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The beautiful island of Korcula sits just off mainland Croatia in the Adriatic Sea. It is the most-populated island in Croatia that is not connected to the mainland by a bridge. There are several beautiful settlements to visit when you make your way to this island. Stretching across lush forests, rich vineyards, hideaway fishing villages and an enchanting main town, the island offers culture, countryside, history, relaxation and more. Whether you want to kick off your shoes and spend some time with the sand between your toes, or you wish to delve into local life, sampling speciality cuisine and touring the vineyards, this island offers a unique experience away from the more popular Croatia resorts.

Along the coast, Brna and Lumbarda offer beach access. Inland are Pupnat and Smokvica, among others. Then there are the main communities of Blato, Vela Luka, and Korcula.

Korcula (town) is historic and heavily fortified to protect the eastern coast of the island. The old city is still surrounded by the ancient defensive walls. What is unique about the layout of the town is that it was done in a herringbone pattern. That prevents the strong winds of the region to have a negative effect on the city without removing the freshness of the breeze.

One of the most impressive sights the city offers is a sunrise coming over the town walls. The coastal location of Korcula also provides stunning sunsets quite frequently. Several historic sites can be found within the town. There is a 15th century Franciscan monastery with a Gothic cloister, a 14th century cathedral, and several merchant palaces from the 15th century to see.

Head for the hillsides above Korcula Town and enjoy views across its ancient quarter with a stay in one of the main town’s hotels. Reserve a stay here and you can enjoy being just moments from some of the island’s most visited attractions, from ancient architecture and galleries, to shops, restaurants and bars.

For some rest and relaxation, head to one of the island’s quaint fishing villages, such as Lumbarda, where you will find a peaceful sandy bay and a charming town centre filled with friendly locals. You can also book yourself into one of the village’s self catering apartments to enjoy your own peaceful home from home amidst lush gardens and rolling vineyards.

Something a little more action-packed? Not a problem! Those in search of thrills will be able to head out kayaking and wind surfing, or even hike through Korcula’s scenic national park – this beautiful area of rugged hills and colourful Mediterranean foliage makes the ideal destination for walking, cycling or picnicking!

Night and day you can sample some local cuisine across restaurants in the villages and the main towns, with fresh seafood in abundance and local specialties easy to find. At sunset you can enjoy some cosy drinks beside the sea, tasting the local wine and soaking up the peaceful landscape.

Expect to find cosy cafés, intimate bars and a range of traditional restaurants on offer. In addition to that though, the island also offers a unique twist of local culture, with popular entertainments such as the ‘Old Knights Games’ – an ancient form of sword dancing – as well as the famous Klapa singing groups. Twice per week, the old folk church ceremonies of the island are performed. Called the Moreska, it exemplifies the experience of a visit here.

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What to see and do in Korcula ?

If you enjoy holidays with a dash of culture, then you’ll find yourself spoilt for choice. The island’s roots reportedly date back as far as the 12th century BC, and numerous cultures have left behind their mark from the quaint medieval buildings found in settlements such as Korcula Town, through to Greek style sculptures and Italian renaissance churches. The largest museums on the island can be found in the town, where they line the old streets in between churches and ancient villas. Alternatively, why not explore some of the ancient legends here? Hike across the national park and you’ll discover many special locations associated with the island’s early history.

The main town offers cultural experiences through its ancient buildings and museums, which range from St Mark’s cathedral to the Marco Polo Museum.

  • Korčula town walls
  • Katedrala svetog Marka, St Mark’s Cathedral
  • Kopnena vrata, Land Gate
  • The Revelin tower
  • Primorska vrata, The Sea Gate
  • Opatska Riznica, Abbey Treasury
  • Gradski muzej, City Museum
  • Kuca Marka Pola, Marco Polo House (As Korcula claims to be the birth place of Marco Polo)

Best time to travel

When is the best time to travel ? The best time to visit Korcula, Croatia is May, June, September and October. The weather in these months are very nice. July and August are peak season with peak prices and furthermore it can be very hot, especially in the afternoon.

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