Korcula is an extremely beautiful island, well worth being seen and enjoyed.
Near the city of Korcula a score of uninhabited islets with an easily accessible coastline, covered with thick macchia, ride the sea: some o( then have smooth stone stabs good for sunbathing right beside the water.
Badija is slightly bigger, it is partly covered with a thick pine wood that grows down to the sea, and shingle beaches on the north and south side. Nearby Lumbarda has a low sandy beach surrounded by vineyards.
Near the city of Korcula an avenue of cypress trees was planted in 1709 beside a long steep stairway that leads to the top of Glavica sv. Antuna hill. Kocije (Koce) in Zrnovo village are large chalk formations with rocks of unusual shapes and mysterious caves.
Forests of slender, indigenous cypress trees grow on the low hills between Korcula, the neighbouring village of Zrnovo, and the terraces of old vineyards and olive groves.
The deep inlet Pupnatska luka is especially charming. This quiet, natural harbour with a white shingle beach has steep slopes overgrown with green pine forests mirrored in the sea.
An enormous cypress tree several centuries old, the oldest known tree on the island, grows in front of the parish church in Cara. An avenue of lime trees over one kilometre long was planted beside the road called Zlinj that leads down the middle of Blato.
City of Korcula
In summer, when they flower, they give the whole village a special atmosphere.
The south island slopes have ancient vineyards on step-like stone terraces with regular walls called Meje, man-made but in such harmony with the surrounding countryside that they look like part of this karstic landscape.