Ston town in Croatia: what is worth seeing?
Croatia is a real paradise not only for connoisseurs of marine recreation, beautiful landscapes, crystal clear waters and amazing species. Croatia will certainly have a like from connoisseurs of delicious seafood. They should go to the small town of Ston, located in the south of Croatia. The fastest way to get here is from Dubrovnik: you’ll have to overcome only fifty-five kilometers: an hour or more by car – and you’re there.
Ston, Croatia: what to see
Ston is impresses by the city wall made of stone: by the way, the longest in Europe and the second longest in the world – after the Great Chinese: impressive, isn’t it? It is quite possible to climb the wall – for a small fee. In the city you can find many objects built during the Romans – various walls, fountains, buildings. Connoisseurs of beautiful landscapes will appreciate the incredible cliffs overlooking the sea. The town has long been famous for its salt deposits: at one time real “salt wars” were conducted here – salt is still produced here, very special, sea salt, without the slightest bitter taste.
It seems that the time has stopped here: the situation is so quiet and calm, and the city wall and the central part of the city remind of the Middle Ages. There is a small, cozy, very peaceful quay, and also Ston is a real paradise for true connoisseurs of fresh and delicious seafood. This fishing village is famous for small restaurants, where you will prepare delicious dishes from fish and seafood for every taste. These restaurants operate mainly in the summer season. Some of them have been working since the beginning of the last century. Fresh oysters, which are grown in a special way, mussels, many different kinds of fish: a true gourmet dream. So, if you suddenly found yourself in Dubrovnik or nearby, you should definitely visit Ston: this small town will not disappoint you, exactly on the contrary, you will fall in love with the town, literally, at first sight.