Things to do on Korcula Island

The ultimate list of things to do on Korcula Island. This is a working list so we’ll continue to add to it and also link to useful articles. Let us know if there’s something we need to add.

  1. Go wine tasting
  2. Take a cycle ride
  3. Go for a walk or hike
  4. Try some local food
  5. Take a boat trip around the island
  6. Go kayaking on the Adriatic sea
  7. Sunbathe at one of Korcula’s beautiful beaches
  8. Go for a swim
  9. Try windsurfing
  10. Watch a sword dance (Moreska, Kumpinija or Mostra)
  11. Go scuba diving
  12. Go snorkelling
  13. Visit the islands in the Skoji Archipelago
  14. Taste local olive oil
  15. Relax on Proizd Islet
  16. Climb the bell tower at St Mark’s Cathedral
  17. Visit one of the Town museums
  18. Climb up the Revelin Tower
  19. Have a cocktail at the top of the tower or at the beach in Lumbarda
  20. Learn more about Marko Polo by visiting “his house” or the Marco Polo museum
  21. Eat ice cream
  22. Go fishing
  23. Admire the old stone walls
  24. Wander the streets of the old town & buy a local craft piece
  25. Visit Vela Splila
  26. Visit the island villages of Cara & Smokvica and marvel at traditional old stone buildings
  27. Watch the brotherhood procession at Easter or on the Patron St Day
  28. Watch the sunset
  29. Listen to a Klapa performance
  30. Take a trip to Orebic
  31. Visit an agrotourism restaurant
  32. Play bocce/bocanje with the locals
  33. Join the grape or olive harvest
  34. Visit Ethno Barilo house in Blato
  35. Take part in a donkey race
  36. Taste fresh fish at a fisherman’s evening
  37. Take a day trip to another island (such as Mljet or Lastovo)
  38. Try a glass or two of rakija
  39. Hire a scooter and buzz around the island
  40. Dress up for Half New Year & party with the locals
  41. Bounce on the water inflatables
  42. Watch a performance at the Korkyra Baroque music festival
  43. Listen to classical museum at St Mark’s Cathedral
  44. Meet the winemakers at a wine festival
  45. Clamber over the rocks at Kocje nature park
  46. Journey to the end of the island, to the Lumbarda light house
  47. Take in the views at the top of Forteca
  48. Take an iconic photo of Korcula Old Town from Novi Put
  49. Get up early to watch the sunrise
  50. Climb the 101 steps up to Sv. Antun Church
  51. Cliff jump
  52. Build a sandcastle at one of Lumbarda’s sandy beaches
  53. Hire a car and explore the island
  54. Sit and enjoy a cup of Croatian coffee
  55. Have a yoga lesson by the sea
  56. Eat Zrnovski Makaruni at the yearly festival dedicated to the local pasta