Island of Korcula
What is in the area
Karbuni and its surroundings are ideal for various outdoor sports: trekking, cycling, kayaking and especially diving and swimming in the clear blue sea. If you would like to explore more, then there are many nearby coves and islets, to make a memorable experience of staying at the seaside.
The bay of Karbuni is connected with an asphalt road to the main road that leads to the island centers such as Blato, Vela Luka and the town of Korcula.
Villa Tomislav is approximately a 10 minutes drive to Blato, one of the island's centers. Blato is famous for the sword dance Kumpanjija and the long linden tree alley. Even more recognized are its rich winemaking traditions and the famous story of the cake Lumblija. Walk through the streets of Blato to discover more of its culture and tradition, its church of All Saints and the big loggia on one of the town squares. Summer also brings various traditional and entertainment events at the square, a must see! There is also a very popular wine tasting corner, ideal for trying local products.
Head to the western side of the island, where you will find Vela Luka - a seaside town with a long promenade ideal for evening walks and a harbour suitable for mooring a bigger boat. Sightseeing locations include Hum, the abandoned fortress, the archealogical site Vela spila which has received international interest. There are many restaurants serving local dishes and various summer events. do not miss on the a capella singers: klapa!
On the eastern side of the island, the town of Korcula is one of the most popular locations in this area of the Adriatic Sea. Famous being the town where the world explorer Marco Polo was believed to bee born. Korcula is also well-known for its medieval city walls, historical sites and the sword dance Moreska. The ACI marina in Korcula is suitable for keeping a bigger boat. Explore the rich cultural heritage that is Korcula town, enjoy delicious meals whilst surrounded by rich history and a great summer vibe.
Should you choose to explore the island of Korcula further, there are many other locations to explore by car or bike. The vineyards of Cara and Smokvica, countryside restaurants, numerous pebble beaches and hidden coves are just some of the attractions the island has to offer. There are ferry and catamaran connections to Split, Lastovo, Orebic on Peljesac and occasionally to Hvar, Mljet and Dubrovnik, allowing a quick getaway or even island hopping.