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Lučnjak

Lučnjak

Lučnjak islet (pronounced ‘Loochnyak‘) belongs to Korcula archipelago Skoji, situated very close to the middle of the Peljesac Channel, between Badija and Orebic. It is a very small islet, with no particular features or beaches, but easy to access if you come here by boat. There are just a few …

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Bisače

Bisače

Bisače (pronounced “bisache”) – small islet in Korcula archipelago. It is an uninhabited island with an area is 0,5 km² and length of the coastline of just under 1.07 km. A lovely place for a solitary swim. Ths islet got its name after ‘bisage’ which in Croatian means ‘horse saddle …

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Korcula Archipelago Riviera Cruise Tour

Korcula Archipelago Riviera Cruise Tour

In this archipelago riviera cruise, you will start from Korcula Old Town and visit Badija island and its Monastery, Vrnik and Majsan island as well as Lumbarda, a small village on the eastern side of Korcula island. You will slowly cruise around this archipelago, that consists of about 20 small islets and …

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Vrnik

Vrnik

VRNIK – a tiny inhabited island in the Korcula archipelago, easily reached by taxi-boats from Korcula East harbour and from Lumbarda (timetables are here) It is well known for its deep stone quarries dating back from Roman times. Vrnik is worth to go and visit during the day as it has a …

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Korcula Archipelago – Skoji

Korcula Archipelago - Skoji

Korcula with Skoji Archipelago – photo of Korcula and its Archipelago with an indication of each Island and Islets – includes Badija, Planjak, Vrnik, Gojak, Baretica, Gubavac, Knezic and others. A photo is taken from the aeroplane on the nice and sunny summer day. Korcula Archipelago – locally called “Skoji” …

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Hop on Hop off Water Taxi in Korčula Archipelago

Hop on Hop off Water Taxi in Korčula Archipelago

Newly introduced Hop on Hop off  Korcula Water Taxi is a fantastic way to explore Korcula island and its archipelago. This speedy, yellow and brand new fast catamaran, with a capacity of 12 persons is currently serving passengers daily from Korcula Town, Badija, Vrnik, Lumbarda (village centre) and its beach. If …

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Panorama of Lastovo Archipelago

Panorama of Lastovo Archipelago

Panorama of Lastovo Archipelago Panorama of Lastovo Archipelago >> this is a stitched panorama of Island of Lastovo archipelago – I took these photos while walking around Zaglav/Defora in Summer 2014.. see also other panoramas around Korcula.

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Kamenjak

Kamenjak

Kamenjak Island – views from its beach over the archipelago Beaches on Kamenjak: There are several suitable swimming spots on Kamenjak – patches of pebbles, nice rocky slabs: Location Map of Kamenjak: Location coordinates: 42.940778, 17.164716

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Planjak

Planjak

Above photo: Planjak Beach with views Planjak (pronounced Planyak) is a small island in the Archipelago, located right across the sea from south-eastern shores of Badija . The islands features three pebble beaches – two smaller ones on the southern side and a larger one on the West side. There are also some nice and large areas …

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Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan Monastery on Badija, built in 14th and 15th century is called The Franciscan monastery of the Assumption of the Mary. The monastery complex consists of several parts (see plan) including The Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Crkva Gospe od Milosti), The Cloister , The Chapel of the Holy Cross and the monastery part. The Church of …

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