Visit Orebic

Visit Orebic located on the Peljesac

About Orebic

Orebic is a pretty port town located on the Peljesac, separated by a narrow channel from Korcula Island. Traditionally the town was an important maritime base, now many residents are involved in tourism and the production of fine wine, including the very delicious red wine, Dingac. With long pebble beaches, including the popular beach Trstenica and traditional restaurants.

Orebic provides the perfect base for a relaxing holiday or as a day trip from Korcula. The area also caters well for the more active traveller, with plenty of water sport opportunities as well as numerous walking and cycling trails, including to the peak of Mount Saint Ilija which rises high behind the town.

Why stay in Orebic?

  • A great destination for an active holiday including lots of walking and cycling opportunities and nearby windsurfing facilities
  • Close proximity to a number of vineyards and wineries where you can sample high-quality wines  
  • Short boat trip to Korcula and good travel connections to Dubrovnik

Top 5 things to do in Orebic

  • Visit the Maritime Museum in Orebic where you can learn more about Orebic’s maritime history and culture. The museum also hosts a number of art exhibitions throughout the summer.
  • The Peljesac region in which Orebic is located is well known for its production of wine including the popular varieties of Dingac and Postup. Be sure to visit a few of the wineries in the region.
  • The coastline of Orebic is dotted with lots of pebble beaches which provide perfect spots for relaxation and water sports. There are a few market stalls in Orebic where you can buy snorkels, swimming shoes, lilos and other useful beachwear.
  • If visiting outside of the hot summer months (July/August), a climb to the top of Mount St Ilija is rewarded by breathtaking panoramic views of the area and of Korcula Old Town. If you looking for something a little less energetic, there are lots of walking and biking trails in the Orebic area. Bikes can be hired by the hour or for the day from a number of tourist agencies in Orebic.
  • Take the regular passenger ferry from Orebic to Korcula; a short 15-minute crossing which also provides great photo opportunities of each destination. Spend the day exploring Korcula Old Town or join a tour to explore more of the island.

Getting to Orebic from Korcula

Passenger Ferry

  • The passenger ferry departs from Korcula Town. Tickets can be brought on the boat.
  • There are a number of crossings daily, the frequency depends upon the time of year. Crossing duration is 15 minutes.
  • Operating year round. See timetable.

Jadrolinija Car Ferry

  • The car ferry departs from Domince, which is 2km from the centre of Korcula Town. Tickets can be brought online from the Jadrolinija website or from a Jadrolinija ticket office (there is a ticket office in Orebic, Korcula Town and at the Domince port).
  • Crossing duration is around 15-20 minutes.
  • Operating year round. See timetable.
  • Jadrolinija website – www.jadrolinija.hr

Getting around Orebic

By foot / By bike
Bikes can be hired from a number of tourist agencies in Orebic. There are a number of marked walking and hiking trails in Orebic and the surrounding area.

By car / By scooter
To travel further around the Peljesac region, a car or scooter can be hired from a few tourist agencies in Orebic.

By bus
During the peak season, you can travel from Orebic to Loviste and Trpanj. See the bus schedule for further details.

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