About Ston

Have a vacation in true Mediterranean setting. The settlement of Ston, with its corresponding region, is everything what you expect from such an experience. Mostly associated with Dubrovnik Republic, Ston was an important asset in the city-state’s economy, and was thus surrounded with thick walls.

Today, these ramparts are among the largest of their kind in Europe, measuring over five kilometers in lenght and featuring over 40 defensive structures. These were protecting valuable saltworks and oyster harvesting areas, which are still operational today.

Residents of Ston are proud of their numerous sacral places, such as churches and chapels. A Napoleon-built road serves as a promenade, while Gudnja Grotto attracts those interested in underground phenomena.

20230, Ston, Croatia

Have a Day of Labor in Ston Saltworks

Did you know that Croatian Town of Ston has a tradition of salt production that dates up to 2000 years in the past? It was a vital source for Roman Empire and white mineral has not lost its value even in contemporary times. Interestingly enough, the saltworks also broaden their services to tourist capacities. Every now and then, people are invited to work in the sea pools and spend a physically active day in Croatian outdoors. What is even more engaging is the fact that most labor is done manually. This means that attendees will rely on their own strenghts while extracting the salt. Just the way how old Roman citizens used to do this often demanding task. But to…

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