Inhabited in prehistoric times, the island of Korcula and the surrounding area a bound in historic sites, architecture and buildings which are worth visiting. A series of historical facts, stories and legends will help you to get better acquainted with the history of this island and the whole area.
Korčula was known as Korkyra Melaina (lat Corcyra Nigra by the old Greeks. Thee pithet black (melaina) comes from dense pine woods which appear black when watched from the sea. Korcula is the greenest island in the Adriatic. Clean air, unpolluted crystal blue sea scents of the Mediterran eanvegetation and sounds of nature are attributes that will satisfy any nature lover, and provide an extraordinary escape from the urban lifestyle.
Discover and enjoy paradise hidden beaches and bays of Korčula island.