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Korcula Archipelago

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The Korcula Archipelago is a group of 20 islands in the Adriatic Sea, off the coast of Croatia. It is a popular destination for tourists who want to enjoy the natural beauty, cultural heritage and gastronomic delights of this region. Here are some things you need to know before you visit:

  • The ticket to enter the archipelago is 10 euros per person, and it is valid for one day. You can buy it online or at the ferry terminal in Korcula town.
  • The archipelago is open from April to October, from 9 am to 6 pm. It is closed on Mondays and public holidays.
  • The best way to get around the archipelago is by boat. You can rent a kayak, a sailboat or a motorboat, or join a guided tour. There are also regular ferries that connect the main islands.
  • Some tips for your visit are: bring sunscreen, water and snacks; wear comfortable shoes and clothes; respect the environment and the local culture; and have fun!
  • Some of the tours you can join are: a wine tasting tour, a historical tour, a fishing tour or a sunset cruise. You can book them online or at the tourist office in Korcula town.
  • Some of the prohibitions you should follow are: do not litter, do not feed or disturb the wildlife, do not light fires or camp on the islands, and do not enter private property without permission.
  • Some of the things you can see on the islands are: the medieval town of Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo; the sandy beaches of Lumbarda and Przina; the Franciscan monastery and museum on Badija island; the salt pans and bird sanctuary on Vrnik island; and the olive groves and vineyards on Scedro island.

The names of the 20 islands are: Korcula, Badija, Vrnik, Scedro, Majsan, Majsanic Mali, Majsanic Veliki, Planjak, Stupe Velike, Stupe Male, Baretica, Bisace, Gubavac Mali, Gubavac Veliki, Knezic, Lucnjak Mali, Lucnjak Veliki, Sutvara and Vela Stupa.

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