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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 »

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[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 »

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Complete guide to Christmas holidays on Brač!

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

We’ve prepared for you a complete guide through Christmas holidays on Brač – all the fairs, parties, activities and more, all in one place. We hope you’ll find something (a lot!) to your liking and that you will choose to spend your holidays on Brač, celebrating this magical time of the year. We welcome you to our wonderful island and wish you happy holidays!* ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS… FOOD! * You’ll be dieting since January anyway! MAKE YOUR OWN! There’s no better time to learn new recipes than in the winter, when it’s warm inside and the smells… Read more »

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How to reach Brač, if you’re not a marathon swimmer?

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

Brač is an island which 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 with Austria, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovenia and of course – the capital of Croatia.  These are the cities confirmed to be connected with Brač in the summer of 2018: Beč, Lienz,… Read more »

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Music for your ears!

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

Wow, do we have a treat for you! We’ve assembled the list of amazing music events for you to enjoy while on Brač! But, the list is soooo long, so we’re only presenting you the biggest events, and for the rest of them, you’ll have to check out our event calendar!….and all that jazzzz First up is the amazing Saša Jakelić & The moonlight jazz band, playing in Selca. In more than two decades of his career, Saša Jakelić was singing pop, opera and a capella music, and you get a chance to hear some of that next Saturday! Click here… Read more »

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Catch a free bus ride for your bikes!

Posted on in Out & about by Dijana Šabić

Combine bus with a bike ride and check out the entire island of Brač. Autotrans offers you free transportation of bicycles around the island of Brač! Brač is one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic. He is best known for its sandy beach Zlatni rat in Bol, Vidova gora, desert Blaca, famous Brač stone, for gourmets favorite cheese, lamb and fish. Especially relevant is the fact that Sutivan recently became a famous bike friendly destination! Furthermore, Brač is also the island with the most arranged bike tracks – even 25 of them, with a total length of 1026 km. The longest trail… 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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