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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 download our free mobile app so you can get the big picture as well as easy directions to all of these locations!

  1. Dominican monastery

    Dominican monastery
    Dominican monastery in Bol was built on the peninsula Glavica in the 15th century on the site where was an episcopal palace (Biskupija) mentioned in 1184 in Povaljska listina. On the Glavica there are many ruins that show early Christian architecture which is the substratum of an early medieval architecture (Church of St. John and St. Theodor). The greatest attention in the valuable monastery's gallery... Learn More

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    Location: Bol

  2. Bonsai tree growing from the roof

    Bonsai tree growing from the roof
    Tiny tree on the roof of the church in Nerežišća - a monument of nature. Protected since 1969. Nerežišća is a place in economic momentum. In addition to the traditional sheep breeding, the people of Nerežišća turned to the development of the stone industry from picking to stone processing, construction, trade, and agricultural crops, and they also give the green light to tourism. Learn More

    Location: Nerežišća

  3. Bake the traditional Brač cake – hrapoćuša!

    Bake the traditional Brač cake – hrapoćuša!
    This is a story about Dol’s hrapoćuša, which explains how to prepare the island of Brač’s traditional cake. It is also a story about the magnificent climate of Dol, the ecological and ethnological village that shaped the mentality of its people whose activities have enriched everyday life there and whose aforementioned skills are worthy of being included in the Croatian Republic’s Ministry of Culture’s list... Learn More

    Location: Dol

  4. How to reach Pučišća?

    How to reach Pučišća?
    We're bringing you all the information you need, on how to reach Pučišća! Pučišća, voted many times as one of the most beautiful places in Europe, is located on the north side of the island Brač in Croatia, which can be reached by sea and air. Once you reach island Brač, there's a quick ride to Pučišća, depending on the direction you're arriving from. REACH... Learn More

    Location: Pučišća

  5. An ode to Milna’s fishermen, written in stone

    An ode to Milna’s fishermen, written in stone
    Antonia Poklepović and Kaća Poklepović Kukoč were kind enough to let us share a story of their father and grandfather, fishermen from Milna, and an ode to them, written forever in the white stone of Brač. Here's how the story goes: In the bay of Blaca, on the south side of the island of Brač, in 1986. Antonia's and Kaća's father Andro placed a monument... 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 21 630 959

HRVATSKA GORSKA SLUŽBA SPAŠAVANJA // CROATIAN MOUNTAIN RESCUE SERVICES

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