The picturesque town of Vela Luka is the largest town on the island of Korčula, and the second largest town in the Adriatic islands. Located on the west side of the island, its gulf position is a safe anchorage and port for sailors.
Vela Luka is a place of very talented artists and musicians, a place of interesting traditions and rich cultural heritage. Traces of life in this area go back deep into the past, as visible in the numerous archaeological finds from Vela Spila site, one of the most famous prehistoric sites in Europe. Artefacts discovered there are exhibited in the museum collection of the Cultural Centre, where there is also a collection of wooden model ships, a collection of mosaics, and an international gift of a collection of drawings, prints and small sculptures.
During the summer months the Luško summer, offers a rich cultural and entertainment program, a'cappella songs, concerts, entertainment and classical music and the real attraction - the Knight's game "kumpanija" performed by the folklore society. Sung in many songs, Vela Luka is an inspiration to every passer and creator!
They say no island has more legends or monuments than Korčula, and it is also the woodiest island in Croatia along with Lokrum and Mljet.