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main stairs of Korcula

main stairs of Korcula

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Korčula is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. It is claimed as the birthplace of Marco Polo and is a popular destination because of its ancient towns, beautiful beaches and natural environment.




Korčula is the sixth largest Adriatic island with a land area of 279 km². It's 46.8 kilometres long and averages 7.8 kilometres wide. It lies off the Dalmatian coast between Split and Dubrovnik.




  • Korcula Town
  • Vela Luka
  • Blato
  • Lumbarda
  • Račišće
  • Žrnovo
  • Pupnat
  • Smokvica
  • Čara.



Getting There

By Car

Cars can be taken on (most of the) ferries.

By Bus

There is a bus service to the island, using the ferry to make the crossing to Orebić.

By Boat

  • Regular ferries connect Korčula to the mainland from Orebić to Dominče, not far from the town of Korčula. Medplov is the main operator on this route.
  • Jadrolinija offers several ferry connections to Korčula Town from Rijeka, Split, Hvar, Mljet and Dubrovnik.
  • Local operator Mediteranska plovidba runs a seasonal (summer) service linking Korčula with Drvenik.
  • There are numerous other local ferry services including one linking Vela Luka and Lastovo.
  • Internationally, from Termoli in Italy, Larivera has ferries in the summer months of June to September to Korcula town and Lastovo.




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