The village of Račišće, island of Korčula in Croatia

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Račišće is a small port forgotten of less than 500 inhabitants, nested at the bottom of a narrow well sheltered bay of the northern coast of the island of Korčula.

Most inhabitants are sailors with the retirement today.

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Račišće is located at 3 km west of Korčula.

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Of Vaja the amateurs of loneliness will like the pebble beach.

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The village of Račišće was built at the 17th century when inhabitants of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatian coast tried to escape the Turkish invader. They took possession of the grounds, and survived thanks to the culture of olives and vineyards.

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