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Best Day Trips From Korcula

Korcula, an island located in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia, offers a fantastic base for exploring the beautiful Dalmatian region. Here are some of the best day trips you can take from Korcula:


A visit to the stunning city of Dubrovnik is a must if you’re in the area. Known for its well-preserved medieval walls, picturesque streets, and historic landmarks, Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s located around 2.5 hours away from Korcula by ferry or catamaran.

Mljet National Park

Take a boat trip to Mljet Island, home to Mljet National Park. This tranquil island is famous for its dense pine forests, saltwater lakes, and a Benedictine monastery located on an islet in the middle of one of the lakes. It’s about a 1-hour ferry ride from Korcula.


A day trip from Korcula to Lastovo is a great choice if you’re looking for a peaceful and unspoiled island experience. Lastovo is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the Adriatic and is known for its stunning nature and charming villages.


A day trip from Korcula to Split is possible, although it will require an early start and a full day of exploration. Split is a vibrant city known for its ancient Roman heritage and lively atmosphere.


Known for its vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches, the island of Hvar is a popular destination in the region. Visit the historic town of Hvar, explore the ancient Stari Grad Plain (a UNESCO World Heritage site), and enjoy the stunning views from the Spanish Fortress. Hvar is reachable from Korcula by ferry in approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

Ston and the Peljesac Peninsula

Located on the Peljesac Peninsula, the town of Ston is known for its impressive defensive walls, which are the second longest in the world. Explore the historic town, enjoy fresh oysters from the local farms, and visit nearby vineyards for wine tasting. Ston is around a 45-minute drive from Korcula.

Mostar and Počitelj

A day trip from Korcula to Mostar and Pocitelj is a great choice if you’re interested in exploring Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Korkyra Info Travel Agency in Korcula Town organizes majority of day trips and excursions from this list. 

Book your stay in Dragan’s Den Hostel and experience the best of the southern Dalmatia region.