Attractions

Island in Elafiti Islands

Lopud

Car-free Lopud has the prettiest settlement of all the Elafitis, composed of stone houses surrounded by exotic gardens and overlooked by ruined fortresses. There's a little beach in the town, but you're better off w…
Island in Elafiti Islands

Šipan

At 16 sq km, Šipan is the largest of the Elafiti Islands and was a favourite with the Dubrovnik aristocracy who built houses here. Most ferries dock in Suđurađ, a little harbour lined with stone houses and the large…
Island in Elafiti Islands

Koločep

The nearest of the Elafitis to Dubrovnik, this sweet little island is inhabited by a mere 163 people and is covered in centuries-old pine forests, olive groves, and orchards filled with orange and lemon trees. A san…
Public Art in Elafiti Islands

Your Black Horizon Art Pavilion

The joint work of Olafur Eliasson and David Adjaye, the Art Pavilion is an amalgamation of contemporary art and architecture, set in an orchard of cypress, carob and olive trees on the outskirts of Lopud village. Th…
Christian Monastery in Elafiti Islands

Franciscan Monastery

The first sight of Lopud when sailing into the harbour, this beautiful 15th-century complex has an immense seawall and 30m-high bell tower. The monastery is off limits to the public, but St Mary-of-the-Cave Church (…
Park in Elafiti Islands

Ɖorđić-Mayneri Park

A cool retreat on a sunny day, this gorgeous little park was laid out in the late 19th-century by the great-granddaughter of Dubrovnik's last rector. The shade is provided by botanical species from around the world,…
Church in Elafiti Islands

St Nicholas' Church

Dedicated to the patron saint of sailors, St Nicholas attests to the times when Lopud was an important seafaring centre. Positioned on the waterfront, this 1482 church is fairly modest in content, but provides an ai…