The Pelješac Peninsula is situated at the very south of Croatia, not far away from Dubrovnik. By its geografical and natural characteristics it is similar to the Dalmatian islands - Hvar and Korčula, and the fact that it is connected to the mainland it offers additional freedom of travelling and better connection with Dubrovnik and the hinterland. The area is 355 square kilometers large and 65 kilometers long. This region belongs to the "Adriatic type" of the Mediterannean climate with long, dry and hot summers and short and damp winters. The temperatures during the whole year are relativelly high. The insolation is 2589 hours per year.