is a small town in the southwestern part of the Peljesac
peninsula, only few minutes drive form Orebic. This place
with a long tradition in seafaring is today a beautiful
orchard and botanical garden, protected from the northerly
winds, turned to the ever warm south. Exotic fruit-trees
and plants, brought by the famous seafarers of Peljesac
from their journeys on the world seas, grow her
Viganj is after Bol on the island of Brac, the most known
windsurfing spot in Croatia. Because it is situated in the
middle of a narrow channel between Peljesac and Korcula,
the winds tend to blow twice as fast as it usually does
in the Adriatic.
Summer mornings usually characterize mild southeastern wind
levant which reaches up to 3 bf. A good conditions for beginners.
In the afternoon pleasant medium northwestern wind maestral
blows ( usually at about up to 5 bf but sometimes even up
to 7 Beauforts) which makes it ideal time for medium and
advance skilled surfers.
before the storm very strong southern wind blows which is
suitable for more brave and experienced surfers. It usually
lasts for the whole one day and it is a definitive must
for adventurers surfers.
Every year Viganj hosts one of the regattas of the open
Croatian championship. Viganj also hosted World and European
Wind conditions in Peljesac channel are great for Peljesac
side as well as the island of Korcula side. Waves are not
greater than 1,5 m and in bays up to 40 cm.
Beaches on Peljesac peninsula are mostly rocky but you can
find some very pretty sandy beaches as well.