Orebić, the largest town on the peninsula that has been inhabited since the age of the Illyrians, sleeps at the foot of the hill Sveti Ilija on its western part.
Recreationists and athletes seeking wind and wild fun will completely satisfy their appetite on the beach in Viganj. Here, the mistral wind, which constantly caresses sails during the summer months, has created a miracle – a Croatian top surfing destination.
Overlooking the Adriatic azure, the Orebić municipality offers to its visitors several hotels, around fifteen camps, and private accommodation of exceptionally high quality.
The beauty of the architecture from its most glorious days as a captains' town has been served to every passer-by found along the shore to this day. The captains' houses are only a part of the story, the rest of which you can hear in the Maritime museum in Orebić.
Alongside the seafarers, the Franciscans have also left their mark here. At 150 m above sea level, they erected the monastery and church of Our Lady of Angels. Next to the monastery, the captains' cemetery sleeps in silence.
The Dingač wine variety is far from just an ordinary wine, it has become a status and religious symbol, a holy liquid, based on the tradition of wine making in this region.