Ston holiday - Ston holiday apartments and houses

View over Ston
View over Ston

Ston is a small fortified town on peninsula Peljesac, well known for it's medieval city walls that circle the town itself.

59 km north-west of Dubrovnik

581 inhabitans

Ston is also well known for it's oyster production in Ston in the near vicinity that produce sea salt for centuries. Bay of Prapratna is popular swimming spot for locals and visitors alike as it has clean sandy beach and sea surrounded by olive trees where popular camping site and campground is locate. Ston was founded in 14th century as part of Dubrovnik Republic territory.

The town was then fortified by Dubrovnik Republic with 980 meters of walls, forming an irregular shape of pentagon, with larger towers on the corners of this irregular shape. It took about 200 years to build these walls and masters that work on them were: Zupan Bunic 1455, Bernardin from Parma 1461, Olivier the French 1472-1478 and Paskoje Milicevic 1488-1506. Ston is only 5 km far from the Adriatic Highway.


Typical house in Ston
Typical house in Ston

Ston is placed at the entrance of the peninsula Peljesac. For its rich history and the protective walls, which are the longest in Europe and especially for the cultivation of sea shells and oysters Ston is interesting for many visitors of the Dubrovnik region. In order te know Peljesac as an unique and historical entity, it is best to start with Stonska Prevlaka (Ston Isthmus), the single connection with the mainland. Recessed among hills, it extends 1.5 km between the southern and northern coasts.

Archaeological finds here show that Mediterranean and Balkan cultural groups were both present, and in prehistory an exchange of goods took place by land and sea. This area has attracted streams of men and merchants from the mountainous interior and the open Adriatic Sea.ton is situated on the peninsula Peljesac in Southdalmatia. Driving along the Coast road named MAGISTRALA after you have passed coast territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, you turn toward signs to Orebic and the ferry and to the birthplace of Marco Polo, Korcula.


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