7 km from Korcula, lies at very eastern and of the island of Korcula.
Besides finds from the period of Greek colonization (Psephism
from Lumbarda from the 4th c B.C.), there are remnants of the
Roman villa rustica, and of the medieval churches and chapels.
The fortified villas (kasteli) of the families Krsinic, Nobilo
and Milina are exceptional examples of this kind of architecture.
Lumbarda Hotel with its attractive terrace and intimate of the
village by the Prvi zal beach and next to the bus stop. Excursionists
from Korcula cab enjoy the delicious specialties of Lumbarda,
especially the Grk wine and smoked ham (Prsut). Fruit and vegetables
from Lumbarda, and fresh and salted fish are a special treat at
market in Korcua. Going left from the Hotel terrace along the
seashore, there is a modern marina, a comfortable tourist apartment
complex, near the sandy beach Tatinja.
The road up
hill from the middle of the village trough the avenue of mulberry
trees (murve) leeds to Lumbardas fields with the finest vineyards.
Here, the visitors becomes aware of the fact that the village
and vineyards and gardens are situated on a fine reddish sand,
said to provide Lumbarda people with a special seal of finesse
and courteousness. It gives the vines a unique base, and the tourists
the most beautiful of sand beaches. A big modern building with
shops on the ground-floor and social rooms and a restaurant on
the first floor is at the side of this road. North of this path
to the beaches, there is the Glavica Hill (Small Head) with the
three aisled parish church of St. Rocco, and its white bell-tower,
while south from the road there is Postrana.
sculptor and painter Ivan Jurjevic Knez (born in 1920) sculpts
and exhibits his works of art, and his statues and paintings depicting
stories and fairy-tales from the life of Lumbarda peasant and
fisherman, and he did not attend any art school.
The people of Lumbarda are wine-growers, olive-growers and fishermen
and many off them work in firms and offices in the town of Korcula.
They worked, too, in the quarries when stone-cutting was flourishing.
They are a delightful people and kind hosts, and they keep up
their traditional songs and their custom of Plucking the Orange.
Some famous sculptors come from Lumbarda: Krsinic, the brothers
Lozica, Jurjevic Knez, and the painter Stipe Nobilo.
West of the bus station, on the seashore, there iss a memorial
terrace and monument to the fighters fallen in the Second World
War the work of the sculptor Frano Krsinic. Further on,
towards Korcula, south of the road, there is a picturesque hamlet
Javic with the church of St. Spiridon. The Lumbarajsko Racisce
bay lies in the front of Javic with numerous villas for hire.