Tourist board of Metković
Metkovic is the second largest city in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County. It is located on the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. From the Adriatic Sea is- land is twenty kilometers. With the corresponding settlement Vid, Prud, Dubravice and Glušci its surface is approximately 51 km2.
Metkovic, and the whole valley of the Neretva River, the area is rich in various plant and animal species. Despite the reclamation of wetlands, which is made fertile, preserved the wealth of fauna in the ornithological reserves the bar, pond and Orepak, on a hill above Metkovic Forest Park Predolac-Šibanica
Area Metkovic has been inhabited since ancient times, evidence of which Illyrian, but the most important finding is the archaeological site of the ancient Narona in Vid. Archaeological museum, the first in situ museum in Croatia, was built over Augusteum, the temple dedicated to Emperor Augustus. Natural History Museum Metkovic has one of the most valuable ornithological collection in Europe, speleological cave in Predolcu they live relict endemic mussel (Congeria kusceri), endemic polychaete (Marifugia cavatica), and a number of mostly strictly protected species, are only a part of the tourist offer of our town.
- Street: Stjepana Radića 1
- Postcode: 20350
- City: Metkovic
- Country: Croatia
- Telephone: +385 20 681 899
- Fax: +385 20 681 020
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