Excursions

CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS

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:

HVAR


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.

STARI GRAD


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.

NARONA


It was important city of the Roman Empire. The remains of the Roman temple are very well preserved, with many statues of the Roman rulers. It is on the road to Dubrovnik, cca.30-45 min. driving from Drvenik (port on the coast where the ferry starts from).

KORČULA


City surrounded by mediaeval walls and towers, many luxurious palaces, mostly baroque in the city centre, cathedral. From Drvenik there is a ferry line directly for Korčula, so that excursion can be arranged in one day.

DUBROVNIK

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.

SPLIT


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.

SALONA


Old Roman city nearby Split. The remains are: aqueduct, remains of the amphitheatre, and Roman necropolis with many sarcophaguses.

TROGIR


city on the island, connected with small bridge, app. 20 minutes driving distance from Split. There is to see old City loggia, cathedral with famous portal, Kairos – the good of lucky moment – an antique artefact, different styles palaces.

All these destinations can be visited on one day excursions, because they are at the most on  2 hours driving distance, and we tried to mention only the most important monuments of those