The pearls of this region are: National Park of Mljet, the Elafiti Islands, as well as the Islands of Lastovo and Korcula. The latter is the hometown of a famous travel writer and explorer Marko Polo. The nearest mainland to the island is the peninsula of Peljesac and its touristic center of Orebic. Due to its specific geographical appearance of its coast – richness in islands, peninsulas and bays – and to its lush vegetation, many forests and valuable cultural heritage, the western part of another natural attraction heritage – the Island of Mljet – is also declared a national park. The island is famous for another phenomenon – there are two sea water lakes. Considering the possibilities of accommodation and of sport recreation, Mljet is a denominated destination for a vacation.
The southernmost Croatian town of Cavtat, situated in the vicinity of Dubrovnik, represents a real opportunity for a vacation in an idyllic nature at the eastern edge of the Zupa Bay. Rich Mediterranean and subtropical plants, beautiful bays, beaches and nearby isles, the town of Cavtat, which offers rich folklore and many recreational opportunities – represents a picture frame for this picturesque town, important as a touristic center, but also as a destination for an active vacation. One of the undoubted attractions of this region are the Wall of Ston with the length of even 5,5 km, which makes it the second largest wall in the world, right after the Great Wall of China.
Apart from the seaside each year more and more tourists come to the valley of Neretva river attracted by the beauty of untouched nature, but also by the traditionally gastronomic offer.