Tourist board of Mljet


Odysseus cave

On the south part of the island you can find Odysseus cave which is an geomorphology phenomena. It is a karst hole which looks like a pit. It is connected with open sea by small and low tunel, through wich it is possible to pass just during nice weather. Along the coast you can find couple of little boats, which are in propriety of local people from Babino Polje, and Babino Polje is the biggest village on the island. According to legend, after his shipwreck on the island of Ogigija, Odysseus spent seven years looking at offing to his home and beloved Penelopa, while beautiful nymph Kalipso, Posejdon's daughter,  was looking at the same  time, with love,  at Odysseus.

Ulica: Zabrježe 2
HR – 20225 Babino Polje
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