Korčula Island is located in the south of Croatia below the islands of Brac and Hvar. It is dominated by a historic city, which bears the same name as the island, whose history dates from the 4th century B.C. Marco Polo was allegedly born here and the house of his birth can be seen in the city. Korčula Island is famous for it's vineyards, which are warmed by the southern sun. Wine enthusiasts do not mind the hours spent travelling to this destination to buy their favourite "pošip" wine from the local vintners.
The city of Korčula offers romantic walks through ancient streets, a number of restaurants near the sea and many cultural activities. Because of its favourable southern location the season here is several months longer, for instance the average air temperature in September is a pleasant 21.4 degrees. Korčula s a popular place for surfing, yachting, diving and other water sports.