The national capital Zagreb County is located 200 miles (322 kilometers) north of Korcula, while Split is 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest.
When it comes to getting the best out of your travels, remember that Korcula is just the beginning; Dalmatia has been blessed with a treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions. Trpanj, is 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the southwest. Head there to visit the Trpanj Harbor and Trstenik Beach.
Makarska, is another interesting place to explore. It is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Korcula and offers a great selection of points of interest, including Tucepi Beach, Kacicev Trg and Makarska Lighthouse. Don't rush back to Korcula until you've visited Makarska's Podgora Beach, Markarska Harbor and Makarska Beach.
Venture into the past while you are learning about this area. Discover some of the castles for which the area is renowned. Delve into Korcula's spiritual side at the area's monasteries and other holy sites.
Take some time out from seeing the sights and spend a few relaxing hours rafting or sailing. When you hear the call of the great outdoors, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend the day horse riding or mountain biking.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your kunas on last-minute keepsakes and say Zbogom to the local characters you have met and the places you've come to love.