Drace village and nearby hills are great for taking walks and gathering healing plants. Source: croatia1.com
Drace is a settlement in Drace Bay on the north side of Peljesac
(facing the mainland and the village of Komarna
). It is a small village 30km from Ston
, with only about 70 inhabitants, which is the charming thing about this place. Drace is great for a peaceful family vacation. At the same time, good traffic connections inspire one to research the surrounding villages: Brijest, Dubrava, Zuljana, Rat, Janjina, and Trstenik. The sea in Drace is clear and rich with fish and mussels that like freshwater that runs through the bay from River Neretva. Guests who wish to try the original local cuisine and
View of Drace from the air, houses with apartments and breakwater that provides safe berths. Source: ringeraja.ba
the most demanding gourmands can visit restaurant Porat and tavern Dalmatinska kuca that offer various types of fish, octopus, prawns, mussels, seafood salads and other delicacies. The secret to amazing taste, other than the talent of hosts, is the freshness of just caught seafood. Viticulture is another traditional activity of this area, and here one can try excellent plavac mali of Peljesac. Also, tourism has been expanding and with it the need for accommodation has been rising and so the number of apartments in Drace and the surrounding bays has been increasing from year to year. The area is rich
Save for the pebble-rocky beach and apartments, Brijesta also has motor camp Vrela&Zakono. Source: dubrovnikcamping.com
with aromatic and healing herbs and plants that are typical of Dalmatia (sage, rosemary and lavender), complementing a walk or a bike ride over the nearby hills. If you have a boat, the harbor will provide you with a safe berth, as its natural position and the breakwater create shelter from all sides. Depth of the berth along the breakwater ranges from 1.3 to 3m, which is also suitable for yachts. From Drac, one can take one day excursions to Dubrovnik
, or other nearby tourist destinations. This part of Neretva Canal has numerous little islands that one can reach by boat and enjoy vacation far from wandering eyes of others: Galicak, Dubovac, Lovorikovac, Maslinovac, Pucenjak, Tajan, etc.
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