW coast of the peninsula, it is 6,5 km long and around 2,5 km wide. One ...

  • maslinik Olive picking

    Picking olives on a Peljesac for one week in the autumn! Is this going to be hard work or is it just holiday? Judge for yourself: Of course you'll start with a good breakfast in the morning. Then you'll be transported to a romantic olive grove with trees which are often ...

  • Olive Olive oil

    Homer called it "liquid gold." In ancient Greece, athletes ritually rubbed it all over their body. Its mystical glow illuminated history. Drops of it seeped into the bones of dead saints and martyrs through holes in their tombs. Olive oil has been more than mere food to the peoples of ...

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Apartments Dalmatin and Apartments Paštar are located in two neighboring houses owned by the same family. Our apartments are located in Basina, one of the most beautiful and quiet part of Viganj. Each has a terrace with a beautiful view of the sea and the island of Korčula. Surrounded by a olive grove, it is the ideal playground forchildren. About 60 meters from our apartments are located several small coves where you can enjoy an absolute peace, perfect for those who prefer some privacy. At about 300 meters of distance is the beach Ploče, away from all noise, with maximum  [ Read More ]

viganj_surf

Viganj is located in a large bay, west of promontory St. Liberan, on the edge of a flush fertile zone. Above Viganj are located picturesque old hamlets Basina, Brainica, Dol, Pirovica selo, Njakarino, Sokolovo, Dujmovica, Podac, Jerkovo, Sapetino, Cikatica (Kovacevic), Gagica, Kraljevica, Habica Selo. Promontory Saint John, as the west boundery of Viganj and place were Pelješac channel ends, with old church of same name on top of the hill, offers a unique view and unforgettable sunsets. At northeast of Viganj is located St. Elijah (961m), a popular destination for mountain excursions, and on north boundery protected archaeological area of  [ Read More ]

sv.ivan

Viganj as the village was first mentioned in land registry books from Republic of Dubrovnik in 1336th as Vigel and Vighen, although is much older origin. For only the origin of the name Viganj is related more then one legend. According to one, it is related to the name of the neighboring villages Nakovana and Kuciste. The legend says that once upon a time lived three brothers, the sons of blacksmith, one of which is inherited “kuciste” (the house and garden), another inherited viganj (blacksmith’s bellows), and the third succeeded nakovanj (anvil), so where each one settled where given names  [ Read More ]

nakovana

The nakovana plateau has been inhabited for at least 8000 years. The earlier evidence of human occupation comes from the Spila cave. Later, during the first millenium BC, Illyrians inhabited this region. Their central settelement was on hill which is still called “Grad” (Town). Numerous stone piles “Gomila” scattered around “Grad” contain burials of Illyrian chiefs and nobles and the cave hides their shrine (sanctuary). The hill called “Grad” is an ideal natural setting for a hillfort. With its 350 meters is a very geo-strategic location, from where it can be monitored the entire Southern Adriatic. Located above a patch  [ Read More ]

zuljana

Pelješac peninsula is situated in southern Dalmatia, approximately 65 km long and covers 348 km2 area. Pelješac is rich with forests of black pine and Mediterranean plants, and a big part of the area is under the olive groves and vineyards, which delivers virgin olive oil and high-quality red wines. A large portion of the peninsula Pelješac is almost like one connected settlement at places interrupted by beaches and bays containing lush Mediterranean and subtropical vegetation. All this together with the sea and sun gives peninsula Pelješac the characteristics of a real Mediterranean heaven. The whole peninsula Pelješac offers itself  [ Read More ]

wine2

Visit Pelješac peninsula, without seeing vineyards and affording the pleasure of tasting high quality wines it is like visiting Paris and not seeing Mona Lisa. Your happiness is even greater, because just opposite of Pelješac is island of Korcula and what peninsula means in terms of red wines, the island stands for white wines, these are the most interesting winegrowing regions in Croatian terms. Sun and wine were always connected, and in particulary the vineyards on the southern slopes of the Pelješac peninsula, where the glare of the sun reflected from the sea and the rocky surface is creating additional  [ Read More ]

ilija

Sveti Ilija (Saint Elijah, 961 m) is the highest summit and the most famous mountaineering destination on Pelješac peninsula, situated on its western end. Massif around the summit of Sv. Ilija stretches from NE to SW coast of the peninsula, it is 6,5 km long and around 2,5 km wide. One legend says that the summit was called Perunovo brdo (Perun´s mountain) after old Slavic word for god Perun, the master of thunders. The church of St. Ilija (elijah) & Pantelija was builded here in 16 or 17 century. It was destroyed by many lighting strikes in the 19 century  [ Read More ]

maslinik

Picking olives on a Peljesac for one week in the autumn! Is this going to be hard work or is it just holiday? Judge for yourself: Of course you’ll start with a good breakfast in the morning. Then you’ll be transported to a romantic olive grove with trees which are often more than a twenty years old. The nets are neatly spread under the tree of your choice and it’s play time! Combing the trees with a giant comb, the branches bend and the olives fall down. Then you’re climbing in the tree feeling like a child again. The highest  [ Read More ]

Olive

Homer called it “liquid gold.” In ancient Greece, athletes ritually rubbed it all over their body. Its mystical glow illuminated history. Drops of it seeped into the bones of dead saints and martyrs through holes in their tombs. Olive oil has been more than mere food to the peoples of the Mediterranean: it has been medicinal, magical, an endless source of fascination and wonder and the fountain of great wealth and power. The olive tree, symbol of abundance, glory and peace, gave its leafy branches to crown the victorious in friendly games and bloody war, and the oil of its  [ Read More ]

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Accomodation Dalmati

Apartments Dalmatin and Apartments Paštar are located in two neighboring ...

viganj_surf

Viganj today

Viganj is located in a large bay, west of promontory ...

sv.ivan

Viganj history

Viganj as the village was first mentioned in land registry ...

nakovana

Nakovana - Illyrian

The nakovana plateau has been inhabited for at least 8000 ...

zuljana

Peljesac peninsula

Pelješac peninsula is situated in southern Dalmatia, approximately 65 km ...