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Visiting Korcula Island, Croatia

Korcula island, Croatia

Articles about the Island of Korcula

  1. Korcula Beaches

    Korcula is well known for the quality and variety of its beaches that provide excellent windsurfing conditions and are great places to swim and sunbathe or walk even on a stormy winter’s day. Most of them are sheltered in shingle/pebble coves of the north and south coast, such as Pupnatska …
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  2. Things to do in Korcula Island

    Korcula is one of the places and islands in Croatia that visitors to the country cannot get enough of. There is a lot to do on this island. Here we share things you really should add to your list. Whether you have just one, two, or more days available, here …
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  3. Hrvoje Kapelina Art

    About Hrvoje Lorenzo Kapelina The career of Hrvoje Kapelina has been determined by an extremely wish and need to paint. Like many other self-taught painters, unfettered and free of all rules and techniques imposed by eventual schools, he had to face many dilemmas and traps. Apart from the strong wish …
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  4. Cycling in Korcula Island

    Numerous quiet country lanes and scenic off-road tarmac roads, make the island of Korcula an ideal destination for a cycling holiday. There are cycling routes to suit everyone, from peaceful slow country lanes to more challenging off-road hilly paths around the hills of Korcula. You can cycle here along the …
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  5. Getting to Korcula

    Here are the current best options for public transport for getting to Korcula island. As there is no airport on the island, to reach the nearest airport you will need to fly to either Split or Dubrovnik and from there take any available public transport to reach Korcula. From Dubrovnik: …
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  6. Hotel Korčula De La Ville

    Hotel de la Ville, which is now Hotel Korčula, is the first town hotel built in 1912, more than a hundred years ago. Therefore, it is a monument to Korčula’s tourist tradition. It has been considered to be the best of what Korčula has to offer since it was built. …
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  7. Korcula Archipelago

    The Korčula archipelago has almost twenty different islands, islets and reefs, collectively known as the škoji. Pronounced “schkoi“, the word comes from the Italian word ‘obstacle’. Their presence has been vital to the people of the surrounding area, frequently providing natural resources for a livelihood that has changed as time …
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  8. Korcula Old Town

    Korcula Old Town is a popular place to visit for anyone who is visiting the area around Dubrovnik, Split or Peljesac in Croatia. It is a small medieval walled town that was built on the tiny peninsula on the northeast coast of the Korcula island. The town is also known …
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  9. Moreška

    Moreska is pronounced ‘Moreshka’. It means ‘Moorish’. The word is derived from the Spanish adjective ‘Morisco’ or the Italian ‘Moresco’. It is a matter of conjecture whether the dance came to the Adriatic directly from Spain through roving Spanish sailors, or from Sicily or Italy when Dalmatia formed part of …
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  10. Marco Polo and Korcula

    Introduction The city of Korcula, in the opinion of its many distinguished visitors throughout its rich history, is one of the most attractive and best-preserved towns from the Middle Ages in the Mediterranean area. The island of the same name is one in the long string of ‘pearls’ forming a …
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  1. Dubrovnik to Korčula

    How to get from Dubrovnik to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily from Dubrovnik (Gruz port) to Korcula town. This is the fastest and most convenient way to travel. If you are driving and need a car ferry, there are no direct car …
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  2. Mljet to Korčula

    How to get from Mljet to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily from Mljet (Pomena port) to Korcula town (port). This is the most convenient way to travel between these two islands. If you are driving and need a car …
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  3. Lastovo to Korčula

    How to get from Lastovo to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, the best, easiest, cheapest, and most convenient way to get from Lastovo island to Korcula island is to take a direct fast passenger ferry (catamaran), from Ubli on Lastovo, to either Vela Luka or Korcula, departing daily …
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  4. Orlanduša

    Situated on the southern shores of Korcula island, Orlanduša is a hidden bay offering impressive landscapes and a lovely pebble beach. The bay is part of the Defora area and features clean, calm, and clear seawater. Great little bay to spend a day! Beach Orlanduša is the perfect place to get away …
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  5. Samograd

    Samograd bay is popular with families and children having an attractive shingle beach with clean and clear waters. Located on the northern coastline of Korcula island, the bay offers uninterrupted sea views of Croatia’s mainland (Biokovo mountain) and Hvar island. In the winter months, the bay is a popular hiker and cycling destination …
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  6. Hvar to Korčula

    How to get from Hvar to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily from Hvar to Korcula town. This is the most convenient way to travel between these two places. If you are driving and need a car ferry, there are …
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  7. Kneža

    Located just 9 kilometers away from Korcula Town, Kneža (or Kneže) spreads along the picturesque north-facing bay sheltered by two small islets, Vela and Mala Kneža. The village is also just 4 kilometers downhill from Pupnat and another 3 km along the coastal road from Racisce village. Things to do in Kneža If …
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  8. Vaja Beach

    Vaja bay features a charming pebble beach that has clean and smoothly curved pebbles and clear waters making it popular with families with small children. Situated on the northern coastline of Korcula island, the bay offers exquisite views over the channel all the way to Hvar and Peljesac. Refreshments may be obtained …
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  9. Vela Pržina

    This small bay features a lovely sandy beach that has soft and fine sand making it popular with children and families. Situated on the southern coastline of Korcula island, Vela Pržina offers uninterrupted views over the nearby seascapes. Refreshments may be obtained from bach cafe and restaurant. Out of season, the bay …
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  10. Žrnovo

    Situated just a few kilometers up the hill from Korcula Old Town, Žrnovo and its four hamlets (Prvo Selo, Brdo, Kampus, and Postrana) spread across the large area of Korcula island occupying south and north coast including Zrnovska Banja and Defora bays. Things to do in Zrnovo If you are …
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More Information @

Korcula Tourist Board
HR-20260 Korčula, Obala dr. Franje Tuđmana 4 Phone: +385(0)20 715 701 / +385(0)20 715 867 Fax: +385(0)20 715 866 

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