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RECIPE + PHOTOGALLERY | Traditional Brač cake – hrapoćuša

Posted on in Food by Dijana Šabić

August 16th is traditionally known as the Night of Hrapoćuša cake, traditional Brač cake. We kindly invite you to join this sweet and delicious event, taking place in Dol, the most unique little village on Brač, with unusual stones and caves, which used as inspiration for the name of this cake. It might be hard to pronounce (I mean, hrapoćuša, come on!), but it definitely isn’t hard to fall in love with its sweetness and full taste. After tasting the real deal, you have to try making it yourself, so here’s a traditional recipe, for a traditional Brač cake! Enjoy!… Read more »

PHOTO + RECIPE | Our nonna’s recipe for delicious hrostule

Posted on in Food by Dijana Šabić

Our nonnas (grandmothers) hold the secrets to many delicious meals which made our childhoods so happy and sweet and our stomachs so full, especially if the meal in question is – hrostule. One by one, we try to write the recipes down so one day, we can make some for our own grandchildren and pass the tradition onto them. Luckily, as our nonnas grow older, they are more willing to pass the recipes on. Here’s one of our favorite recipes, for a pastry which gets eaten so fast one wonders was it even worth the trouble and many hours it… Read more »

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We like making lists and here is the one list we liked making in particular! Dalmatians and especially people on islands put a lot of effort and importance into what they eat. This is why our gastronomy and the way we prepare our meals (Mediterranean way!) have been enlisted at UNESCO! So, we pride ourselves on our restaurant and konoba offer, and we wanted to know what you thought about the gastro offer of the island Brač. So, here’s the list of 10 best places to eat on the island! Let us know which ones you visited and if you… Read more »

The Telegram, British magazine, has been writing a series of articles about the gastronomy of the most popular European destinations, and this time, Croatia got the spot, in the article titled 10 dishes you cannot leave Croatia without trying. At number 9, one special dish and one special konoba from Brač found their place. Here’s what the Telegram had to say about roast lamb from konoba Kopačina! What makes it great Janjetina (lamb) roast whole on a spit is a favorite throughout the countries of former-Yugoslavia. As you travel around Croatia, you’ll see roadside restaurants with the whole lamb cooking outside…. Read more »

Island life is dictated by certain events, and olive picking is one of the most important ones. Many of us (or at least the author of this text) can’t wait for summer to end and autumn to show it’s colored cause this usually means – olives will soon be ready for picking. Olive picking means leaving behind your dancing shoes (cause you most definitely won’t have the energy to dance when you need to get up before the sun!) and putting on your dirty old clothes, a couple of layers, some of which you will eventually take off, as soon… Read more »

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How to reach Brač

Posted on in Food, Fun facts, Important info, Photogallery, TO-DO by Dijana Šabić

Brač is an island that can be reached by sea and air. Here are some basics, in case you’re not a marathon swimmer. 😉 BY AIR /// Brač has its own small airport, situated in the middle of the island, just above Bol. More and more flights are introduced each year, and all the necessary information you may find on the airport’s website. Island has a direct connection by air with Austria, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, and of course – the capital of Croatia.  We must add that, since the COVID-19, many of the flights… Read more »

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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