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Do you recognize two lovely places in these drawings?

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

Instagram is an amazing place. It gives us insight into what you like and what you find interesting on our lovely island of Brač. Usually, it’s the bits and pieces us islanders don’t even notice, so it gives us great pleasure to explore what you love our island and in a way, it gives us an opportunity to see it through your eyes as well! And the island we saw through Roman’s eyes is truly wonderful. Meet Roman Wrooblewski – an artist, architect, designer and illustrator, who spends his vacation on Brač creating little works of art. Enjoy his drawings… Read more »

black and white

PHOTOGALLERY | A different kind of Bol, all black and white

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

In the sea of beautiful and colorful images of island Brač on Instagram (thank you all for using our hashtag #bestofbrac), our attention caught one account with only black and white pictures. Behind it is Croatian native, Andreas Kovačić (42), residing in Germany and Croatia’s capital. He’s taking every opportunity to visit island Brač and Bol, where he has a house, to enjoy holidays with his girlfriend and take amazing photos of this world famous little place. Here’s our selection of some of his work. Enjoy!

MRDUJA

It’s a centuries long dispute among two islands – Brač and Šolta, about the third small island, not bigger than a regular house. Mrduja is its name and it is situated just in between these two islands creating arguments about to which it belongs to. So, the fishermen had an idea – why don’t we just try to pull it and see who wins! So, every year, fishermen and sailors from both island gather, tie a knot around the island, and pull!  Click here to join the Facebook event! Dozens of small boats appear on each side, connected with a… Read more »

beauty

We like checking out what interests you, our website visitors as well as island guests, and it seems like many of you are interested in some pampering, relaxing time to focus on yourself. Don’t worry, we are here to answer all your needs. So, here’s a list of the best beauty places to enjoy some “me-time” while vacationing on Brač! #1 DERMA BEAUTY SALON With a tradition of business dating back to the early 90’s, you can be sure they only provide the best service to their customers or else they wouldn’t still be one of the best beauty spots on… Read more »

eat

We like making lists and here is the one we liked making in particular! Dalmatians and especially people on islands, put a lot of efforts 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 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 agree with… Read more »

Božan Štambuk

PHOTOGALLERY | Brač like you’ve never seen before

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

Wow, do we have a treat for you! Enjoy our little gallery of the amazing work of Božan Štambuk, young photographer from Supetar, whose passion for astronomy and photography, combined, results in pictures we can just spend days looking at! His art brings new perspective of well or less known cultural treasures of the island Brač, which must be on your to-do list (for inspiration, check out this blog post!)._____He photographed exclusively during the night to showcase the motifs under a new light and to accentuate their mystique. Unfortunately, in a few decades, human expansion and light pollution will most… Read more »

roast lamb

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 British 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 whole lamb cooking outside. Where… Read more »

winter wonderland

[PHOTOGALLERY] Winter wonderland on Brač

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

With news of stormy and cold weather approaching island Brač this upcoming week, we look back at images of winter wonderland on Brač! Make sure you are prepared for the worst but still enjoy the best sides of winter!         PHOTO CREDIT (in random order) _____ Ivo Ivić, Mate Leše Mladina, Tonči Zlatar, Studio Gabrić, Davor Cvitanić, Timotej, Villla Mira, Sutivan, Općina Nerežišća, Milna Brač, Pero Antunović, Jakov Klinčić, www.braconline.com.hr, OŠ Milna

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 colors 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 energy to dance when you need to get up before sun!) and putting on your dirty old clothes, couple of layers, some of which you will eventually take off, as soon as the sun… Read more »

All I want for Christmas is….

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

Christmas is so close and you still don’t know what to get for your loved ones?! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Skip shopping malls and stroll around lovely streets of Brač in search of a perfect present – or presents! We’ve assembled a list of truly amazing gifts, all imagined and produced on Brač. Buying them, you won’t just make your loved ones happy but you will also be supporting local production and artists. And for this, we thank you.#1 SET IN STONE Making time for your family is easier with a calendar, right? How about this truly innovative,… 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 21 640 014 / 112

HRVATSKA GORSKA SLUŽBA SPAŠAVANJA // CROATIAN MOUNTAIN RESCUE SERVICES

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