Brac is an island in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia, with an area of 396 sq. kilometres (153 sq mi), making it the biggest island in Dalmatia. It is separated from the mainland by the Brač Channel, that is five to thirteen km (3 to 8 mi) wide. The island’s tallest peak, Vidova gora, or Mount St. Vid, stands at 780 m, making it the highest island point within the Adriatic Sea. The Brac island includes a population of 13,956 starting from the main city Supetar, with over 3,300 inhabitants, to Murvica, where under two dozen folks live. Brac Airport in Bol on the Brač Island is the largest airport of all islands surrounding Split.

Island Brač

Brac Island - How to Get There

The biggest nearby town of Split has international airport with several low cost airlines departing from European destinations. it’s also doable to reach Split with the train.
Ferries sail from Split to Supetar on Brač Island (50 min), and Makarska to Sumartin (30 min). A catamaran (passengers only) runs from the island of Hvar to Bol on the Island of Brač.
Brac airport in Bol has seasonal and charter flights.

Brac Island - Things To Do

There are several sights on the Brac Island. It is recommended to go to Dragon’s cave close to village Murvica on the south side of island. Hermitage of Blaca, that may be reached from Vidova gora mountain or from the Blaca beach. Vidova gora moutain is the highest mountain of all Adriatic Sea islands. It has an excellent view to the Zlatni rat beach, Bol and islands of Hvar and Vis. Dominican monastery in Bol has a nice collection of prehistoric items, amphoras and numismatic collection. Museum of the island is within the village of Škrip.

Island of Brac Beaches - Zlatni Rat

The Zlatni Rat, usually referred to as the Golden Cape or Golden Horn (translated from the native Chakavian dialect), is a spit of land located about 2 kilometres (1 mile) west from the harbour town of Bol on the southern coast of the Croatian island of Brač.
Zlatni Rat has been often listed as one of the top beaches in Europe. Its distinctive shape can be seen in several travel brochures, that made it one of the symbols of Croatian tourism.

Bol Zlatni rat




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