Sućuraj is village with rich and turbulent history. It is on strategic position, so it changed the government very often.
In the village there are two churches, of typical Dalmatian architecture, the older one St.Anton is from XVIII century. There are evidences of the existence of two older churches; remains of one can be seen in the front yard of new church. There is also a monastery, which was renovated in XVIII century, what is documented by the epigraph on the entrance to a rectory. The old centre of the village is consisted of rural old stone houses (first Croatian population came in VII and VIII century); there are few nice examples of baroque.
Our wish is to give You the opportunity to get better acquainted with the place where You have decided to spend Your most precious time, your vacation. Therefore we have prepared the following:
Excursions with boat to near beaches
Possibility to try ecologically clean fruit and vegetables and, to learn about growing and picking season fruit. (in august and september You can see picking of figs, grapes and almond, and also in producing of vine)
Experience of fishing, Visit to traditional distillery of lavender oil, Possibility to use bicycles
All these services are included in price.
In the region you can visit:
City of extraordinary beauty. One of the symbols is the oldest public theatre in Europe. It was built as a pledge of peace between peasants and the nobles, after the rebellion. The nobles have built theatre where was firstly in Europe allowed entrance to a common people. Monumental gothic palaces like Hektorovićeva and Lucićeva. Biggest Main Square in Dalmatian cities in front of cathedral, city walls, fortress etc.
The most important monument is Hektorović fortress with ethnographic collection, beautiful fishpond with seawater, small botanical garden. City is recognisable by lovely narrow streets, stone houses and beautiful churches.
City – republic. Most attractive town on Adriatic, but also one of the prettiest in Europe. It is completely surrounded by monumental walls. Old centre is rich with historical monuments such as: Onofrijeva česma, Orlandov stup, Very old pharmacy in the monastery, baroque church of St. Vlaho, Stradun, Dukes palace. Driving to Dubrovnik lasts cca. 1.5 hours.
City, which is 1700 years old. Dioklecians palace is the symbol of the town. Many museums with archaeological monuments are showing history of these parts. Palaces, squares, churches from the earliest stage of Christianity, picturesque open market, mediaeval towers for defence from Turks are also interesting to see. Nearby is the fortress of Klis – impressive defence tower on the mountain. Turks came to this fortress, but never entered Split.