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Brac island Travel guide

 

The isle of Brac is the biggest island of the archipelago, and the third largest (349,57 sq. km) Croatian island in the Adriatic.

There are lots of pine trees, vineyards, and olive gardens on the island. The traditions of making a unique rose wine and exotic dishes with fish have been kept here since ancient times.

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Resort settlement Supetar of island Brac

The island of Brac is the island of the sun, cliffs and the sea!

Sightseeing of island Brac

Cosy towns, welcoming embankments, numerous bays and wonderful pebbled beaches of the isle of Brac attract tourist from all over the world.

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Foto seaside of Supetar island Brac

All over the world the isle of Brac is famous for its White Stone (“the Brac stone”); there are quarries not far from the largest city of the island – Pucisce. The stone was used during the construction of many famous buildings of the world, such as the palace of Diocletian and the White House in Washington.

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Foto historical centar of Supetar

Glagolitic stones “the desert of Blac” are the most attractive architectural monument of the island.

Over Murvica there is the Drahoniva cave with carved three stones of bas-reliefs, whic are of high artistic merit.

On the embayed coast of Brac you can enjoy its numerous bays, sandy and pebbled beaches, which stretch for tens of kilometres.

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Foto beach Bol – Zlatni Rat – island Brac Croatia

The culmination of it all is Bol, the largest touristic centre in the south of the island, at the foot of the mountain range Bolska Kruna.

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Photos beach Bol – Zlatni Rat – island Brac Croatia

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Photos beach Bol – Zlatni Rat – island Brac Croatia

The town of Bol, once a fishing village, is now the most popular resort of Croatia. The city of Bol has become the trademark of Croatia thanks to the famous Croatian beach called Zlatni Rat, or “the Golden Horn”.

The beach of Zlatny Rat is famous for the shape of its tip, which changes its “direction” depending on the wind and the waves.

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Photos small pebbles beaches Zlatni Rat of island Brac Croatia

The beach of Zlatni Rat of the isle of Bol is covered in small pebbles and protrudes by almost 300 meters into the sea.

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Photos small pebbles beaches Zlatni Rat of island Brac Croatia

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Photos small pebbles beaches Zlatni Rat of island Brac Croatia

The resort city of Bol and the beach of Bol are located at the foot of the highest mountain of Croatian islands — Vidova Gora.

The height of Vidova Gora is 778 meters above sea level.

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Photos Vidova Gora island Brac Croatia

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Photos Vidova Gora island Brac Croatia

In the old city of Bol you can visit the museum in the building of the Dominican monastery, and see an interesting gallery, collections of coins and amphoras found on the seabed and during excavations on the isle of amphorae.

The isle of Brac is one of the most beautiful islands of Croatia.

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Bol beach of the island Brac of Croatia

The lovers of wind surfing will alway find some “real” wind here, and avid tennis players will find 20 tennis courts, and a tennis stadium, where open championships of Croatia take place.
In the evenings you can enjoy ritzy dishes of Croatian cuisine. You will be offered roasted and grilled lamb, sheep cheese, prshut (raw smoked ham), and home-made wine.

Beaches in Split & Split riviera

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In Split city there are four well-equipped city beaches – sandy and small pebbles. Sandy Split beach – Bacvice known for its beach disco.
Podstrana resort is located in a green area, conveniently close to the city of Split and the Split airport, and to the main landmarks of Split.
Riviera Split there are also the variety and beautiful beaches of the nearby resorts:
– beach in Podstrana & Stobrec
– beaches on islands Brac & Ciovo

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Hotels & hostels on Brac island

Hotel Bol 4* Bol of isle Brac

Hotels Brac island Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.2 / 10
Review score based on 319 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 500 m
Distance to center of Bol: 5 min walk
Distance to airport Brac: 15 km
Add: outdoor swimming pool with sundeck, gym, relax area with sauna facilities, free Wi-Fi, the famous Zlatni Rat beach is 1.5 km away

Cost room 2 per: from 56 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Bol 4* island Brac

Hotel Pastura 4* Postira island Brac

Hotels Brac island Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.0 / 10
Review score based on 51 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: seafront
Distance to center: close to the centre
Add: can be found right on the beach in Postira, freshwater outdoor pool, restaurant, bars, wellness facilities, sauna, hot tub, massage services, fitness facilities, internet access

Cost room 2 per: from 37 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Pastura 4* Hvar

Private apartments on Brac island

Apartments & Rooms Luna 3* Bol of island Brac

Hotels Brac island Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.2 / 10
Review score based on 23 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 500 m
Distance to center of Bol: 300 m
Add: accommodation with free Wi-Fi, some apartments with private balcony or terrace, well-known Zlatni Rat beach is a 20 min walk away, free private parking

Cost room 2 per: from 40 euro

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Apartments House Racic 3* Bol island Brac

Rent private apartments Brac island Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.7 / 10
Review score based on 37 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 30 m
Distance to ferry port of isle Brac: 30 min drive
Distance to airport Bol: 15 min drive
Add: in the centre of Bol, 30 m from pebble beach, free Wi-Fi, private bathroom, air conditioning, LCD, balcony with sea view
Cost rent apartment: from 46 euro

Photo and description House Racic 3* Bol island Brac

Apartments Pucisca 3* Pucisca island Brac

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SUPERB rating 9.1 / 10
Review score based on 29 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 300 m
Distance to center of Pucisca: 5 min walk
Distance to ferry port of Brac: 15 min drive
Add: situated in Pucisca on a hill overlooking the bay of Brac island, air-conditioned, bright and spacious apartments with sat TV, private entrances and splendid sea views, equipped kitchens have toasters, coffee machines
Cost rent apartment: from 26 euro

Photo and description Pucisca 3* Pucisca island Brac

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Get to island Brac

Getting to island Brac can only by ferries.

Get to island Brac by air:

The nearest international airport to island Brac is Split airport.

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On island Brac there is domestic airport.
Brac airport is 30 km away from the main port of isle Brac – Supetar, where ferries from the city of Split travel, and 14 km away from the Bol resort.
Croatia’s Brac airport has car park.

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Get to island Brac by ferry & catamarans:

Ferries regularly travel to the island of Brac. The trip to Brac is 1 hour long.
Ferries take both people and vehicles to the isle of Brac.

There are two ferries ports on the isle of Brac

– ferry port in Supetar, in which arrive the ferries from centar of Split city
– ferry port in Sumartin, in which arrive the ferries from centar of Makarska city

Timetable ferries from centar Split to Supetar of Brac

Timetable ferries from centar of Makarska to Sumartin of Brac

Fast catamaran to island Brac

Also, the isle of Brac is a stop for fast catamaran travelling between Split – Bol (Brac) – Yelza (Hvar). Fast catamarans take only passengers.

Timetable catamaran from centar Split to Bol of Brac

And fast catamarans – between Split – Milna (Brac) – isle Hvar

Timetable catamaran from centar Split to Milna of Brac

Fast catamaran from Split to Vis island with stops on Brac & Hvar islands

There is fast catamaran line from Split city to Vis island with stops on Brac island and Hvar island

Timetable catamarans Split – Brac, Milna – Hvar – Vis island

You can buy ticket to catamaran Split-Brac island-Hvar island-Vis island online on web www.krilo.hr

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Cost of ferries tickets on island Brac

Ferry ticket from Split to Supetar of isle Brac for passenger costs 28 kn (~3,7 euro)

Ferry ticket from Split to Supetar of isle Brac for car costs 130 kn (~17,3 euro)

Get to Brac island from Dubrovnik city:

In summer 2016 a new speed catamaran line from Dubrovnik city to town Bol of Brac island was started to work from July,11. The line is seasonal to September, 11.

The catamaran Dubrovnik-island Brac is daily.
The departure time from Dubrovnik city 7:15, the arrival time to Bol town of Brac island 12:30.
The departure time from Bol town of island Brac 16:15, the arrival time to Dubrovnik city 21:30
The travel time of catamaran Dubrovnik-island Brac – 5 hours 15 minutes.

Route of catamaran Dubrovnik-island Brac has stops:
on Korcula island and on Hvar island

Ticket of speed catamaran Dubrovnik-island Brac costs 190 kn (~ 25 euro)

Timetable speed catamaran Dubrovnik-island Brac

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Rent a car in Split city

Map of island Brac

Weather on island Brac

Average monthly temperatures on island Brac Croatia:

January +10 С
February +12 С
March +15 С
April +17 С
May +22 С
June +27 С
July +30 С
August +31 С
September +26 С
October +19 С
November +15 С
December +12 С

Average monthly water temperatures on island Brac Croatia:

January +10 С
February +11 С
March +12 С
April +15 С
May + 18 С
June +20 С
July + 24 С
August +25 С
September +22 С
October + 18 С
November +15 С
December +10 С