Vela Luka

Vela Luka
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.

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Pretty much the only tourist attraction anyone mentions for this town is the Vela Spilje cave, which is located high above the city on a hillside. If you decide to go there, DRIVE, like we did. We followed the signs from the center of town, which were highly misleading--while they advertised the distance as an easily walkable 1 km or so, it was actually much farther. The drive can be a little harrowing, as it is up a steep cliffside road that gradually loses a lot of its width and paving, but it's a lot better than walking.

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