Korcula is a historic fortified town
on the protected east coast of the island of Korčula. Little known fact is that its a hometown of Marco Polo
, merchant traveller, and the coat of arms of house Polo is taken from Korcula! The old city is surrounded by walls, and the streets are arranged in a herringbone pattern allowing free circulation of air but protecting against strong winds. The city's Town Statute dating back to 1214 prohibited slavery, it was first town in world to do so! Korčula is tightly built on a promontory that guards the narrow sound between the island and the mainland. Town's historic sites include the central Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral of St Mark, the 15th-century Franciscan monastery with a beautiful Venetian Gothic cloister, the palace of the former Venetian governors, grand 15th- and 16th-century palaces of the local merchant nobles, and the massive city fortifications.
You shouldnt miss a weapon dance, the Moreska
, which dates back to the middle ages.
This amazing town will blow You away with its history full of interesting facts, old architecture, and traditions!
About our excursion
In this excursion you will have a scenic trip to town of Korcula
, where on our way You will be able to see sout side of Island Hvar with its amazing Pakleni islands archipelago, northern side od island of Korcula, and also Peljesac peninsula with its wall fortifications which are lagerst in world after wall of China. Upon arrival our skipper will show You around, give You some great advices and directions!
We have more than 21 years of expirence and know every cove, beach, attraction, and a story behind it all! If You are looking for a memory to cherish for life, You are on right place!
The price for boat (max 7 persons) is 600 EUR* and there is also bigger boat for up to 10 persons which costs 700EUR (fuel is not included in price). The adventure begins at 8:30 and finishes at 19:00. We are very flexibile so there is option of personalizing whole excursion to fit Your vision!
If the weather is not suitable, we will refund You recived amount!
*All prices in EUR can be payed in Kuna by middle exchange rate of Croatian National Bank.