Slano is village and small harbor in the bay, 37.5 km northwest of Dubrovnik. This small place with the remnants of Illyrian settlements, Baroque and Renaissance buildings, develops quality tourist facilities. Farming, olive-growing, viniculture, fruit-growing, tobacco, herbs (sage, laurel and woodworm), fishing and tourism are chief occupations. Slano lies on the main road (M2, E65). Yachts can anchor in the small protected Banja cove. Anchoring-ground for larger yachts lies off the entrance in the cove, to the southwest of Cape Gornji. The area of Slano was populated already in the prehistoric period (ruins of a hill-fort and tumuli on the nearby hills) and in the ancient times (a Roman castrum on the hill Gradina; early Christian sarcophagi, today exhibited in front of the Franciscan church).