Neum is a city, a tourist settlement and the only municipal centre on the Adriatic coast located on the rugged coastal area along the main road between Dubrovnik (70 km) and Makarska (80 km). The Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunny days during the year makes it an attractive tourist destination throughout the year. Fresh sea air, coastal walks, night time entertainment and water sports will make a visit to Neum a memorable ex¬perience. The authentic Herzegovinian cuisine and different seafood, fish, crab and shellfish specialties make up only a small portion of the rich gastronomic offer found in fhe hotels ("Sunce","Neum", "Zenit", "Stella") as well as in the other family hotels and motels. The hinterland of Neurn, with plenty of olive plantations and vineyards, is an ideal place for those who enjoy agro-tourism. The traditional Croatian music festival "Efhno festival Neum" takes place every summer. in fhe second half of fhe August, in Neum. There is a modern sport centre in Neum, suitable for football teams training preparations in the winter period. The Museum/Gallery with numerous paintings is also very active in Neum.