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Welcome to korculainfo.com, a web site dedicated to travellers and visitors to Korcula, Croatia. This is an on-line travel guide to Korcula (pronounced kor-chula) with all the details and information about Korcula visitor needs to know. This guide includes pages on Korcula art and culture, its museums, architecture and natural beauties, as well as info about hotels, accommodations and transport / travel to Korcula. There is a section on Korcula maps too.Have a look at the large panorama photo of Korcula Town and the newly featured artist of the month.. Thank you for your visit and enjoy browsing!

Visiting Korcula - Things to Do

Korcula Sights

Visiting local sights, beautiful buildings, small squares and monuments in medieval Old town is one of the most interesting things to do in Korcula. Look at the map of Korcula historical heritage sites that indicates locations of squares, monuments, churches, palaces and more - read more » Korcula Sights

Beaches in Korcula

Except for its historical heritage, Korcula is also a great place for summer holidays as it offers warm sea, lot of sun and lovely beaches. There are several beaches around the old town and numerous more around the island for one to enjoy - here is a map with list and my reviews of more than 50 beaches around Korcula - read more » Beaches in Korcula & Map of Korcula Beaches

Traveller Information

Getting to Korcula

travel arival departureKorcula is well connected to the Croatian mainland and Dalmatian coast. There are various options to reach the Island and the town of Korcula including flights, buses, ferries; you will find here all info about transport links to Korcula - read more » Getting to Korcula

How to get to Korcula (step-by-step guides)

Getting around Korcula island

local trasportThe easiest way to get around Korcula is to walk, cycle or use public transport. Here is your comprehensive guide to public transport in Korcula, including taxis, local buses, airport shuttle and local ferry boat services as well as map of all ferries,ports,taxi stations and bus stops + Korcula Town map - detailed, visitors map of the Old Town and surroundings .. - read more » Getting around Korcula

Excursions, Day Trips, Activities and Tours

There are numerous excursions, day trips, tours and activities you can do in Korcula. There is a page with activities and excursions listings that include day tip to Mljet and Dubrovnik, Island Tour and Korcula Sightseeing tour. See also Dubrovnik Travel Guide for more info if you plan a trip to Dubrovnik.

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    Korcula - a brief guide

    Island Of Korcula it's one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic sea. It is also one of the most popular travel destinations in this part of Croatia. Like most of the Croatian islands, the Greeks, who gave it the name Korkyra Melaina or 'Black Corfu' for its dark and densely wooded appearance, first settled Korcula. The island itself is rich in art and culture, as well as beautiful nature such as numerous tiny and secluded beaches and bays, small and uninhabited islands and breathtaking views. The main town on the island is also named Korcula. Korcula Town is a typical medieval walled Dalmatian city, with its round defensive towers and cluster of red-roofed houses.
    Marco Polo (1254 - 1324) the famous world-traveller and writer, as well as a Venetian merchant, is reputed to have been born in Korcula.In the old town of Korcula where his supposed house of birth is located. It will shortly be turned into a Museum of Marco Polo. Besides Marco Polo, Korcula has a long art and cultural tradition, including museums, galleries and festivals.
    The sword dance Moreska, is world famous folk drama / dance, which used to be played all over Mediterranean. it is now only performed in Korcula.
    Korcula has a lot to offer to a visitor to see and learn - its art and history, its culture, traditional crafts and skills of stone masonry and shipbuilding, sword dances, music, writings as well as its most famous inhabitant – Marco Polo and his heritage, besides all the natural beauties, views and beaches. Korcula's nearest airport is Dubrovnik Airport. Korcula is fairly easily accessible from the Croatian mainland by various ferries. Welcome to Korcula :-)