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Island of Korcula

Said to be the birth-place of Marco Polo, this small fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone, both to prevent the strong winds from chilling the houses in winter and to increase the air circulation in the summer. The outer walls serve as a promenade, offering beautiful views of Pelješac peninsula’s vineyards, perfect for a romantic dinner.

Korcula At A Glance

How to get there Ferry, catamaran or private boat

Population of Korcula 5,663

What to See in Korcula Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town, visit the alleged birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo, visit the quiet villages of Pupnat, Vela Luka & Lumbarda

Towns or islands to visit near Dubrovnik Hvar, Mljet National Park, Lastovo

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Cruises to Korcula

  • Unforgettable Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia

    7 Night Dubrovnik to Opatija Signature Cruise

    Discover the full length of the spectacular Croatian coastline on this 7-night Signature balcony...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $2,295
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Dubrovnik, Croatia, Unforgettable Croatia

    7 Night Dubrovnik to Split Signature Cruise

    Set sail aboard a luxury small-ship cruising vessel, complete with spacious cabins that feature...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $2,195
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Rab Island, Croatia

    7-Night Opatija to Dubrovnik Signature Cruise

    This Signature Opatija to Dubrovnik cruise takes in some of the most alluring destinations along...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $2,295
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Split, Croatia

    7-Night Split to Dubrovnik Signature Cruise

    Discover the beautiful Dalmatian coast aboard a brand new luxury Split to Dubrovnik cruise featuring...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $2,195
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Split, Croatia

    7 Night Deluxe Split to Dubrovnik Cruise

    Explore the beautiful wonders of the Southern Dalmatian coast on our Deluxe Split to Dubrovnik cruise...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,795
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia

    7 Night Deluxe Dubrovnik to Split Cruise

    Enjoy the wonders of the stunning Southern Dalmatian Coast as you set sail on our deluxe Dubrovnik...
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    • Price From: $1,795
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Croatia, Split

    7 Night Deluxe Cruise from Split

    Explore the beautiful Dalmatian islands on this return deluxe cruise from Split, on a new ship with...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,895
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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Things to do in Korcula

  • Korcula Old Town

    Visit the Old Town of Korcula

    Korcula old town is a medieval walled city positioned on an oval shaped area. The city itself boasts a succession of narrow streets that branch off the spine of the main street like a fish bone. Said to be the birth place of Marco Polo, you can visit his house and the Marco Polo Exhibition to learn more about his illustrious life. Visit the main square and the cathedral, both named after St. Marko. Just behind the main entrance to the town lies another smaller square, with illustrious, historic buildings.

  • Vela Luca

    Explore Vela Luka and the nearby islands

    The west side of the large bay is perfect for taking breathtaking pictures of the sunsets. You will find a delightful small town known as Vela Luka. It offers incredible experiences with the most intriguing being of the Vela Spila (Great Cave). This area is also known for the ‘Kalos health centre’ which opened in the 1960’s, There are several ways from Vela Luka to the cave, one being to take asphalt road from Kale cove that leads to the entrance of Vela Cave. Known for its medical mud deposits and springs of mineral water, you will feel healthier after visiting this beauty spot.

  • Dalmatia Korcula

    Boat Trip to neighboring islands

    After you’ve seen everything that beautiful Korcula has to offer, hop onto a boat or a ferry and explore the beautiful neighbouring islands of Solta, Barc, Hvar, Vis or Mljet.

Private Tours

  • Montenegro, Unforgettable Croatia

    Croatia & Montenegro Heritage Tour

    A journey of discovery of the rich and diverse Croatian heritage encompassing Greek, Roman, Venetian...
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    • Price From: $3,395
    • Board: Bed and Breakfast
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  • 10-Night Croatia & Montenegro Cruise-Tour

    Passion on the Adriatic Private Trip

    Discover fascinating Split, the ancient Roman walls of Diocletian’s Palace, Krka Waterfalls National...
    • 10 Nights
    • Price From: $2,795
    • Board: Bed & Breakfast
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  • Croatia, Dubrovnik, Unforgettable Croatia

    Taste of Dalmatia Private Trip

    A gourmet tour of Croatia, renowned for its Mediterranean-style diet, rich in seafood and served...
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $2,495
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Restaurants in Korcula

  • Zrnovo

    Konoba Belin

    A charming, rustic tavern with wooden tables under a canopy of vines. A great place to try an excellent, traditional Croatian peka or squid risotto

  • Filippi Restaurant, Korcula

    Restaurant Filippi

    Pick a spot at the water’s edge and enjoy a bottle of local Grk wine under a shady tree. Dishes are light, seasonal and fresh.

  • Nonno, Korcula

    Restaurant Nonno

    A stunning little spot on the promenade with a view out onto the sparkling Adriatic Sea. Go for the view, stay for the magical atmosphere.

Hotels in Korcula