Viganj, Peljesac, Croatia
Welcome To Viganj
Viganj is a small place located on the southern coast of the Pelješac peninsula with an extremely pleasant mediterranean climate. Here, the mistral (west wind) blows almost every day between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., creating exceptional conditions for windsurfers and relieving the summer heat for others.
Did you know that various windsurfing championships are held in Viganj almost every year. In 2013 the world championship in the formula discipline was held here.
Viganj lives a sporty life. You will surely enjoy it!
What to do?
Viganj is a paradise for windsurfers and kitesurfers! In the vicinity of Ponta beach there are three wind/kitesurf schools where you can rent surf equipment, SUP, kayak or bicycle.
One of the biggest natural attractions is hiking at St. Ilija (961 height), it will take you two to three hours to reach the top. The view from the top is breathtaking!
The whole Pelješac peninsula is extremely interesting for nature walks and cycling. You can check hiking, walking and MTB trails on the interactive map at www.peljesacoutdoor.hr. The link contains trail descriptions, photos, and gpx for download.
Spend the evening hours in a pleasant walk to the neighboring village of Kućište. On the way stop for a cocktail or have a drink at the beach bar in the center of Viganj. The length of the promenade is about four kilometers.
Where to eat?
Viganj and the surrounding towns have an extremely rich gastronomic offer. Traditional taverns and restaurants with seafood specialties, a pizzeria or perhaps more modern cuisine. There is something for everyone!
How to get there?
Viganj is most often reached by car, the highway leads to Ploče. From 2022, Pelješac is a bit closer, the bridge near Komarna was put into traffic, shortening the journey for 45 minutes.
There are numerous catamaran and ferry connections, you will find their schedule on the link: https://agencija-zolpp.hr/
The nearest airports are Dubrovnik, about two hours away by car, and Split, three hours away.