Korcula

Korcula

Things to do - general

There are eight main places-villages on the Island of Korcula.

Korcula Town is the main town on the island, with population of about 3000 inhabitants. Korcula Old Town is a medieval walled town with it’s towers, numerous buildings and monuments, cafés, restaurants, hotels, galleries…

The architecture in the Old Town is mainly influenced by Venetian Renaissance. The Old Town center is dominated by the splendid St Mark’s Cathedral built in the Gothic-Renaissance style, completed in 15th century.

The villages on the island are:

LUMBARDA – a little fisherman’s village 10 min bus ride from town of Korcula. Lumbarda is very well known for its finest vineyards and production of unique white wine called ‘GRK’.

ZRNOVO – a five minutes bus ride from Korcula town, well known for its old cypresses, terraced vineyards, stone houses, bell towers of Zrnovo, its churches and olive groves.

RACISCE – a twenty minutes bus ride from Korcula town there is a fisherman and seaman village of Racisce, situated in the one of the northern Korcula bays.

PUPNAT – the oldest settlement on the island dating back from Illyrian times. Pupnat is probably best known for it’s bay of Pupnatska Luka -one of the most beautiful pebble beaches on the Island .

CARA – village about 20 min bus ride from Korcula town (25km) right in the middle of the Island. Cara is well known, together with Smokvica, for its famous white wine Posip which is cultivated here, as well as in Smokvica for long years.

SMOKVICA – another village on the main road to Vela Luka, about 30 min bus ride from Korcula (30km).  Smokvica has a long tradition in wine production and is well known for it’s two white wines – Posip and Rukatac.

BLATO is one of the largest places on the Island, 40 km away from Korcula town. It is industrial and agricultural town situated in the middle of the island.

VELA LUKA – is situated on the very west end of the island of Korcula. It is large tourist, agricultural and industrial town situated in the large bay ( large =vela, bay = luka).

VRNIK – tiny inhabited island in the Korcula archipelago, easy reached by taxi-boats from Korcula main harbour. It is well known for it’s deep stone quarries dating back from Roman times.

Country Croatia
Languages spokenCroatian
Currency usedHRK

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There are eight main places-villages on the Island of Korcula.Nightlife image

Culture and history info

Korcula Town is the main town on the island, with population of about 3000 inhabitants. Korcula Old Town is a medieval walled town with it’s towers, numerous buildings and monuments, cafés, restaurants, hotels, galleries...The architecture in the Old Town is mainly influenced by Venetian Renaissance. The Old Town center is dominated by the splendid St Mark’s Cathedral built in the Gothic-Renaissance style, completed in 15th century.Culture and history image

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