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Island of Korčula

Korcula Island is located in the Adriatic Sea. Known for being the birthplace of the distinguished writer and veteran traveler Marco Polo, the Island of Korcula boasts its greenery, dense wood, fantastic beaches and the production of exquisite wine from its numerous well-kept vineyards.

Attractions & Must See on Korcula island:

  • Bishop Palace - renaissance palace in town of Korcula.
  • Korcula old town - fortified by stone walls and 12 towers built in 14th century.
  • The Cathedral Sveti Marko - probably most important building in the Korcula Old Town, built in 15th century, dominating the Old town. Cathedral is built in classic gothic-renaissance architectural style.
  • Marco Polo's house - one of the highlights of the Korcula island is the house were Marco Polo seems to have lived.
  • monastery and church of St. Nikola
  • Moreska - famous knight game preserved only in Korcula. During history, Moreška was performed in numerous cities on the Mediterranean.


The Island of Korcula features centuries-old architecture, such as the Town Museum in Gabrielis Palace, Large Governors Tower and Small Governors Tower, St. Marcos Cathedral and several palaces, including the Ismaelis Palace, Arneri Palace and Bishops Palace. A popular festival in Korcura Island is the three-month-long festival season of Moreska. During the festival, which starts in June at the Old Town, locals celebrate their wine with song and dance.

Korcula Museums:


  • Town Museum
  • Museum Maximilian Vanka
  • Bishop's Treasury
  • Museum of Icons
  • Museum House of Marco Polo


Korcula Island has some of the best beaches in Croatia, which is the reason why hundreds of visitors flock to the island. Popular water activities include diving, kayaking, windsurfing and fishing. With pine, olive and fig trees surrounding the beaches, walking and hiking can also be a relaxing experience. For a fun night out and local cuisine, the villages and towns of Cara, Blato, Zrnovo, Lumbarda and Vela Luka are just a walk away.

The island of Korcula is just a quick ferry or bus ride from its neighbors Dubrovnik, Hvar and Mljet Split.

Korcula beaches and bays:


  • Beach Banje - an old Korcula Town close to Hotel Park. This is very popular pebble beach crowded with tourists from town and nearby hotels as well as locals
  • Zakrjan - located in on the eastern edge of the Korcula town. Beach is sunny from dawn until the early afternoon.
  • Bilin Zal - small, sandy beach on the eastern shores of Lumbarda. Very popular beach in the summer time.
  • Tatinja - sandy beach ideal for small children, situated only few minutes from Lumbarda center.
  • Beach on Stupe Island - very popular nudist beach
  • Pupnatska Luka - attractive pebble beach with clear water, some 15 km away from town of Korcula.
  • Vela Przina - attractive sandy beach, very popular in the summer time. Located on the southern side of the Korcula island.


Island of Korčula - Apartments, Houses

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Price 45 – 190 €
Center 2,5km
Beach 180m
Rating
4.5
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Situated between 2 small bays and only 200 metres from the Adriatic Sea, Villa Ana is a traditional Dalmatian stone house. It offers spacious apartments and an outdoor pool. All rooms are air conditioned and come with a private bathroom. Korcula town centre is within an easy 10 minute drive.
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Price 50 – 150 €
Center 660m
Beach 0m
Rating
4.5
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Located on the island of Korcula, Rondina House is just a 20-metre walk from rock beaches at the Adriatic Sea. Several restaurants, shops and other beaches can be reached on foot in just 5 minutes. Bathrooms in the hotel provide a shower and towels. Each room has a kitchenette with a microwave.
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Price 45 – 160 €
Center 3,0km
Beach 0m
Rating
4.2
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Located on the shore of the Adriatic Sea in a quiet bay, Apartments Tomovic offers a private beach area. All apartments feature excellent views of the Adriatic Coastline from their covered terraces. Every apartment is provided with a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and satellite TV at Tomovic Apartments. Here's our selection of the best beaches in the Lumbarda area: Racisce beach, PrviZal beach, Przina beach.

Private accommodation - Island of Korčula

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Price 33 – 237 €
Center 0m
Beach 300m
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Sunny holiday apartment in Korcula with terrace, prices from 33EUR per day. Here is also a private parking for apartment guests. Apartments are placed in a quiet surroundings. Scuba center is cca 1800 meters from the apartments, restaurant is 150 meters from the apartments, post office is 1300 meters from the accommodation unit, nightclub is cca 1400 meters from the apartments. Some of the best beaches in Korcula area: Gradska plaza , Bon Repos beach, Park beach.
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Price 44 – 261 €
Center 0m
Beach 10m
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Located in peaceful part of Korcula, it offers magnificent view to the sea and Mediterranean surroundings. Private parking near the house. There are many wonderful attractions, nearby apartments, including St Marks Cathedral (0,6 km), Bishops Treasury (0,3 km), Land Gate (0,2 km), House of Marco Polo (0,8 km), Orebic Maritime Museum (4,1 km). Apartments are situated literally minutes away from the local beaches.

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