The city is a perfect starting point when exploring the picturesque towns in one of the most popular resorts of Makarska Riviera. You can find out when it is worth sailing in Ploče, and we will also help you with useful tips on how to make a one-week-long sailing trip. Take our advice, and let the beauty of the pleasant port town and its neighbourhood enchant you.

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Ploce is less popular, but a wonderful town in the region. It has a pleasant Mediterranean atmosphere and the beaches with pebbles and rocks are made more attractive by turquoise-colored sea. If you want a relaxing holiday, you can avoid the busy traffic typical of swarming cities in Ploce.

Location of Ploce

Ploce is located in county Dubrovnik-Neretva, which is Croatia’s southernmost county. Its abilities are excellent in several aspects. Ploce lies at the mouth of river-Neretva, it is an important city with a port. Ploce is located almost half-way between the two popular and from a yachting aspect ideal cities: Split and Dubrovnik. A little more than 6,000 people live in the town, which is also known as the second-largest cargo seaport in Croatia.

History of Ploce

Already Ploce’s name is connected to sea and fishing. The first city inhabitants called the town Ploce. According to legends the name was created, when fishermen of surrounding towns and village were drying their nets pulling those out of the sea and the nets looked like a giant flat blackboard (ploca). The first written documents of its history date back to 1367. Already then it was referred to as a significant port town and it has kept its fame over the centuries. The construction of the modern port that had been planned for centuries, was started in 1939.

Main attractions in Ploce

Church of the Queen of Sky and Earth:

The church is also called white basilica and it is one of the newest churches in Croatia. It is indeed a building recently established, it was built between 1999-2007. The foundation stone was blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1994. In 2009 the church got again in the focus of media attention for another reason. The priest of the church that time wanted to stimulate parents to give traditional Croatian male and female names to babies, therefore he put a list of the most traditional 40 male and 40 female names on the gate of the church. The parents who chose a name from the list received a money prize at the baptism. Besides, the local Memorial Park is also a sight, which was built in memory of the national liberation war heroes and victims. Tourists can also visit the Saint Liberan chapel on an area of 136 sqm.

Marathon Ladja:

The annual boat and barge marathon, which is an amateur sports event is an event you shouldn’t miss if you can attend. The contest of old traditional water vehicles from Metkovic to Ploce is a real tourist attraction.

Bacinska-lakes:

The Bacinska lakes are a wonderful hiking area, which is between nearby Makarska and Dubrovnik. Everywhere in the karst region interconnected lakes with blue water can be spotted and visitors can get a unique view from the viewpoints.

Weather of Ploče

Ploce is characterized by a pleasant Mediterranean climate with much sunshine, dry and hot summer and a mild and humid winter. Ploce weather information

Boat rental in Ploce

Ploče, as a real port town, attracts you with excellent yachting programs. A one-day trip can take you to the famous and stunning beach of Makarska. But if you want more than that, you must head towards the peninsula of Peljesac. This is the largest peninsula of Dalmatia and Croatia’s second-largest following the peninsula of Istria. Beyond the amazing landscape, it is also a real surfing paradise. The town of Ploče offers a lot more than you would think first. If you don’t wish to spend your holidays in a busy tourist centre, yet want to make active programs, then Ploce is one of the best options beyond doubt. Its location offers excellent opportunities to discover the southern region of Dalmatia and explore the unrivaled world of the Adriatic Sea for ourselves. Find yacht routes in Dalmatia or choose another yacht charter in Dalmatia.

Weather in Ploce

The climate diagrams are based on 30 years of hourly weather model simulations. They give good indications of typical climate patterns and expected conditions (temperature, precipitation, sunshine, and wind). The “mean daily maximum” (solid red line) shows the maximum temperature of an average day for every month for Ploce. Likewise, the “mean daily minimum” (solid blue line) shows the average minimum temperature.

Wind rose in Ploce
Wind speed in Ploce

The wind rose for Ploce shows how many hours per year the wind blows from the indicated direction. The diagram for Ploce shows the days per month, during which the wind reaches a certain speed.

Rent a boat in Ploce, and cruise around Ploce

Day 1. Ploče – Podaca 16.60 km (10.32 mi), Day 2. Podaca – Igrane 14.72 km (9.15 mi), Day 3. Igrane – Tučepi 10.88 km (6.76 mi), Day 4. Tučepi – Makarska 5.41 km (3.36 mi), Day 5. Makarska – Sumartin (Brač-Island) 13.05 km (8.11 mi), Day 6. Sumartin (Brač-Island) – Sućuraj (Hvar Island) 32.84 km (20.41 mi), Day 7. Sućuraj (Hvar Island) – Trpanj (Pelješac Peninsula) – Ploče 28.81 km (17.90 mi). Ploce sailing trip

Day 1. Ploče – Lovište (Pelješac Peninsula) 41.32 km (25.67 mi), Day 2. Lovište (Pelješac Peninsula) – Vela Luka (Korčula Island) 42.09 km (26.15 mi), Day 3. Vela Luka (Korčula Island) – Vis (Vis Island) 44.90 km (27.90 mi), Day 4. Vis (Vis Island) – Stari Grad (Hvar Island) 40.14 km (24.94 mi), Day 5. Stari Grad (Hvar Island) – Omiš 53.11 km (33.00 mi), Day 6. Omiš – Makarska 31.86 km (19.80 mi), Day 7. Makarska – Igrane – Ploče 46.15 km (28.68 mi). Sailing itinerary Ploce

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