Vrgorac

Welcome to the town of strawberries, dalmatian prosciutto and top quality wines. This is a true hedonistic paradise carved in stone

DISCOVER

Discover everything Vrgorac has to offer

Town Park
The play and coexistence of fragrant Mediterranean plants and stone invite you to walk along paths. The town park is not only a stress-free zone, but also the most beautiful backdrop for attractive events
Towers of Vrgorac
Avala is the most beautiful and the most famous Dizdarević tower is the birth place of the famous Croatian poet Tin Ujević. The most mysterious is Cukarinović or Friars’ tower, and the smallest ones are Šabić tower and Mumin age Atlagić tower. Discover wonderful stories and legends in the towers of Vrgorac
Gradina fortress
Built in the 15th century along the traffic route that connected Dalmatian hinterland and the coast since prehistoric times, this fortress creates a recognizable skyline of the town

Escape to your own

paradise

EXPERIENCE

Experience the countryside vacation in the Dalmatian way. With luxurious villas and authentic gastronomy, this small town of Dalmatian hinterland is the ideal choice for a calm vacation and an escape from the city asphalt

Taste
The best way to get to know a region is with your palate, and in Vrgorac make sure to try snails with shallots
Taste
Here, the kale stew with several kinds of meat is called “koštradina” and you simply have to taste it
Taste
Vrgorac is one of the most famous places in Croatia when it comes to the production of Dalmatian prosciutto. Prepared according to an old recipe, dried on the bora wind and smoked on old hearths. Delicious
Experience
Why wouldn’t you try your hand at harvesting the widely known Vrgorac strawberries? If you want to experience it firsthand, travel agencies offer trips that, in addition to harvesting and tasting, also include tours of the natural and cultural attractions of the region

Vrgorac is a hometown of the “greatest” adventurer in the world

Mate Šimunović or as the locals call him “Mate Svjetski” (Mate Cosmopolitan) was one of the greatest adventurers of his time. He set out on a journey around the world in 1928. and over the course of 19 years, with his dog Globus, he travelled 360,000 kilometers on five continents by bicycle, on foot and by sailboat. On his journey, he visited 70 countries and reached numerous islands in the Indian and Pacific oceans. At the time, reputable newspapers such as the New York Times, La Prensa, and El Telegraf wrote about his travels. Mate kept a diary about his journey and took numerous photos

A must – see in

Vrgorac

Proximity to the sea and outdoor activities in the heart of nature are not the only advantages of Vrgorac. It is a destination of rich heritage awaiting to be discovered by you

01 Veliki Godinj
02 Ethno village of Kokorići
03 Three peaks for the daring
04 Fields of Vrgorac

„My cradle was full of magic, moon tricks and enchantments, yarns of stories, fables and riddles, imaginative enigmas”, the greatest Croatian poet Augustin Tin Ujević wrote about his hometown Vrgorac. Hilltops, valleys, sinkholes, meadows and fertile fields will tell you the story of the cruelty and the beauty of life on the Dalmatian krast

The number of strawberry seedlings in the Vrgorac field

1.5m

Did you know that more than half of the total production of strawberries in Croatia is grown in Vrgorac? Numerous families invest a lot of effort and love in planting and harvesting strawberries. In the spring, when the whole area is embraced by smells and sounds from the fields and meadows, nature reveals its fertile splendor. At the end of April, May and June  Vrgorac smells like strawberries

INFORMATIONS

Make your stay

complete

Here are some suggestions on everything you need for a comfortable visit. Find activities to do and spend your time exactly as you prefer. If you need a place to stay, we prepared a handy list of hotels.

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02 Events
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RECOMMENDATIONS

Trips from

Vrgorac

Due to its micro-location, Vrgorac is an ideal starting point for one-day trips to surrounding destinations. Discover the authentic Dalmatia

Split
A world-renowned hit destination and the capital of the Mediterranean where antiquity and hedonism meet
Trogir
A wonderous city under the UNESCO’s protection
Omiš
A pirate town located at the mouth of the River Cetina, with narrow streets that will impress you
Makarska rivijera
Heavenly beaches and crystal-clear sea in hit destinations of Baška Voda, Brela and Makarska
Brač
An island with thousand wonders, best known for its beach Zlatni rat
Hvar
An island of exceptionally rich history where the origins of Dalmatian and ancient culture were found
Šolta
Authentic and untouched island, ideal for adventurers and those resisting commercial content
Vis
The island with the world’s most famous beach – Stiniva, but also the guardian of the Blue Cave on the islet Biševo
Klis
Walk the Game of Thrones paths and explore the ancient fortress Klis
Sinj
The host of Sinjska Alka, a chivalric tournament with a 300-year-old tradition, and an ideal starting point for an excursion to the source of River Cetina
Imotski
Take a walk along the Imotski field, taste the River Vrljika and feast your eyes on the Blue and Red Lake

EVENTS

Events inVrgorac

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Jun
Days of Dalmatian prosciutto and wine
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Jul
Tin’s cultural summer
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Aug
Festival of the adventurer
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Sep
Days of bikla
Tourist board

Vrgorac

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