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Korcula

The tiny Island of Korcula entices sun-seekers with its attractive beaches, beautifully preserved medieval town and crystal-clear waters.

Home to the famous explorer, Marco Polo, who can lay claim to having been the first travel writer, Korcula is certainly a place to inspire. It is undoubtedly one of the best-preserved Medieval and Renaissance towns in the Mediterranean. Its buttresses, palaces, towers and spires are a picturesque blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, mostly dating from the 15th and 16th centuries.

The magnificent Cathedral of St. Mark is, astonishingly, one of around 150 churches on the island which is still in use. Korcula is known for its stone-carving and you will see many fine sculptures by modern sculptors such as Krsnic and Mestrovic as well as their more ancient counterparts.

As you enter the narrow streets of the old town through the dramatic Revelin Tower, with its ancient drawbridge, it is easy to imagine the generations of visitors who have gone before you. The old town itself is relatively sleepy, although Korcula also has a mix of livelier bars and a good choice of restaurants outside the old city.

Korcula is just as famous for its wines and olive oil as it is for tourism, and in particular its strong, white wine is renowned. Keen ramblers will enjoy exploring the vineyards and olive groves of the lush interior. Taxi boats depart each morning for the nearby islands of Badija, or Proizd, with its pristine pebble beaches.

Just one mile away across the water is the picturesque Peljesac Peninsula, known for its olive groves and vineyards. Regular ferries travel across to the resort of Orebic, a friendly holiday spot with attractive pebble and sandy beaches.


Connections

Ferry/catamaran services depart from Dubrovnik for the Elaphite islands (Sipan and Lopud) as well as for Mjlet and Korcula.


Transfers and Distances

Dubrovnik Airport to Island of Korcula: over 150km (approx 3 hours by car and ferry/catamaran).


Multi-centre holidays

Combine the Island of Korcula with a stay in Dubrovnik for a relaxed two-centre holiday


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Why Book with Diamond Sky Holidays...

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Diamond Sky Holidays offers discerning clients the most selective products using the 30 years of knowledge and experience I have gained in the holiday industry. During my 30 years in the travel industry I have experienced many happy moments and received many awards at the Travel Oscars, thanks to our core principle of customer care and our passion and dedication to what we do.

I have personally inspected all of our products, ensuring the quality of the every aspect. At Diamond Sky, you will find only the finest, unique holiday experiences,  such as Cappadocia, It is a very unique place, a fairy-tale like land that offers visitors an unforgettable experience.  My passion for traditional Gulet Cruises    remains strong and we still offer unforgettable luxury gulet cruise experiences full of authentic character.

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"We have travelled all over the world and I can safely say that this holiday was one of the best - full of new experiences including a trip in a hot air balloon, visiting underground cities, ancient cave dwellings with amazing frescoes and fabulous landscapes. It was fun and exciting. For the first 2 days of tours in Cappadocia we went with the local representative, who were excellent and our guide, Mustafa Sahin was outstanding. Thank you again for a brilliant trip and we will recommend your company. We may be interested in Croatia next year.

Yours sincerely,"

Barbara Lewis, 30.7.2018
 

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