Sipan Island, Croatia

Sipan is the largest of the Elaphiti Islands, 17 km northwest of Dubrovnik, Croatia. It is a peaceful location which offers beautiful inland scenery, shady olive groves and the occasional hamlet. Most of the island is covered by the Sipan field which is made up of vineyards, fig trees and olive groves.

Attractions on the island include the 16th century Summer palace of Vice Stjepović Skočibuh, the Pakljena tower and the church of the St. Spirit which is the only one of its kind on the Adriatic coast.

Things to See & Do

* Beaches
* Historical sites
* 16th century Summer palace of Vice Stjepović Skočibuha
* Pakljena tower

General Information

Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Croatian kuna (HRK)
Language - Croatian (official)
Land Area - 15.8 km²
Population - 436 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - 385

Port Location - There are two ports on the island, Suđurađ (San Giorgio) in the east, and Šipanska Luka (Porto Gippana) in the west.
Travel Links - Ferries are available to the Island's main settlement of Sipanska Luka.

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