On The Island Of Šipan

Šipan is a hidden gem – famous for its crystal clear waters, rich heritage
and exquisite cuisine. With more than 250 sunny days and almost no traffic,
it is ideal for outdoor activities. Once a favourite getaway of Dubrovnik’s nobility,
Renaissance manors are waiting to be discovered!

DISCOVERThe hidden treasures of the island

44 Renaissance manors and more than 30 chapels and churches, ancient ruins and fortresses to protect islanders against pirates, all are scattered throughout the rolling green hills like hidden gems. Waiting to be discovered!

Many noble families from the Republic of Dubrovnik built their Renaissance manors on this beautiful island setting. They enjoyed to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to this oasis of greenery. And so will you 🙂

OPT FOR HEALTHY: Mediterranean delicacies with a Šipan twist

Can you imagine any Mediterranean dish without olive oil? Extra virgin olive oil, of course!  Yes, Mediterranean cuisine is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. And on Šipan you will taste it. But did you know that Šipan entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the island with the most olive trees compared to its size?! And that it has even today its own mill, which not only produces olive oil but also carob? Add to this a plethora of fresh fish, crabs, a summer salad, and a bottle of fine domestic wine….mmm… Šipan and its gastronomy will pamper your senses 🙂