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Family trip to Korcula Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Korčula, Summer 2015 For many years, Korcula Island has been under the rule of various states. A large number of historical and architectural monuments of different epochs starting back from the Neolithic period have been preserved here. According to many historians, the famous traveler of the past Marco Polo was born on Korcula. When you come here with a child, remember that there are no water parks, amusement parks, and other similar facilities for children's recreation on the island.
The picturesque island of Korcula is one of the most ambitious and interesting in Croatia. In addition to the unique nature and many beaches, it attracts travelers with a rich cultural … Open
Korcula is an ideal place for a tranquil vacation. Here you and your child will have the opportunity to rest on half-empty beaches and bathe in the clear water, learn a lot of new and interesting information about the history of the island and the whole world civilization, and finally try yourself in diving, snorkeling, surfing or other water sports. Beautiful landscapes will encourage you to discover Korcula on foot together with your child. If you want, you can rent a boat and go around the coastline or to the neighboring islands – this is an adventure your child should like.
You can go to the neighboring Badija, where you can see the magnificent 15th-century Franciscan monastery, now converted into a hotel, in Oshak with its medicinal mud, as well as in Lumbarda or Mljet. In any case, a sea voyage, even if not very long, will please a child of any age. If your child loves fishing, then it is worth renting fishing rods, hiring a boat, and going to the open sea to catch local fish. The teenagers can try themselves in diving – there is the opportunity to learn all the peculiarities of scuba diving on the island. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The cuisine of the Adriatic coast was influenced by neighboring Italy and France slightly larger than the cuisine of central Croatia. In Korcula, you can easily order the usual Croatian meat … Open
Be sure to take your child with you for a walk around the Korcula city. There are many remained buildings of the 13th-14th centuries, most of which are concentrated in the Old Town. The child is unlikely to pass by the eight powerful towers, which are still located there, where once was a strong fortress wall. Most of the architectural monuments are located on the Cathedral Square. It will be interesting for the child to look at the evidence of ancient centuries – the Cathedral of St. Mark, the Bishop's Palace with a treasure, the Church of All Saints, the Gabrielis Palace. In the halls of the latter, the young art admirers will find a collection of works by the masters and artists of the past years. Also, a museum of icons may be of interest to the painters-to-be. Take your child to the house of Marco Polo and tell him about the most interesting fate of this extraordinary man.
Sunset_near Korcula_Croatia_Jul15 The streets of Lumbarda are also magnificent. This city in the south-eastern part of the island was inhabited two centuries ago. Of course, the most ancient buildings have not remained but samples of the architecture of the Middle Ages and later historical periods can be found here. The child will surely like just a simple walk along the cobblestone streets in silence and tranquility, especially at sunset. For older children, this is a chance to touch a new culture for themselves, and for kids – the opportunity to learn more about the world that surrounds them.
The culture of Croatia absorbed many customs and traditions of the neighboring peoples. Take, for example, the tender love of the local residents for coffee and chocolate, which appeared due … Open
There are also enough hiking trails on the island that the child could handle. If your child knows how to ride a bike well enough, you can rent a couple of mountain bikes and go to discover Korcula sitting in the saddle, luckily the traffic on the roads here is not too intense. For those wishing to swim there is a sandy beach called Vela Przina, and two pebble beaches – Bilin Zal and Tatinja. The vacation on the island will be pleasant to curious and active children, who will be glad to be imbued with the local spirit of tranquility, leisure and learn more about the centuries-old history of this place.
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Aquariums in Korcula Island and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Akvarij Dubrovnik' , 100.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Korcula Island
♥   Zoo 'Split Zoo' Split, 75.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Adrenaline is another fascinating park with a system of hanging roads, which kids must overcome in order to reach the finish. In total, there are 5 different tracks in the park; each has its own level of complexity. Thus, Adrenaline will be interesting both for teenagers involved in sports and for young beginners. Throughout the route, instructors monitor compliance with safety rules; adults can come to the rescue at any time. There are several cafes in the park where you can relax after a tiring route with obstacles, eat and tank energy for another attempt to conquer the height. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Korcula Island

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Korcula Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Korcula Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Korcula Island for families with children.
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