travel42 Port Guide: Korcula

Korcula travel42 Port of Call Guide

Located about 204 mi/328 km southeast of Zagreb, Korcula is one of the lushest of the Croatian islands. The island was first colonized by the Greeks in the sixth century, who named it Korkyra Melaina (Black Korcula) after the many dense forests. It can be reached by a short ferry ride from Orebic, on the Peljesac peninsula, or from Split or Zadar.

Korcula Town and Vela Luka are the largest towns on the island. Jutting into the sea, surrounded by the remains of a medieval wall, Korcula resembl...

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