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Orebić Hotels

List of Hotels in Orebić that offer online, instant booking: Apartments Terezija ★★★☆☆ Set at the foothill of the Peljesac Mount, Apartments Terezija offers bright and spacious accommodation just 120 metres away from the sea. Some rooms have a balcony with sea view. Rooms here come with a refrigerator and …

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Prints of Korcula and surrounding area from 1851

Prints of Korcula and surrounding area from 1851

    A 1851 lithograph prints of Korcula town and surrounding area (including Porto Pidocchio (Luka Korculanska), Peljesac, Sveti Ilija (M Vipera), Orebic, Postup, Borje..) by Giuseppe Rieger, published in ‘Panorama della Costa e dell Isole di Dalmazia nei viaggi dei Piroscafi del Lloyd Austriaco‘ in 1851. Giuseppe Rieger was an artist born …

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Amazing views over Peljesac Channel

Amazing views over Peljesac Channel

Detail of my yesterdays walk – amazing views over Peljesac Channel from the hills of Korcula Island.

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Video: Korcula viewed from Peljesac

Video: Korcula viewed from Peljesac

Korcula viewed from Peljesac is my one minute video was taken from Perna beach – a small location between Orebic and Kuciste from where, regardless of whether or season, the views over the Channel and Korcula Old Town are always engaging and pretty. I took this clip by small, hand-held …

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Video: Cycling from Orebic via Kuciste to Viganj

Video: Cycling from Orebic via Kuciste to Viganj

Cycling from Orebic via Kuciste to Viganj is a video I took while cycling along this pretty stretch of the road on sunny spring day.  The whole route is about 7 kilometres of flat and narrow road that leads for most of the time along the beautiful coastline. The video lasts …

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Hiking trip on Sveti Ilija Mountain, Peljesac

Hiking trip on Sveti Ilija Mountain, Peljesac

Hiking trip on Sveti Ilija Mountain @ Peljesac: 1/ Morning departure from Korcula by local ferry to Orebic: 2/ Views from the ferry over the summit of Sveti Ilija: 3/ Views over Peljesac Channel and Korcula Old Town – half the way up: 4/ Hiking through the wooded bit of …

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Views over Korcula archipelago while driving along Peljesac

Views over Korcula archipelago while driving along Peljesac

A few days ago while I was driven by car towards Orebic I took a short video clip of passing along ‘Kapetani’ part of Peljesac. Kapetani is that bit of the Peninsula that offers truly great views over Eastern end of Korcula island including Raznjic, Lumbarda, Skoji and Korcula town. The clip is a …

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Wind Power Takes Off at Peljesac in Autumn This Year

Wind Power Takes Off at Peljesac in Autumn This Year

A short update of my Wind Power Takes Off at Peljesac post from 2007 with some additional, very good news:  The German company WPD from Bremen  is currently working on the new wind farm on Peljesac peninsula. On the slopes in vicinity of Ponikve the company is erecting nine (9) Enercon E70 turbines of the …

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Poster of Ston

Poster of Ston

Ston, the small & pretty town on Peljesac Peninsula is featured in one of the promotional posters published by Croatian Tourist Board, as part of tourism promotional campaign “Croatia – The Mediterranean As It Once Was”. The author of photograph is Ivo Pervan, a well known Croatian photographer who took a photo, …

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Two towers restored in Ston at Peljesac Peninsula

Two towers restored in Ston at Peljesac Peninsula

The two towers of the Ston Walls have been restored recently in restoration led by the Association of Friends of Dubrovnik Antiques which is in charge of Ston Walls. Through the restauration, Barabanata Tower has been converted into art gallery while restoration of the Arcimun Tower converted this tower to …

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