The Old Town of Korcula is situated on northeast part of the island Korcula. In IV. c. BC. Greek colonizers named Korcula as Korkyra Melaina, and the Romans gave the name of Corcyra Nigra. The town of Korcula is built on a peninsula protruding into Peljesac Channel. Surrounded by the towers and walls, along with the geographical location strategically emphasize the role of the city of Korcula, which viewed from afar looks like a fortress.
According to legend, Old Town of Korcula is the birthplace of Marco Polo. From Korcula originates unique dance with swords called moreska, which is tourist attraction.
Higway Zagreb- Split-Ploce, exit Ploce (end of this highway), continue to Orebic and from Orebic by ferry to Korcula