Known as the heart of the Neretva Valley, Metkovich, a city of history, culture, nature and sports, certainly has something to offer. With the river flowing directly through it, it is also surrounded by beautiful hills, making it the perfect place for a relaxing visit away from the shore.
If you ask, Metkovich is known for the birthplace of some of the best handball players in the country and for the juiciest mandarin plantations. Apart from what the city is famous for, Metkovich also has a lot of hidden gems worth visiting.
Metkovich, as well as the entire Neretva valley, is rich in flora and fauna. In addition to the soil improvements created by the fertile soil, the rich fauna is kept under the Pod gredom reserve.
The mouth of the Neretva is an ideal place for adventure seekers, as one of the most popular kitesurfing locations in Europe. Located on the outskirts of Metkovich, the area is a paradise for kitesurfing thanks to the wind. If you are more interested in nature and bird watching, Ushche is the right place for you. With shallow water and sandy beaches, the river delta is the perfect habitat for various bird species, as it provides easy access to food and an ideal place to relax. With over 300 different species on 20,000 hectares of the Neretva delta, it is a dream come true for bird watchers.
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