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Pupnatska Luka

Pupnatska Luka

A beautiful pebble beach with clear water in the bay of Pupnatska Luka situated some 15 km away from Korcula Town. This is one of many picturesque beaches on the Island offering spectacular views across the channel to Lastovo and beyond. It is a small, easily-accessible beach on the south coast, with clear …

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Puntin Beach – Korcula

Puntin Beach - Korcula

Above photo: Afternoon at Puntin in Korcula Old Town Puntin Beach is located in on the northern edge of Korcula Old Town and it Port,  popular with local windsurfers and people living nearby. The beach consists of a stretch of shingle/pebbles, row of large rocks, large stone slab/ platform great for sunbathing and sunset watching. The waters …

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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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Novi Puti

Novi Puti

A short walk up the hill from Korcula Town, right above Cvjetno Naselje, by the steps Bernardo Bernardi at the very beginning of the Put Svetog Nikole street, you will arrive at this vista spot from which you can see Korcula Old Town and Peljesac Channel from the hilly position above. There …

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Lumbarda

Lumbarda

Above photo: Lumbarda – a small village on Korcula Island Lumbarda is small fishermen’s village of around 1200 inhabitants. It is situated at the eastern part of Island of Korcula, about 5 kilometres from Korcula Old Town. The village is built around small bay and on the hills behind it, …

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Visiting Dubrovnik from Korcula

Visiting Dubrovnik from Korcula

Korcula as an island is very much connected with Dubrovnik as this is one of two larger cities that are in close(r) vicinity of Korcula, particularly to its East coast (the other one is Split). Korculans travel there very often: the main hospital that covers the area is there therefore among …

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Korcula Cottages

Korcula Cottages

Choose from a selection of coastal and rural cottages and homes to let across the Korcula Island. Perfect for family holidays or romantic retreats, cosy hideaways amid the rolling hills and majestic coastline. The selection of the best self-catering cottages to rent in the unique locations throughout the Island including coastal cottages and rural cottages – view …

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Bačva beach and bay

Bačva beach and bay

Bačva beach and bay This beach is located in the small secluded bay of the same name on southern shores of Korcula Island, in the near vicinity of Pupnatska Luka on about 13 km from Korcula Town right before the entrance to the village of Pupnat. This is a nice pebble beach with …

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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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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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