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Ston info (Pelješac peninsula)
Ston is located on the isthmus connecting Pelješac to the mainland. The traces of population date back to ancient times. The settlement was founded and fortified by Dubrovnik in the 14th century. The Great Wall with the length of about 5.5 km with 40 towers and 7 watchtowers stretches from the rectangular shaped fortress walls, which are facing both the sea and the mainland. The walls facing the mainland side were built from 1336 to 1347 and the ones facing the seaside in 1358. The port gate with a Romanesque statue of St. Blaise was built within the wall. The Mali Ston port was built following the example of the Dubrovnik port. The church of St. Anthony from the 14th century was built in the town centre. The Mali Ston Bay is known for its production of shells, oysters and mussels, and its surroundings for the production of famous wines, especially Postup and Dingač.
20230 Ston, Dalmatia
42.846524, 017.704258 (42°50’47.5″N, 017°42’15.3″E)
Town hall: 00385 (0)20 754 009
Ston is famous for the cultivation of shellfish, which you should try. Also, visit the Ston city walls.
GPS coordinates: 42.846524, 017.704258 (42°50’47.5″N, 017°42’15.3″E)
Address: 20230 Ston, Dalmatia
Ston – Dubrovnik (53km)
Ston – Orebić (60km)
Ston – Makarska (104km)
Ston – Split (187km)
Ston – Zadar (304km)
Ston – Zagreb (557km)
Ston is located at the beginning of the Pelješac peninsula.
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do mjesta Stona koji se nalazi na početku poluotoka Pelješca. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema mjestu Stonu koji se nalazi na početku poluotoka Pelješca. Hvala!
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