Peljesac peninsula is the second largest in Croatia, located in south Dalmatia in immediate proximity of Dubrovnik. Natural beauty on Peljesac still stands against commercial and urban values.
The name 'Peljesac' is most likely derived from the name of a hill above town of Orebic, which is Pelisac. This is a relatively new name for the peninsula.
As it was commercially neglected for years - it still have beauty of unspoiled nature, crystal clean bays and traditional villages - being one of the rare tourist resorts in Europe which still can fully express the Croatia tourism.
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There are several extraordinary things making Peljesac what it is. It's nature and beautiful beaches - which can be enjoyed at any part of peninsula. Peljesac maritime tradition which you can still feel in Orebic - the town of captains. One of the best windsurfing spots in this part of Europe - Viganj, and, certanly not the least important - Peljesac wines - famous red Dingac, Postup and other sorts of Plavac mali - which absolutely should be tasted if you are visiting this part of the world.