About Lastovo

Excursions and sporting activities

Excursion to SaplunExcursion to SaplunActive holiday. Lastovo is a small island, ideal to be explored on foot, by bicycle or by scooter, which can be rented at all times. Those who love the sea, can take a whole day trip to the sandy island of Saplun in the archipelago of Lastovnjaci, a trip to Mljet, or even further to the remote but extremely attractive Palagruža. Enthusiasts who prefer the sea and fishing can a boat, or attend one of the two diving schools on the island. Everything you need for an active holiday in untouched nature.


24 hour doctor. On Lastovo, there is a healthcare centre on duty 24 hours a day. It has a dentist as well as a pharmacy. Emergency and serious patients are taken by helicopter to the hospital in Split due to the island's distance from the mainland.

About Lastovo

Imperial Island. The island of Lastovo belongs to the South Dalmatian archipelago. Due to its distance from the mainland, it seems isolated, like it plunges into the blue sky and open sea. It is 10 km long and 5.8 km wide, with a total area of 56.2 km2. The Romans called it the Imperial Island because of its numerous fields, rich forests, beautiful wreath of islets and rocks that surround it, countless hidden coves and abundance of sea fish.

How to reach Lastovo

Lastovo is well connected to Split and Vela Luka.

Each day there is a ferry (5 hours) and a catamaran (2.5 hours) from Split. You can also use the Vela Luka port on Korcula(Google Map).

For more details about the schedule please check www.jadrolinija.hr

St. Cosmas and Damian

The patron saints of Lastovo and the people of Lastovo are the holy brothers Cosmas and Damian (Kuzma and Damjan) who were early Christian saints-martyrs and who as teachers in the Catholic church were physicians and healers. The parish church in which is located the work of Giovanni Lanfranco, one of the best Roman craftsmen of the 17th century, is dedicated to them.