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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 ]

Categories: Illyria, Nature
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 ]

Categories: Nature
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 ]

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Accomodation Dalmati

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

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Viganj today

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

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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 ...

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Peljesac peninsula

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