Top things to do in Elafiti Islands

Island in Elafiti Islands


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


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


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 sand…
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…
Dalmatian in Elafiti Islands


The finest restaurant on Lopud, Obala has been known for its seafood delicacies since 1938. The prices are as fine as the service and the food, but the ambience surpasses it all; you’ll be sitting close enough to th…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Elafiti Islands

Soul of Lopud Gallery

Tucked away in a stone shack on the Lopud waterfront, this little store features a soulful assortment largely made by its Russian-Italian owners and their family. The unique wooden statues, souvenir paintings, casua…
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,…
Dalmatian in Elafiti Islands

Kod Marka

There's no menu at this little seaside restaurant. Just say whether you'd like fish or meat (the former is the specialty, and swimmingly fresh) and the friendly host will run through the options.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Elafiti Islands


Operating from a shed near the ferry wharf, this little place sells colourful art and hand-painted T-shirts and mugs.