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About Neum

Neum is a town in south Herzegovina and the only coastal town in this country, with 24 kilometers of Adriatic coastline. There are around 5,000 inhabitants in this town. Neumene was its historical name, which is first mentioned in 533. In the past, Neum had belonged to the Dubrovnik Republic, Ottoman Empire, Austro – Hungarian Empire and Kingdom of Yugoslavia. 

It is the most famous for its beautiful, clear sea, sandy beaches and steep hills. The favorable climate and pure sea air make Neum the perfect place not only for swimming and sunbathing, but also for beach walks, various water sport and many other activities. If you want to see cultural heritage of Neum, then you should visit museum with archeological and ethnographic collections and the City Gallery with over 400 paintings.

As far as the climate is concerned, Neum is characterized by the Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and short, mild winters, and it is coastal place with one of the highest number of sunny days, so it is perfect for the tourists. One of the advantages of spending your summer holidays in Neum are low prices of food and accommodation, which are 20 percent lower than anywhere else at the Adriatic coast. Neum has over 7,000 beds in high class hotels, resorts and private accommodation for the pleasant stay during the whole year.

If you decide spend your summer holidays in Neum, you can stay in several big hotels like Neum, Sunce, Stelle and Zenit, or in many private accommodations. Most of the restaurants in Neum are located along the sea coast, so you can enjoy Dalmatian cuisine and the calming sounds of the sea. Many Croatian beautiful cities like Dubrovnik, Ston, Korčula and Makarska are close, so you can go on a day trip to visit these places, also.

 

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Neum
Neum is a town in south Herzegovina and the only coastal town in this country, with 24 kilometers of Adriatic coastline. There are around 5,000 inhabitants in this town. Neumene was its historical name, which is first mentioned in 533.
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Mostar
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