Mljet Travel Guide
Mljet is the first larger island one come upon while sailing the Croatian Adriatic from the direction from south to north. It is Croatia's greenest island with its Mediterranean vegetation, clear and clean sea, gentle sandy shoreline and a wealth of underwater sea life. The island is conisdered to be one of the most beautiful of the Croatian islands too.
Mljet is well known for its white and red wine, olives and goat's cheese. Mljet is indeed s unspoilt island that is covered by a dense Mediterranean forest. The sea round the island is rich in fish and marine life. Mljet is also well known for it's two salted lakes - Veliko and Malo Jezero that are located at the north end of the island. On small island in the middle of Veliko Jezero lake, there is old Benedictine monastery. Beside beach Saplunara (on the south of the island) , Veliko and Malo Jezero are favorite swimming spots for locals and visitors alike. Northern part of the island of Mljet is also one of Croatian National Parks, and is therefore, one of the favorite destinations for travellers.
The island has a regular ferry connections with Dubrovnik as well as with Peljesac Peninsula at the Croatian mainland. Local excursions can be done from Korcula too. Read more about Mljet at Croatian Tourist Board
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Pine Tree and Mljet Colours by Ivo Pervan, Croatian photographer
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A lovely 29 minutes documentary about Mljet National Park, produced by Croatian television
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