The Illyrians ruled Pelješac 2500 years ago and in the Illyrian cave in Nakovanj near the Northern tip of the Peninsula, ceramic wine glasses handed to the Illyrians by the Greeks as a payment to pass the channel between Pelješac and Korčula, have been found. It is therefore believed, that wine was produced and consumed on the Peninsula at this ...See more
Ston is the Medieval town whose history reaches back as far as the 14th century. It is a small town with the longest stone wall in Europe (5,5km), with narrow quiet streets, noble ancient houses and with traces of ancient cultures.
Its former value as a „salt city“ gets confirmed even today in the plants of the oldest active salt-works in the ...See more
The Dalmatian coast has a very long history of mariculture. Traces of primitive oyster farming-petrified oak branches with attached oyster shells-were noted by Roman chroniclers. The first written documents date from the time of the Dubrovnik Republic.
Development of modern mariculture began at the end of 19th Century with establishment of oyster...See more