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The island of Korcula is one of the largest and most inhabited islands of Dalmatia, the mediterranean coast of the Adriatic sea. Numerous beautiful beaches and bays, noble families' summer-lodgings from centuries ago, serene ambiance of centuries old olive groves and vineyards, and rich history of every place on this island, lure tourists from all over the world to visit this paradise. You are also invited to explore and enjoy it! While here, you may enjoy your stay in luxurious hotels, or, if you prefer, in some of the beautiful private holiday lodgings.

 The island of Korcula is renowned for "wellness tourism" for its mild climate, fresh air,clean sea, and the curative mud. For being an amalgam of beautiful nature, milleniums old cultural tradition and history and modern tourism, and for its picturesque squares and medievial atmosphere,it is also called "Little Dubrovnik". An interesting fact is that this island was also home of the famous traveler Marco Polo.

Much of stone-masons' work will leave you in awe for its beauty, but you may be even more impressed with the liveliness on the streets brought by moreska – one of the three traditional chivalry dances that may be seen only on this gorgeous island, or perhaps, during some of the folklor events throughout the world at which people from this island perform it to proudly represent their town.

Moreska is a traditional chivalry game that used to be wide-spread in the Meditteranean part of the world, but today it has been preserved only on the island of Korcula for over 400 years. This is a sword game that tells a story of the war between two armies whose kings got into a fight over a gorgeous woman (so called "Bula"). The king dressed in black triumphs over the king dressed in red, and wins the girl. A very impressive dance with martial elements, that is, a very impressive game with swords is backed up by the original orchestral music, written specifically for this game of the Maurs' origin.

Another interesting fact is that along the coast of this island, there are 50 smaller islands.

The town of Korcula, situated on the eastern part of the island, is a beautiful example of the architecturally well-preserved medieval town. It was built on the island with an area of 3 hectars,and later on connected to the land of the main island. Namely, in the past, the town was surrounded by a tall defense wall and fortresses, and for the long time during that period it was connected to the main island by the draw-bridge. You may enter the town at two entrances: the "Land door" on the south, and the "Sea door" on the west. Inside the town, there are 9 churches, and the Cathedral of St. Marco at the central square.