The rich and diverse culinary tradition of our County is certainly one of the most important factors in our tourism offer.
A healthy and delicious bite is best accompanied by one of the excellent wines of the Pelješac peninsula. Despite its rocky environment, Pelješac is home to many wine growers and farmers who, with their hard work, have succeeded in maintaining the fertile soil where vegetables and fruits are grown, as are the world renowned Dingač and Postup wines. Tasting these high quality autochthonous wines is a must for all those visiting the region, and bottles of Dingač and Postup are among most significant souvenirs and gift which will delight any wine lover.
The well known wines of the island of Korčula are: Grk, Pošip and Rukatac (Maraština).
Our valued Konavle, with its richly set table offers the delicacies of this region: kontonjata (cooked dessert made of quince), mantala (cooked dessert made of must, carob and walnuts) and arancina (sugared orange peels) with the aromatic herb brandy travarica and grape brandy lozovača and a drop of the good quality wines from Konavle and Malvasija from Dubrovnik.
The culinary walk through the County can begin in the numerous restaurants and taverns in the Neretva Valley, where you will find eel and frog stew, delicious game dishes and the special wild duck (liska). From here, our path takes us to Ston, where you certainly will not be able to resist the fresh oysters, mussels and freshly prepared fish.
Continue on to the island of Korčula, where you can enjoy the typical dishes of the tourist towns of this beautiful island served in the numerous taverns and restaurants.
On the islands of Mljet, Šipan, Lopud and Koločep, enjoy dishes made from dried fish or seafood, while the restaurants of Župa Dubrovnik and Konavle offer prosciutto, cheese in oil, zelena menestra (meat and cabbage stew) and other delicacies.