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Lumbarda is a small town on the eastern coast of the island Korcula.

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Lumbarda is a small town on the eastern cape of the island Korčula, between the coves of Przina and Bili Žal, 6 km southeast of the town of Korčula. It is a fragmented coastline and crystal clear sea surrounded by sandy beaches. 
 
 
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The small  town of Lumbarda has 1200 inhabitants.
 
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Lumbarda was in the past a countryside location for Korčulan bishops and nobility, while today it breathes a rural pleasantness. It is located by the sea coves and on the hill slopes surrounding the valley dominated by the vineyards.
 
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It can be reached from Korčula situated 6 six kilometres away by road which passes through the olive groves and pine forests.  Today they are hosts to many guests who seek a summer of peaceful and secure rest.
 
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Tatinja Beach

This is a small sandy beach located at the eastern part of village of Lumbarda. This beach is a convenient swimming place as it is centraly located and has couple of nice restaurants and bars on the beach itself that can cater for all your refreshment needs.
 
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Bilin Žal
Beach Bilin Zal is a small, sandy beach on the eastern shores of Lumbarda.It is located about 4km from Korcula Old Town and is connected with Town by regular bus service. Bilin Zal beach is very popular and very busy in the summer time, crowded with tourists from town as well as from Lumbarda. Locals are using this beach too, especially if they have a young children.
There are couple of cafes / restaurants close by, so one can have some food and refreshment on the beach too. You can reach this beach by taxi boat too.
Bilin Zal is a beach that is popular with locals sailing by at their boats from Skoji Islands, and doing short stop-over for quick swimm or drink.
 
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Vela Pržina Beach
This is a very popular sandy beach, filled with tourists and locals. Gets very crowded in summer so if you like sandy beaches hurry up to take good spot as early as possible. Located on the southern side of the island, so it faces open sea, though secluded within a large bay. There is an open-air cafe/restaurant right on the beach for simple food and refreshments.
 
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Lumbarda - Marina:
The Marina lies in a natural cove with a water depth of 8 m to 1,5 m, well protected from all winds. Marina has 170 berths in the sea and 40 places on the land, for boats up to 30 m long. While still under completion, the jetties are equipped with water taps, 220 volt electricity sockets and satellite dish connections. The Marina has showers, lavatories, car and trailer parking and posts daily weather forecasts. It is only 200 m from the Lumbarda village centre with its shops, restaurants and hotels.
 
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Lumbarda - Accommodation:
 
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Lumbarda has a long tradition in adventurous "Robinson-style" tourism. Apart from that, you can also find private accommodation, as well as, hotel and holiday resort accommodation in the following places:
 
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- Hotel Borik (2 star)
- Hotel Lumbarda (3 star)
- Tourist Settlement Lina (2 star)
 
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Lumbarda - Sport and recreation:
- Aqua gymnastics - is held in the summer months twice a week on the beaches of Pržina and Bilin žal.
 
- Beach volleyball - located in Pržina, during the summer tournaments are held where everyone can join in.
 
- diving - the aquatic life around Lumbarda is interesting to divers due to the crystal clear sea with a rich variety of flora and fauna, a fragmented coastline and interesting diving locations. diving centre "MM – Sub", Lumbarda.
 
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- Sailing - the aquatic life around Lumbarda, due to its geographical particularity is very suitable for sailing, especially the Pelješac Channel, which is especially popular amongst those who like wind surfing. Sailing school "Oreb" in the town of Korčula.
 
- Soccer and Handball - A soccer and handball field is available in Lumbardi. Every year a few tournaments are held, while the soccer tournament held in the month of August for the solemnity of Our Lady of Vele and St. Roch, the patron saint of Lumbard, is particularly popular.
 
- Swimming - Swimming lessons during summer are organised by KPK – The Korčulan Swimming Club.
 
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Lumbarda - Excursions:
- Hiking - From Lumbarda it is possible to take up a hiking excursion along the well kept field tracks – towards the east on the Ražnjić cape through the dense pine forest, offering a view of Mljet and the open sea, and then through the vineyards of the Lumbarda fields, to the west through the olive groves of Gornje Blato up to the southern slopes and coves of the island or Donje Blato to St. Anthony’s Glavice and then 103 stone steps surrounded by centuries old cypress trees leading to the chapel of St. Anthony the Hermit dating back to 1420. The old path to Žrnovi can be taken by foot. The map detailing the hiker’s track along the eastern part of the island of Korčula can be obtained from the Tourist Bureau Office in Lumbarda.
 
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Kočje is located above Žrnovi some 10km from Lumbarda and is a natural phenomenon formed by great sections of unusually shaped cliffs, caves and narrow passages which shall please all lovers of nature, just like the old Marmont path leading from Žrnovi to Pupnat.
 
St. Elijah, is the highest peak on Pelješac and rises above Orebić to a height of 961m. Following a short drive over the Pelješac Channel, it is accessible using the hiker’s paths from a number of directions, as well as from Orebić, with well marked-out hiker paths. The climb takes about two hours, and is interesting due to its beautiful crown views on the peak itself.
 
- Dubrovnik - located approimately 120km south of Korčula and can be accessed from the town of Korčula by a two and a half hour car ride, somewhat longer by boat, and by a quick excursion speed boat
 
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- Religious excursions - The Shrine of the Blessed Mary of Crucified Jesus Petković in Blato on Korčula, located 50km from Lumbarda.
Međugorje - a renowned Marian shrine located in Bosnia-Hercegovina, and is 150km from Lumbarda.
 
- Split - from Korčula by the regular express catamaran route.  A one-way journey last about two and a half hours and allowing for daily outlets.
 
- The island of Badija - the largest of the twenty-two archipelagos of islands between Lumbarda and the peninsula Pelješac. Located in its protected southern cove is a Franciscan monastery and church built in late gothic style and dating back to the mid 14th century.
 
- The island of Lastovo - located 7.5 nautical miles south of the island of Korčula and accessible by excursion boats from Lumbarda and Korčula. The island contains unspoiled nature.
 
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- The island of Mljet - located to the east of the island of Korčula, and can be accessed from Lumbarda or Korčula by hydrofoil boat in about half a hour or by a tourist chartered boat in an hour and a half. The Mljet National Park on the western part of the island has made Mljet famous due to its unique beauty. The park contains Great and Small salt lakes (Veliko I Malo slano jezero).
 
- The island of Vrnik - the only inhabited island in the Pelješac Canal archipelagos, and is accessed from Lumbarda by small boat through the narrow channel separating it from the island of Korčula. The historical settlement is all but abandoned during the winter, while during the summer it hosts many bathers and adventurers who are attracted by the blistering pebble beaches.
 
Lumbarda - Gastronomy:
Lumbarda offers a large choice of restaurants, bars and taverns with traditional cuisine. The rich choice of meat and seafood specialties is complemented by wine from the Lumbardian wine cellars.
Wine lovers who know their wines come from afar to Lumbarda in order to taste the grk, the white wine produces from the native grape of the same name.

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Guests can obtain information on customs, songs, trades, artists, cuisines and local wines from the “Lumbarajske užance”, performances and events which make the evenings in Lumbarda unforgettable.
 
Lumbarda is not only famous for its interesting historical heritage but also for its traditional culture. Folk songs, customs and dances have been cherished for ages. An important event during the carnival is the "picking of oranges", when the entire village, with dances and songs, pays tribute to local beauties and to the head of the village. Another interesting feast is St. Roch's Day (Rocco's Day) on the 16th of August. Occasional entertainment and cultural programs are organized during the tourist season.
 
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Lumbarda - History and Cultural Heritage:
 
Several fragments of a Greek inscription from the 4th century BC, carved in stone (today kept at the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb), as well as the ruins of the mediaeval church of St. John, have been found on the Koludrt hill, north of the village. The Greek inscription is a psephism (assembly resolution) about the distribution of land to the inhabitants of the newly established colony. Apart from the Greek names, the list of colonists includes also some Illyrian names. Some other Greek artefacts have also been found in the area around Lumbarda (pottery, coins). Lumbarda features the mediaeval parish church of St. Roch (Rocco) (reconstructed in 1561 and 1886), several summer mansions of the former patricians of Korcula (erected from the 15th c. onward), the birth-houses of the sculptors Frano Krsinic (1897-1982) and Ivan Lozica (1910-1943, with a memorial plaque).

 

 

 
Lumbarda - Beaches:
 
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Bathers are attracted to the sandy beaches and archipelagos of twenty or so small islands close to Lumbarda. The landscape is full of Mediterranean plant aromas, pines and salt, while a pallet of sea colours of turquoise, white sands and rock, green pines and silver-green colours of aloe. 
 
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