Trips to the island of Korčula

For wine, culture, sports and romantic bays

The island with an area of ​​279 km2. From the island of Hvar is separated Korčulským Tunnel and the Peljesac peninsula Pelješackým Strait. Between Korcula and Lastovo Lastovo are water channel.

Korcula Town has preserved ancient original character and architectural value and historic monuments. Korcula Dubrovnik is the most visited place in this area.

Island with 17 thousand. inhabitants, is one of the most densely populated Adriatic islands. The main industry is agriculture (cultivated with vines, tropical fruit, vegetables, olive), is also an important fishing and fish processing, shipbuilding, plastics, stone mining (the islands off the east coast).

Develops tourism that there has been quite an old tradition.

The main coastal communities are Korcula, Vela Luka, Lumbarda, Brno and Prižba, inland Blato, line, Pupnat, Smokvica and grain.

Island of Korcula has important cultural and historical monuments (city of Korcula, Blato further, Lumbarda, line, etc.) and suitable natural conditions. Korcula is popular for sailing, surfing, scuba diving and other sports. There are good accommodation in hotels, bungalows and apartments.

Production of excellent wines is increasing, wine exports and is popular with many tourists. The right wine to buy in care, Smokvice, mud. The most famous wines from Koručuly are Pošip, Rukatac, Grk and Plavac.

Island of Korcula has a ferry connection from the dock Domince Korcula-Orebic on the peninsula of Peljesac and Drvenik on the Makarska Riviera. Port Domince is a stop ferry services. International ferries depart from here. Another ferry port is in Vela Luka, stop ferries and boats from Split and then continue to the island of Lastovo.