View of Blace, apartments, islands and the mussel farms from a nearby hill. Source: panoramio.com
Thirteen kilometers southeast of Ploce
, at the estuary of River Neretva is a place named Blace, with some two hundred residents. The Canal of Neretva separates it from the Peljesac peninsula
. Blace is a typical old fisherman village with stone houses that were built in a natural cove protected from the winds. Even today, the majority of its population is made of fishermen, people who work in Ploce or neighboring places. They're also active in the tourism industry, as Blace has plenty of apartments which the locals are glad to rent to those who visit this area. They will happily organize boat
Pebble beach in the village of Blace is a center of all summer happenings. Source: apartmanihrvatska.hr
rides to the nearby islands of Veliki and Mali Skoljic and Magaricak. Close to Veliki Skoljic there are mussel farms. Ropes hang from the regularly spaces plastic buoys, and the mussels grow on these ropes. The stay in Blace will provide you with a peaceful family vacation, sun bathing on a pebble beach in the village or on the rocky solitary beaches of the coves and the islands, sailing, excursion to Neretva, bird watching or hiking on the trails of nearby mountains. From Blace, it is possible to organize excursions to the Antique Narona, the remains of which are located in Metkovic.
Lately, Blace has become an ever more popular destination for kite surfers. Source: flickr.com
The popularity of the estuary of River Neretva has grown in the past several years among those who like kite surfing, as it provides a calm shielded surface for the board and enough wind for the kite. In the village and its surroundings, the locals will offer you homemade food, prosciutto, cheese, homemade wine, salt and sweet water fish, and even frogs which are the specialty in this area. The village has no hotels or camp grounds, but it offers accommodation in apartments. Blace is a peaceful, hidden place. It is not exposed to the summer rush, and as such, it is ideal for the visitors who truly wish to rest and relax. Like all towns and villages along the Adriatic Coast, Blace also has its Fishermen Night - a party that is accompanied by music, wine and freshly caught fish.
Key tags: private and hotel accommodation in Blace, vacation in Blace, destination description, events, sights, rooms and apartments Blace - Croatia.