Island of Brac is the highest island in the Adriatic. Being a part of Dalmatian Islands, it is perfectly located in front of the 2nd largest city n Croatia, Split. The island is very good connected with the coast with ferry and catamaran lines running every hour. As well it is one of the few islands that has a full size airport which makes it highly accessible and easy to visit.
Even though it is so easy to come to the island, the island itself is still very much stayed authentic with limited “jet-set” offer and wide varieties of luxury secluded villas, small boutique hotels and authentic sites.
The island itself is very kids friendly with lots of beaches with activities for children, play rooms, arcades, water and active sport facilities.
As well sport adrenaline junkies can find all they need on the island; from demanding bike routes to rock climbing directly from the sea, kite surfing and even an adrenaline sports festival held in village on Sutivan each summer.
When visit Brac, make sure to visit this top 5 unique sites:
Zlatni Rat in Bol is the famous beach names as the prettiest beach in Croatia. The beach in known for the pebbled V shape. The final shape of the beach changes with the wind and water current which makes it unique. The beach is perfect for families, wave lovers, wind surfers and adrenaline junkies!
The Blaca site is located in southern side of the island. In 16th century 2 Glagolitic monks fled from the Turks and found the shelter in a cave in Bol. The monks ultimately built a church around the cave and a monastery built in stone. The only access to the monastery is by the half an hour walking path that use to be a road for mules and monks.
Brac island is the highest island in the Adriatic. The highest peak of the island is named Vidova Gora. From the top you have a view of the whole island together with the beach Zlatni Rat and neighbour island Hvar. In good days you can even see the coast of Italy.
Dragon’s Cave in Maurice Bay
200m above the Murvice there is a cave that in 15th century was a shelter to glagolitic monks. In the stones of the cave you will find carvings of the dragon. The cave is a rare monument from early croats glagolitic era, hidden in a bay reachable by foot and worth of discovering. Today you can visit this unique site only with the guide.
Stone-Masonry School in Pucisca
Yes, you’re on vacation, but still don’t miss to visit this school! The stone masonry has been a major part of Brac industry for centuries. 100 year old school teaches stone-masons 2000 years old way of carving the white lime-stone from the island. The stone is as famous as the school. Pupils works on their masterpieces and has a quite unique curriculum. Visits can be done as a guided tour on specific hours.
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