To realy explore the island, the best way would be to grab a bicycle. This way you can explore all the small paths and hidden beaches, not just the main roads. From the macadam field trials ideal for mountain bikes to the asphalted roads for family sightseeing, cycling on Mljet offers huge variety of ideal trails for everyone’s taste.
Biking on Mljet
The blue waters off of the coast of Mljet Island are among the most beautiful in the world, where unrivaled wildlife, fishing, and nature views abound. Get an up close and personal experience with this natural paradise by Kayaking.
National Park Mljet
Mljet National Park makes up most of the island, and there are several villages, two salt water lakes – Veliko and Malo jezero, and a Benedictine monastery on the island of sv. Marija [St. Mary] . In Polače there are some of the best natural anchorages in the Adriatic.
Preserved from the Illyrian period, there are many fortifications and tombs, and the best preserved are those on the hill of Veliki Gradac, Veliko jezero and the fortress at Vodice, above the water source at Vodice at Babino Polje. The Roman Palace, which is the largest after Diocletian’s Palace in Split and the Arena in Pula, is a part of the valuable heritage of the island of Mljet.
Find more on: http://np-mljet.hr/en/
We Love Trekking…
For those who would like to enjoy in »breathtaking« views and explore the pure nature, trekking on island Mljet is the right decision! The hiking 43 kilometres marked route offers stunning views of the Velebit, the Peljesac peninsula, the Lakes in the National park and the Adriatic sea. You could climb the hills, walk through the pine forests and small local villages and enjoy in the endless beauty of magical Mljet.
If There Is Wine Heaven … It’s Here.
Mljet is not only known for its nature beauty, but also for an expeptional local products. The wine tradition dates back to the Ancient Greeks, who brought the wine to the Croatian islands, and has been followed by the Romans. As almost half of the island is under the protection of the National park, the wine making has to be strategic planned. You will be able to taste one of the best Croatian white and red wines, with a piece of goat’s cheese and a drop of homemade olive oil, a delicious snack that goes along the glass of wine.
Dive Into The Deep Blue Sea
If you enjoy in active holidays you will be able to explore the Mljet’s rich underwater world. With warm and clear Adriatic Sea, underwater caves and coral reefs, an attractive endemic flora and fauna species, you will be charmed in every single day or night dives! There are professional courses and diving schools offered with different levels for the beginners and for the experienced divers. As also Jacques Cousteau said once, Mljet is one of the best diving destinations in the world!