Mljet, located opposite to the Pelesac peninsula, is one of the most famous islands of the Adriatic shore. Here about 10 small villages with beautiful sand and shingle beaches that are perfect for fishing and diving are located. The whole territory of the island is really carved with scenic tourist pathways across the oak and pipe forests.
The island stretches for 48 kilometers and the biggest part of this area (more than 70%) is covered with thick pine forests. A part of Mljet is one of seven national sanctuaries. There are two beautiful connected with each other and the sea by various subtle springs. These are ideal places for swimming.
In one of the lakes there is an island of St. Mary where a 12th century Franciscan monastery is located. You should also pay attention to a perfectly preserved part of the palace(early Byzantine period), an early Christian Roman basilicaримская базилика in Polagah and the Odyssey’s cave where the famous Homer’s hero met nymph Calypso. You can easily get to Mljet from Dubrovnik by a high-speed boat just in couple hours.