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Lopud Island (one of Elaphiti Islands) is in Adriatic Sea, located off Croatia's Dalmatian coast. The island has total area approx 4,5 km2 (1,7 ml2) and population under 500. Its highest elevation point (Mt Polecica) is 214 m (702 ft).
Lopud Island can be accessed only by sea (tour boats and ferries) from Trsteno, Orasac, Zaton and also from Dubrovnik. Lopud is Elaphiti archipelago's 2nd largest island (after Kolocep and before Sipan), and is also archipelago's most economically developed.
In July 1813, the crew of the Royal Navy ships HMS Weazel and HMS Saracen captured island's French garrison, consisting of 6 cannons and 59 soldiers. Lopud Island is famous for its sandy beaches (Sunj Bay) and beautiful nature park with numerous flower and animal species. For walking enthusiasts, there is a scenic pathway circling most of the Island. Sports enthusiasts can do footballing, diving, snorkeling, seakayaking. Touring options include golf cars (the Island has no cars ) and tour boats (called elafiti). On Lopud Island, there are many restaurants serving traditional Croatian food and beverages, as well as many shops selling traditional desserts.
Lopud Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Lopud Island Croatia dock (anchor) at Lopud - port town on the north-western coast.