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Best Things To Do In Korcula

The best thing about Korcula is that it offers a wide range of activities that can satisfy the appetites and needs of the most active, sports, and nature-loving persons out there. Not to mention the outstanding Mediterranean cuisine and an excellent complimentary selection of the region’s finest wines.

Here is our selection of TOP 7 Things To Do and See in Korcula.

1. Explore the Old Town

Korcula’s Old Town is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Croatia. It is full of historic architecture, including Gothic and Renaissance buildings, narrow alleys, and impressive city walls. Make sure to climb the bell tower of St. Mark’s Cathedral for stunning views of the town and the surrounding sea.

2.Visit Korcula Town Museum

Korcula Town Museum is a must-visit attraction for history and culture enthusiasts. The museum is located in the heart of the Old Town and housed in a 16th-century palace. It showcases the island’s rich history and cultural heritage through a collection of artifacts, documents, and exhibits. Visitors can learn about the island’s ancient Greek and Roman past, its medieval architecture and art, and its maritime and trading history. The museum also features a collection of traditional costumes, tools, and household items, providing a glimpse into the daily life of Korcula’s inhabitants throughout history.

3. Swim and Sunbathe on the Beaches

Korcula is famous for its beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters. Rent a scooter or take the bus and explore Korcula’s beaches and hidden coves. Some of the best beaches on the island include Vela Przina, Pupnatska Luka, and Lumbarda Beach. You can swim, snorkel, and sunbathe, or rent a kayak or paddleboard to explore the coastline.

4. Taste the Local Wine and Cuisine

Korcula is known for its delicious local cuisine and wine. How serious gastronomy story Korcula has going on you can tell by the fact how Korcula island can boast with two Michelin starred restaurants. Some of the must-try dishes include fresh seafood, lamb or veal under the bell, žrnovski makaruni and traditional pastry klašun. You can also visit local wineries to taste the famous Grk or Posip wines, or take a wine tour that will take you across the island to learn about the island’s viticulture and winemaking traditions.

5. Take a Boat Tour Around the Korcula Archipelago 

One of the best ways to explore Korcula and its surrounding area is by boat. You can take boat tour around the island and archipelago to see the stunning coastline, hidden bays, and remote villages. You can also visit nearby islands like Mljet, Hvar, or Lastovo, or take a sunset cruise to admire the views.

6. Hike or Bike Through the Countryside

Korcula’s countryside is full of scenic trails and paths that are perfect for hiking or biking. You can explore the olive groves, vineyards, and pine forests, and enjoy the stunning views of the sea and the nearby islands. Some of the best hiking trails include the Korcula Island Trail and the Lumbarda Wine Trail.

7. Attend a Cultural Event

Korcula is also known for its vibrant cultural scene and numerous events. You can attend a traditional Moreska dance performance, a music festival, or a local fair to experience the island’s rich heritage and traditions.

Additionally, you can always book a longer stay at Dragan’s Den Hostel and follow through Dragan’s Den Hostel Korcula Itinerary.