we passed Verige and looked over to Perast, two islands and mountaintops to our heart’s
content, we arrived to Lepetane, which lies in an idyllic peace,
protected from the North wind.
During the Middle ages Lepetane was called “The Place
of Saint Lovrienec” for the church which existed there and which is connected to a
legend of three brothers - saints: Andria, Peter and Lovrienec.
“Lepetane” got its current name by the nicknames of
some Perast families (“Lepetanus”) which owned land in this area.
Lepetane is born village of
famous statesman, Luka Tomanovic - sculptor,
Tomanovic - professor, Milutin Tomanovic
- statesman, and other members of great Serbian family
People of Lepetane have always been great seafarers.
The capetain Marko Tomanovic had in 1827 won a ship battle against
The parochial church of St. Anton (from the 18th
century) boasts an altar picture by the Tiepollo school