South Dalmatia




South Dalmatia consists of 2 regions that extended around the town of Dubrovnik and around the delta created by Neretva river.

South Dalmatia is well know around the world for the old town of Dubrovnik known as the Pearl of Adriatic sea.

But here is not the only interest of the region. While spending vacation in central Dalmatia you will discover beautiful scenery as on the islands of Korčula Mljet or Lastovo.





National parks


– Distances and time needed by car –

Dubrovnik – Split by the highway from Ploče: 225 km (140 mi) about 3h45

Dubrovnik – Split along the coast: 210 km (130 mi) about 4h15

Dubrovnik – Orebić : 115 km (72 mi) about 2h10

Dubrovnik – Airport (Čilipi) : 20 km (12 mi) about 25 mn

For more information about distances in Croatia please visit Via Michelin at


– Time needed by the sea –

Orebić – Dominče (2 km from Korčula’s old town) by ferry : 20 mn

Dubrovnik – Korčula by ferry : 4h10

Dubrovnik – Sobra (island of Mljet) by ferry : 2h00

Prapratno – Sobra (island of Mljet) by ferry : 45 mn

Vela Luka (island of Korčula) – Ubli (island of Lastovo) by ferry : 1h15

Vela Luka (island of Korčula) – Ubli (island of Lastovo) by fast boat : 45 mn

Ploče – Trpanj by ferry : 45 mn

For more information about ferries, schedules and prices, please visit the site of the Croatian ferry company Jadrolinija at


Post by: Delphine Pavlak

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