korčula

Town of Marco Polo

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korčula tourist board

Korčula enchants the senses with its timeless beauty and casts an everlasting spell of wonder on those who tread upon its ancient stone.
The Moreška sword dance in Korčula town, as well as the sword dances of Kumpanija and Moštra in Čara, Pupnat and Žrnovo are as much rooted in the history and soul of the island, as are the brotherhoods with bind the community.
Immerse yourself in Korčula's narrow walkways and discover adorned palaces and elegant houses; while in the evening, follow the fading light to reveal a glorious Adriatic sunset.

COVID-19

INFORMATION

Information on travel to Croatia and Island Korčula Information on travel to Croatia and Island Korčula
Information on travel to Croatia and Island Korčula
INFORMATION ON TRAVEL
  • TO CROATIA
  • AND ISLAND KORČULA

EU citizens, as well as non-EU citizens, who have either recovered or been vaccinated or have a negative PCR or EU-approved antigen test, will be able to enter Croatia for tourist reasons. Detailed information on: Details


Platform Re-open EU offers numerous useful information on borders, transport, travel, restrictions and security measures in the EU member states: reopen.europa.eu


Please find an informative leaflet for the guests addressing procedures in case of suspected COVID-19. Both leaflets are in Croatian and English languages.
Leaflet
Leaflet in english :: Leaflet in croatian


COVID-19 PCR testing with PCR and rapid antigen
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Korčula welcome

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JAVNI POZIV za odabir marketinške agencije za uslugu izrade plana oglašavanja i provođenje marketinških aktivnosti iz područja društvenih mreža

On Saturday, 12.6.2021,
Korčula Tourist Board and Korčula Tourist Guide Association are organising „St. Martin“ educative walking tour (free of charge). This walking tour will be accompanied by tourist guides (English and Croatian languages).

Departure:
Saturday, 12.6.2021 at 9:00 in front of St. Martin parish church in Žrnovo. Transport will be organised from Korčula (in front of Tourist Bord) at 8:45. As well transport will be organised on return to Korčula or Žrnovo (for those who arrive to Žrnovo by own vehicle). Maximum number of persons for whom the transport will be organised is 20.
Equipment: Obligatory walking shoes, long trousers and enough water – the walking tour will last for about two hours.
Reservation: Obligatory reservation in the Korčula Tourist Board office or by phone +385 20 715 701 or e-mail: info@visitkorcula.eu. The reservations can be made until Friday, 11.06.2021, 15:00.

Moreška Sword Dance in Korčula - battle for the 'BULA' (a lovely young female)
Moreška Sword Dance in Korčula - BULA

Moreška sword dance

June & September: Thursdays at 9.00 pm
July & August: Mondays & Thursdays at 9.00 pm
summer cinema, Korčula

'The folkloric battle is part of Korčula's identity and a symbol of Korčula struggle for freedom through the centuries.'

Lesic Dimitri Palace restaurant (LD Terrace), led by the chef Marko Gajski has been awarded one Michelin Guide star-Korčula Tourist Board
Korčula Tourist Board - Lesic Dimitri Palace restaurant (LD Terrace), led by the chef Marko Gajski has been awarded one Michelin Guide star

LESIC DIMITRI PALACE RESTAURANT
'LD TERRACE'
LED BY THE CHEF MARKO GAJSKI
HAS BEEN AWARDED
ONE MICHELIN GUIDE STAR

Konoba Mate and Filippi Restaurant this year continue to be on the list of recommended restaurants.

awesome events

YOU SHOULD SEE IT

Marco Polo Challenge in Korčula
Marco Polo Challenge will include the entire island of Korčula.
MARCO POLO CHALLENGE
IN KORČULA
  • 18 to 20 September 2020
  • Korčula Island, Croatia

Marco Polo Challenge is jointly organized by Triathlon club Split, Korčula Tourist Board and Town of Korčula in co-operation with Vela Luka and Smokvica municipalities and their tourist boards. Marco Polo Challenge will include the entire island of Korčula. Korčula has ideal conditions for all types of active tourism and outdoor sports. The Island of Korčula with numerous cycling and walking routes and ideal conditions for all the water sports is an ideal destination for all lovers of active tourism and outdoor sports.

Therefore, start your triathlon season on the most beautiful island on the Adriatic.

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Sword dance festival in Korčula
Twenty-two years ago (1997) this festival was initiated to include for the first time, all sword dance groups of the island.
SWORD DANCE FESTIVAL
IN KORČULA
  • next festival
  • June 12th 2020

A primary goal was to preserve the island's unique traditional and historical heritage of sword dancing. Under the leadership of Mihajlo Grgić, President of the Tourist Board of Korčula, with Stanka Kraljević, Director of the tourist office, the island-wide festival was established along with the artistic management by Dr. Goran Oreb.

His prior island dance experiences along with his theatrical choreographic knowledge created the first spectacular scenario with village sword dance groups entering the city accompanied by their bagpipers and drummers.

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Korkyra baroque festival in Korčula
The Korkyra Baroque Festival was established in 2012 in order to promote local and international music and cultural heritage.
KORKYRA BAROQUE FESTIVAL
IN KORČULA
  • end of August
  • September

The unquestionable cultural and touristic success of the Korkyra Baroque Festival is founded on a superior artistic musical offer, which has been drawing tourists from around the world for several years now and has enriched the tourist cultural offer of the island of Korčula, the peninsula of Pelješac and Dubrovnik.

Concerts promote the churches of Korčula as cultural monuments, but also the unique cultural history of the entire County of Dubrovnik-Neretva.

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Immerse yourself in Korčula's narrow walkways and discover adorned palaces and elegant houses; while in the evening, follow the fading light to reveal a glorious Adriatic sunset.
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Korčula Tourist Board YouTube video

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In Korčula hotels

Aminess Hotels Korčula

city

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OPEN

Aminess Korčula Heritage Hotel

Lešić Dimitri Palace Korčula Hotel
Lešić Dimitri Palace
5.00 out of 5

city

hotel

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OPEN

WHERE THE SILK ROAD BEGINS...

Hotel Korsal Korčula
Hotel Korsal
4.00 out of 5

city

hotel

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OPEN

Welcome to a 4* family hotel situated in a traffic free zone.

Aminess PORT9 Residence
Aminess PORT9 Residence
4.00 out of 5

state-of-the-art

residence

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parking
AirCondition
Free WiFi

Take a look at the state-of-the-art apartments on the island of Korčula


Aminess Port9 Hotel
Aminess Port9 Hotel
4.00 out of 5

quiet bay

hotel

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parking
AirCondition
Free WiFi

Situated in a quiet bay, the Shell Bay.

The Fabris Luxury Inn Korčula
The Fabris Luxury Inn
5.00 out of 5

old town

hotel

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OPEN

21 rooms Old Town Korčula, historic, romantic and great service


Korčula Hotels

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closed

Aminess Liburna Hotel
Friendly to amazing views

Tara's Lodge Hotel
TARA'S LODGE Hotel
4.00 out of 5

sea view

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OPEN

Tara's Lodge Hotel
Just a few paces from the beach...


Marko Polo Hotel by Aminess

city

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CLOSED

Marko Polo Hotel by Aminess
Amazing location close to a town.

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