Stolac is a town located in the south-eastern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the far east of the Herzegovina-Neretva County. The city built on the banks of the river Bregava, surrounded by mountains and Hrgud Vidovo field with the surrounding areas which are printed pen’s rich cultural past. The access Stolac (Stolac) on the west side is Dubravska platform, particularly known for peach and above all Dubrave vineyards in which famous wines from Stolac.
Stolac area, its Mediterranean charm, good water, gentle sky, the gentle landscape and the harmony of the natural beauty, attracting people from prehistoric times. Illyrians and Greek sailors, Roman patricians, east Gothic conquerors, Slav high dignitaries, Ottoman noblemen, Venetian army leaders, the Austro-Hungarian governors and many fans of the sun, the freshness of the Bregava River, cultural and historical values and mysterious messages from the past century, have left their mark here: ruins and graves, names on the boards-message for those who will come after them.

Stolac is a place with the longest and most elaborate history of city life in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and belongs to a small group of the Balkans, where the preserved material testimony of urban forms of life through the long period of over 3500 years, how old is the last known Illyrian town Daorson.

The continuity of the presence of human communities in the area of Stolac dates back 16,000 years into the past. That the interest in life in this area was from ancient times, to bear witness to the places that surround it: Badanj cave – Paleolithic habitat, fortified Illyrian town Daorson, who admired its Cyclopean walls, and the famous necropolis at Radimlja, Boljuni, Rotimlja and Vidoštak as herself fortress of Old town. Stolac area as a human settlement existed continuously since 15,000 years. Name Stolac got a relatively late – the first known data is from the 15th century, and the development of Stolac accompanied by several names. The oldest name that can safely capture the Daorsoi or Daorson, Illyrian megalithic city in the village of Ošanjići above Stolac (IV-III. Century BC. Kr.). Follow Roman muncipium Diluntum, then Castrum Vidoskij and loco dicto Stolaz, but Vidosich, Vidoški city, Ottoman Ilce and IIstolce, then Vidoški and finally Stolac. Since the end of the Mediterranean area managed to have all kinds of fruit, mostly grapes.

Stolac is a city museum. The city, which with its historical heritage was under the protection of UNESCO since 1980. Traces of human hands dating back 15,000 years as evidenced by the drawings in Badanjskoj cave. These are descriptions of the details of hunting with a clear image of the horse (that time Ebeolitika). The first inhabitants of the Balkans, the Illyrians, have left their mark in the fortress Daorson, and found the remains of a Roman fortress Diluntum. There is also Radimlja with the famous necropolis of stelae. Also here is the tomb of the Jewish Rabbi Mos Danon. This place has remained one of the shrines of Jews. Monuments, mosques, squares and churches, libraries were built during the Ottoman rule. Later on this building adjoining the characteristics of Mediterranean culture.

– Attractions
Radimlja Necropolis, Necropolis Boljuni, Begovina, Ošanjići, Badanj, Bregava, Vidoški – the old town of Stolac, Saric’s house.

Chair currently has over 35 facilities or lokalitetana list of national monuments. Some of these monuments are: mosque, Podgradska mosque, Ćuprijska mosque and Uzinovićka mosque, Ošanjićka church, Trijebanj church, Poplatska church and the church to kiss in the Stolac.

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