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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. Dido’s olive miracles

    Dido’s olive miracles
    There's an olive shop called Dido, hidden in the little street behind Grikula. It nurtures the clean olive oil by keeping it in wood logs as one would put their baby in a crib. The oil received a lot of golden medals at competitions and its cribs have often been chosen as the best souvenir in olive production. Come and taste it (anchovies are with... Learn More

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    Location: Pučišća

  2. Stonemason school from Pučišća offers help for Notre Dame!

    Stonemason school from Pučišća offers help for Notre Dame!
    It is often said in Pučišća that people here live with the stone, off the stone and for the stone. With a centuries-old tradition of masonry, we are proud that we have a stonemason high school - a sculpting academy, which is unique in this part of Europe. Pučišća's stone masters assume that the French need to rebuild most of the cathedral, and they can... Learn More

    +385 21 633 114

    Location: Pučišća

  3. 13 towers of Pučišća

    13 towers of Pučišća
    There were 13 of them, supposedly. They defended Pučišća from Turks and pirates and because of them, Pučišća were known as a Port of towers. Today, there are a few left. Barba Striš has his fireplace in one, lady Silva a kitchen in the other, so ask them about the details. We'd recommend you take a look at the renewed tower at the entrance to... Learn More

    Location: Pučišća

  4. Olive paths

    Olive paths
    The Olive paths walking trail starts in a small and picturesque village Mirca which is since always a homeland of olive growing in the island of Brač. This circular walking trail approximately 6 km long will take you to a walk along olive groves over the village to Prihod – the old irrigation system, introduce you to tradition of producing olive oil, olive species growing... Learn More

    Location: Supetar

  5. Supetar cemetery

    Supetar cemetery
    One of the most beautiful Supetar cultural features is its cemetery where can be found excellent artworks of Croatian sculpture master minds – Ivan Rendić, born in Supetar and Tome Rosandić, the author of Petrinović Family Mausoleum. Learn More

    Location: Supetar

  6. Our Lady of Gorma

    Our Lady of Gorma
    The statue of Our Lady, dating back to the 19th century can be found in a small chapel on a cliff where and (according to legend) it was created as follows: It was incredibly hot that summer’s day. A local man was in the field, but when he saw that a storm was brewing, he set off for home. A great storm caught up with... Learn More

    Location: Postira

  7. Charter of Povlja

    Charter of Povlja
    The Charter of Povlja (Croatian: Povaljska listina) is a legal document written on 1 December 1250 in Povlja on the island of Brač, Croatia. It is parchment copy of an ownership document from the cartulary of the Benedictine monastery of St John the Baptist. It is one of the oldest Croatian cultural and linguistic records, which through its content provides a number of interesting insights into the various aspects of the time in which it was made. The first... Learn More

    Location: Povlja

  8. Roman quarries in Splitska

    Roman quarries in Splitska
    In the history, Splitska was mentioned for the first time as an export port for stone blocks used for construction of Diocletian Palace in Split, listed by the UNESCO as the World Heritage.  Stone used for the construction of the palace was collected in quarries over the settlement – Plate, Rasohe and Stražišće. In Rasohe quarry can be found the relief of Hercules, mythological creature... Learn More

    Location: Splitska

  9. Rugby club Brač – the only rugby club on all of Croatian islands!

    Rugby club Brač – the only rugby club on all of Croatian islands!
    Did you know that Brač is the only island in Croatia with it's own rugby club?! Club was established, that is, it started working in 2006 after many years of efforts by Rugby enthusiasts. The founders are former players of Rugby club Split Nada. Most of the founders, as well as today's administration (status in July 2008), are Nada's players, mostly from Brač. The original... Learn More

    +385 (0)98 987 3647

    Location: Pučišća

  10. Cave in Vlaška bay

    Cave in Vlaška bay
    During the maritime trade in the 18th century, the Vlaška cave used to shelter fishermen and traders called Vlasi by the local inhabitants, and the bay itself was named Vlaška bay, after them. In the cove itself there is a cave that was used at the time as a shelter from rain and storm. Note that the present name Vlaška has little to do with... Learn More

    Location: Milna

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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