Korcula is an island just of the coast of Dubrovnik, the island is associated with love and has a history that reflects it. In the 17th century a writer and artist Petar Kanavelic who wrote love songs, poems and dramas and was regarded as one of the greatest Croatian writers of his day, around 1673 he became the representative of the Korcula community in Venice. There is a school named after him in the town of Korcula. It’s a beautiful place that definitely inspires creativity.
Lokrum is only 600 metres from the city of Dubrovnik and is well worth a visit if you are looking for one of those picturesque places, there is a regular ferry service from the city and day trips are recommended. On the island’s highest point at 96 metres stands Fort Royal Castle, which is worth the walk as the views on a clear day are incredible.
The cathedral was built on the site that has a great history of religious buildings, today it is an amazing feet of building and craftsmanship. Inside the main altar holds a polyptych created by the great artist Titian, portraying a version of the Assumption of the Virgin. Well worth a visit just for the work, it is also famous for its series of alters witch are all impressive.