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Croatia - Korcula Korcula, like the other island territories, is not a good place for large-scale shopping. If you want to buy things from the world's leading manufacturers at low prices, it's best to take time and swim to the continent. Luckily, the ferry ride takes very little time, and on the mainland, the choice of branded things is larger, the prices are lower, and discounts during the sales period are more impressive. On Korcula, however, it is worth buying truly Croatian goods, fortunately, there are enough shops.
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Remember that it is common for the Croats to bargain not only at the markets but also in small shops and souvenir shops. The main thing is not to push hard – the local residents are sure that the buying process should bring pleasure to both the seller and the buyer. It is worth paying attention to the crafts made of coral, which are always good, and products from the Brač stone from the neighboring island of Brac. White limestone, according to the Croats, brings good luck and drives away the evil spirits. Take a closer look at the well-known Vucedol dove, a cult vessel used for traditional ceremonies a century ago.
Another very colorful souvenir – "Morcic" jewelry. The pendants, trinkets, earrings in the form of an amusing Moor in a turban were made from wood and served as a guard for sailors and fishermen. Now the Morcic are made of ceramics and precious and semiprecious stones. Traditionally, many local women weave lace for sale, and it turns out they are just superb. A tie, purchased in Korcula, can become a nice gift for a man. For centuries this accessory has been a part of the national costume and soldiers’ uniforms, and therefore is of great popularity. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Korcula has two main beach recreation centers, the capital and the picturesque village of Lumbarda. The attractive pebble BanjeBeach is in the immediate vicinity of the capital’s … Open
You can buy the local pens "Nalivpero" as a gift to your boss. This pen is the invention of the designer Slavoljub Penkal. An interesting purchase will also be a bag of lavender or a miniature of "Istar kazun", a building, where for centuries the farmers have kept inventory and were hiding from the bad weather. You can buy and a pack or two of the local sea salt. And, of course, throughout Korcula there are many places with magnets and postcards with the views of the island.
A more practical souvenir is a beautiful bottle of local wine. The variety of tastes is simply amazing, so it's worth choosing only on the basis of your own preferences, because only the elite wines have 76 varieties here. For those, who prefer strong drinks, there are Slivovica, Travarica, Vinjak, Biska, and local vodka Lozavac. If you prefer sweet drinks, then take a look at the liquor Maraschino. Of non-alcoholic drinks, local coffee is of great interest – the Croats are very fond of this drink, and therefore you can find only its best kinds in the stores.
Many popular hotels are located in the capital of the island; the luxurious villa Castello is situated there. A little more than a hundred meters shares the hotel with the coast; the former … Open
Are you a real sweet tooth? Then take with you from Korcula gingerbread, jam from dry figs, chocolate with pepper or honey with calendula. If you want, you can order a dessert in the local pastry shops and take it with you as a gift to your loved ones. A good present for your second half will also be the cake Licitar heart, which, by the way, the local use as the equivalent of a declaration of love.
Approaching Korcula. But you should not only bring the sweets from the island. Buy olive oil in a souvenir bottle. Take home the local cheese. Do not pass by prsut, a Croatian delicacy from a smoked pork leg. Pshut, by the way, is sold in a beautiful package in many stores just for a souvenir from the island. Look closely at the local sausages called Zagorskie or Samobor cesnjovki, and very spicy sausage – kulen. Also get a jar of truffles or truffle pasta.
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Shopping advices for Korcula Island. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Croatia - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Korcula Island.
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