Renaissance castle of renowned Dubrovnik commoner Vice Stjepovic-Skocibuha from the 16th century. Source: dentalcentarmarusic.hr
Sipan is the largest of the Elaphiti Islands. The area of the island is 16.5km2, and the population of the island is 550 people who live in two villages, Sudurad and Sipanska luka. Both villages are located in deep, well-protected coves and are connected by a 5km long road with a regular bus line. Village of Sudurad has a ferry port, making it possible to come to the island with a personal vehicle. Sipan has crystal clear sea and many small attractive coves, which is why many tourists gladly come here and many come here for daily excursions, fish picnics or excursions to surrounding villages,
Sipan - the largest of the Elaphiti Islands (Greek elaphos=deer). Source: dubrovnik-online.net
especially from Dubrovnik
. A large area of the island is occupied by the fertile Sipan field where olives, vine and figs have always been grown. Palm trees, cypresses, agave and other Mediterranean plants have been a part of Sipan for centuries. The island has defensive walls from the times of Illyrians. It has Roman remains and ruins of what used to be some 30 churches. Sudurud is the site of a Renaissance castle of Stjepkovic-Skocibuha family, construction of which started in 1529. Tower Pakljena from 1563 and the Church of the Holy Spirit, typical for its flat roof are important structures on the
Hotel Sipan in the Sipan harbor was built in place of the old olive oil factory. Source: dubrovacki.hr
island. Sipan offers accommodation in private apartments, lodging houses and hotels Bozica and Sipan. Hotel Bozica is located close to Sudurad, in a large protected bay with island of Ruda in front, while Hotel Sipan is located on the other side of the island, but considering the bus service it is not necessary to have your own ride to Sipan harbor. Many of Sipan apartments are located in old reconstructed family homes and radiate the traditional spirit. Other than relaxing, swimming and sunbathing, Sipan offers unlimited opportunities for hiking, exploring the coastline and the interior of the island, riding the bike and of course enjoying indigenous Sipan dishes.
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