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Smokvica info (Korčula island)
Smokvica is a small municipality situated in a karst valley, in the centre of Korčula. Smokvica, whose landscape is characterized by vineyards, olive groves, cultivated fields, stone houses and Mediterranean architecture with a pleasant climate, has been inhabited since ancient times. This is evidenced by various archaeological remains found at the sites of ancient Greek villas. According to the statute of Korčula dating from the 13th century, Smokvica was an important settlement. The old centre of the village was built on a hill near the church of St. Michael. In Smokvica there is a large Neo-Romanesque church of The Purification of Our Lady with the bell tower, Vela and Mala Pijaca (Great and small market) and a Baroque loggia from 1700. Smokvica is around 4 kilometres away from the sea. Smokvica and its surroundings are known for the production of Posip, one of the best white wines from the Croatian coast.
Smokvica 20272, Korčula
42.929289, 016.893408 (42°55’45.4″N, 016°53’36.3″E)
00385 (0)20 831 105,
00385 (0)20 831 066
There are excellent local wines to buy on the main road at the following coordinates: 42.928605, 16.891741 (42°55’43.0″N, 016 °53’30.3″E). The host is very kind.
GPS coordinates: 42.929289, 016.893408 (42°55’45.4″N, 016°53’36.3″E)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do mjesta Smokvice koje se nalazi u samom srcu otoka Korčule (od Vela Luke udaljeno je oko 20km). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema mjestu Smokvici koje se nalazi u samom srcu otoka Korčule (od Vela Luke udaljeno je oko 20km). Hvala!