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Korcula the greenest island of the Adriatic coast

  • Summary

Island of Korcula is 6th largest island of Adriatic with a pretty rugged coastline.

The climate here is a mild Mediterranean with Mediterranean flora among which the most famous are pine tree forests that cover the majority of the island.

That makes Korcula the greenest island of the Adriatic coast.

Korcula consists of a lot of small towns, villages, and bays.

The town of Korcula, Vela Luka, and Blato are the biggest.

Smaller villages are: Brna, Lumbarda, Racisce, Zavalatica, Prižba, Prigradica, Zrnovo, Pupnat, Smokvica and Cara.

As it was previously mentioned, there are also lots of bays here with beautiful beaches, views, and accommodations for tourists.

Korcula is also the second most populated island of Dalmatia.

Local people here mostly live from the agriculture, fishing, and tourism.

Korcula is very popular for its quality and tasteful wine sorts and olive oils from the great olive groves.

Among many attractions on the island, the most famous historical and architectural ones are: Old Town Korcula – town walls, Cathedral of St. Marc in Korcula, Bishop Palace, Town Museum in Lumbarda, Parish Church of St. Joseph in Vela Luka, Parish Church of St. Roko in Lumbarda, Parish Church of St. Martin in Zrnovo, House of Marco Polo in Korcula, and the Folk Museum in Blato.

The crystal blue and clean sea, beautiful bays, pebble and sandy beaches, turbulent history, monumental and architecture heritage, and preserved natural beauties, are just a small fragment of reasons why everyone should visit this island.


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