The island of Korčula is the sixth largest island. It is known for its fishing, shipbuilding, numerous vineyards, and of course tourism.
Due to its mild Mediterranean climate, friendly hospitality of their hosts and traditional Mediterranean cuisine Korčula lures many tourists throughout the year.
The largest and best-known places on the island of Korčula is the city Korčula - birthplace of Marco Polo, a small port place Vela Luka and the oldest settlement on the island, a place caled Blato.
The town of Korčula is recognizable and special to tourists because of medieval grid in the form of fish bones, and interesting urban architecture, mostly in Gothic-Renaissance style.

The island of Korčula is connected by ferry transport with Orebić on the Pelješac peninsula, and in the summer with place Drvenik near Baška Voda on Makarska Riviera.