Sumartin is a small place by the sea located on the eastern tip of the island, connected by ferry with Makarska. The village was established in the 17th century and it differs from other places on Brač by speech, mentality and customs. When visiting, don’t miss out to see a Franciscan monastery and a museum where you can learn more about the history of the island. Some of the interesting things you’ll see there is a valuable Venetian baroque canvas, hand-made monastery ground plan and religious objects. Here is an interesting fact about Sumartin and how it changed the history. Emigrant Mario Puratić invented a part of the fishing equipment that is very simple to use, it became famous and shortly it changed the fishing history.