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Badija

Badija

Badija

Coated gracefully in pine, cypress trees and Mediterranean shrub while surrounded by a peacock colored sea, Badija is the most impressive islet in the Korčula archipelago. Containing family-friendly places to swim, impressive 15th century Renaissance architecture and one of the best views of the whole archipelago, visitors can easily spend …

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Badija Church and Franciscan Monastery

Badija Church and Franciscan Monastery

The 15th century saw a boom in construction in Korčula and its environs that included also Badija. The Cloister By 1477, the stylishly simple Gothic cloister was completed which is still visible today. As you arrive on the jetty closest to the town of Korčula and walk towards the monastery, …

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History of Badija

History of Badija

Badija was one of the two places around the island of Korčula where prehistoric remains have been found, as testified by the discovery of stone knives from the palaeolithic era. They can be seen today in the Korčula city museum. Antiquity followed pre-history, as remains of Roman settlements were also …

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