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Brač is known as the island of culture and adventure, so let us take you on a journey around the island’s most memorable and important cultural events and sights! Make sure you prepare your copy of Brač Pass so you can get the big picture as well as some great discounts for museums and such!

  1. Brač cathedral

    Brač cathedral
    Brač Cathedral is known as the most beautiful church on the island. It is located in Selca, on the main square. It is 45 meters high, which acquired it the title of the highest church on Dalmatian islands. Within it, there is a statue The Heart of Jesus designed by Ivan Meštrović. As an expression of gratitude to famous Croatian sculptor, villagers created author's statue... Learn More

    Location: Brač cathedral

  2. Stone belfries of Dalmatia

    Stone belfries of Dalmatia
    The exhibition of stone belfries of Dalmatia, by Josip Radić, consists of eight stone replicas of churches and bell towers from the Dalmatian area. You can see it every day in the church at Batak in Pučišća. Author emphasized that the replicas of eight Dalmatian churches and bell towers are built exclusively with Brac stone. Among the works, to the most notable is the oldest cathedral... Learn More

    WH: upon requesth

    Location: Pučišća

  3. There’s a new game in town

    There’s a new game in town
    Lack of shallow sea makes it difficult to develop picigin, a sport that has so far had two World Cups and is played in shallow water, while standing. Therefore, in Pučišća they invented "deep picigin" or "dubicigin" which gave this sport new - depth.   Rules of dubicigin: - Object of the game is not to let the ball go into the sea. - Dubicigin... Learn More

    Location: Pučišća

  4. Who’s the prettiest sheep among the cattle?

    Who’s the prettiest sheep among the cattle?
    Famous cattle fair is taking place for more than two decades on the slopes of Vidova gora, in the former pastoral habitat Gažul. This summer cattle fair of livestock and exhibition of indigenous breeds of sheep pramenka attracts a large number of local people, but over the years also more and more tourists, who enjoy the local cuisine and vote for the best sheep and... Learn More

    Location: Nerežišća

  5. The way our ancestors lived

    The way our ancestors lived
    If you stop by in almost any place on Brač, you'll get a jist of how our ancestors used to live. But, Pražnica might be one of the best places to explore this. They are rich with preserved cultural heritage, stone churches, carvings and old traditional cemeteries. Every street in the village leads to some of the old churches or cemeteries, which still stand as a... Learn More

    Location: Pražnica

  6. Island cuisine

    Island cuisine
    Supetar Tourist Board and Supetar Agriculture Association have commenced the Island Cuisine Supetar project in 2016 with the goal of promoting original island gastronomy and returning our simple, traditional dishes to restaurant tables. Our grandmothers left us a rich gourmet heritage based on healthy, easily available and fresh seasonal ingredients from our gardens and olive fields. Our ancestors were very creative in preparing simple but... Learn More

    Location: Supetar

  7. Short history of the island

    Short history of the island
    The first inhabitants of the island of Brač were ancient Illyrians whose presence dates back to the early history. Numerous fortresses and ruins scattered along the island prove their presence on the island of Brač but also their strength to resist a strong Greek colonization of mid-Dalmatian islands in 4th Century B.C. Roman period from 167 BC has conditioned that life moved to the northern... Learn More

    Location: Supetar

  8. The island of Brač museum

    The island of Brač museum
    The Island of Brač Museum, situated in Radojković Tower from the 16th century, is one of the Croatian most visited museums, annually visited by more than 12 000 person. Its foundations date back 1500 years a.C. In the lower floor of the Museum, there is a Roman Mausoleum where, according to the legend, rest Valerija and Priska – wife and daughter of the emperor Diocletian.... Learn More

    WH: 8-20h

    Location: Škrip

  9. Ivan Rendić gallery

    Ivan Rendić gallery
    Ivan Rendić Gallery is a collection of assembled Ivan Rendić’s works of art, his sculptures, reliefs and sketches, located within the National library in Supetar.  Here visitors are introduced to the beginnings of the recent Croatian sculpture, to works of art of the artist who dedicated himself to lay the foundations of this gallery. Opened in 1999, today hosts 18 sculptures and reliefs and 50... Learn More

    WH: 8-20h

    Location: Supetar

  10. Cultural walk | A day with Rendić

    Cultural walk | A day with Rendić
    Cultural walk A day with Rendić will take you to a walk through the oldest and most beautiful parts of the historical nucleus of the Town of Supetar, to the place where Ivan Rendić (1849-1932), Nestor of Croatian sculpture, born in Supetar, left his mark. Start your walk at Supetar’s seafront, in the front of the monument built in memory to our great man, and... Learn More

    Location: Supetar

Frequently asked questions

Ok, so I got to the island. What now?

Ah, our favourite question. 🙂 Here are just some ideas!

#1 EAT.

We’ve gathered only the best of the best restaurants, taverns, farms etc. to give you the opportunity to enjoy only the best island food, made from fresh, local ingredients. Check out our selection at gastronomy section of our website.

#2 SLEEP.

Do as locals do – eat well, sleep well! Again, only the best of Brač accommodation awaits you on our website, gathered under Accommodation section. Feel like royalty while you’re here!

#3 HAVE FUN.

There’s so much to see and do, all around Croatia, this truly amazing country. But, there’s even more of this awesomeness on island Brač! Here you’ll find dragons, Hercules, night sailing, poetry reading, electric dancing, graffiti painting, and that doesn’t even begin to cover it! So, here’s an idea. Browse through or culture section, plan some morning activities, go swimming in some of our beautiful villages, and the check the calendar to plan your night!

#4 AND MORE FUN.

You want more? Glad to hear it, cause there’s always something else to do on Brač! Choose your adventure, book a boat, safari tour, sightseeing or something more dangerous – Brač has it all!

#5 GET BRAČ PASS.

To enjoy yourself to the fullest, get yourself a copy of Brač Pass – interactive tour guide, with lots of discounts, interesting facts and prizes you can win!

* For getting around the island, we suggest using the local transportation. Click here for online booking with a discount!

I really want to visit Brač! How do I do that?!

Brač is an island which can be reached by sea and air. Here are some basics.

BY SEA ///

There are two ferry lines connecting Brač with a land.

First is in Supetar, connecting Brač with Split, and the second is on Sumartin, connecting Brač with Makarska. There is a third port that can be reached by regular local boat lines, and that is Bol, on the south part of the island. Here, you can reach Brač from Split, or from a neighbouring island Hvar. More information about ferry lines and timetables you may find here.

Also, if you own or rent boats, you may just sail into any place on island Brač. We suggest Brač Deluxe for transfers!

BY AIR ///

Brač has its own small airport, situated in the middle of the island. More and more flights are introduced each year, and all the necessary information you may find on the airport’s website. If you need transportation from the airport to any other place on the island, may we suggest contacting some of the #bestofbrac service providers, such as Taxi Peša, Brač DeluxeRent a Motorino or M&B rent. Check them out!

Once you’re on the island, rent a car, use taxis or local transportation. For online booking with discount, click here.

All the emergency numbers you might need but we hope you won’t!

POLICIJSKA POSTAJA BRAČ // POLICE STATION BRAČ

Mladena Vodanovića 25 – 21 400 Supetar
+385 21 631 145 / 112

DOM ZDRAVLJA SUPETAR, HITNA POMOĆ // HOSPITAL, ER

Mladena Vodanovića 24 – 21 400 Supetar
+ 385 21 640 014 / 112

HRVATSKA GORSKA SLUŽBA SPAŠAVANJA // CROATIAN MOUNTAIN RESCUE SERVICES

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