Orebic


Orebić [ɔ̌rɛbitɕ] ( listen) (Italian: Sabbioncello) is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. It is located on the Pelješac peninsula on the Dalmatian coast. Orebić is directly across a strait from the town of Korčula, located on the island of the same name. Ferries service the two towns frequently. Orebić is 112 km (70 mi) from Dubrovnik. It was named after the family who restored the castle inside the fortified settlement in 1586.[1] During the 19th century, Orebić had 17 of the most important nautical captains in Austria-Hungary Empire.[2] Tourism is one of the town's main sources of income, especially during the summer months.[3] In the 1960s a large number of non-locals (mostly from larger cities in the then former Yugoslavia) built homes for their summer holidays. In subsequ... Find out more →

Orebic