Route calculation
Route calculation


Brac Isl.

 

Brac is a high Croatian third biggest island located opposite to the continent part of Split at the Makarska. It used to be lone of the most popular places for building villas of roman magnates and that is why archeological excavation continues in many parts of the island.


brac1


There is an airport here. More than 40000 people land here every year, but airplanes from Russina don’t fly here yet. Coast of the island consists of coves with typical sandy and shingle beaches, reminding of the «Pirates of the 20th century» movie. You can enjoy the view of various beautiful yachts and ships, cruising the Adriatic Sea.

Climate is softer here than in the continent part. You can feel it even if you stay here for a couple of hours. Climate pattern influences the growth of various sun-loving vegetables and fruit including pomegranates, kiwis, apricots, oranges, lemons, watermelons. Local private villas drown in gardens.


brac2


Coast towns are really cozy – you can enjoy amazing Mediterranean color as the Adriatic Sea is a part of it. There are a lot of bays here that preserved virgin nature and clear water. You can really relax enjoining the view here.

Taxi trips around the island are available. Regular panoramic communication service from different towns of the island is available as well, so you can assess the benefits of such trips.

Brac Island is 40 kilometers long, so one day is not enough to see it all. But you shouldn’t hurry as the island is filled with attractive sights and places to see.


brac4


Sights of Brac

Skrip is the oldest settlement is the island and many old houses are preserved here now. It is located deep to the middle of the island in distance from sea and it was really dangerous as pirates used to hide here. At that time Skrip was an important town with a developed infrastructure but nowadays it is a kind of «a museum village» and only 189 people live here.

 

More about Skrip

You can rent a car or take a cab or an excursion program to visit the Vidova Mt. From its top which is 780 meters above the sea-level, you can fully enjoy view of the Adriatic, Golden Gape and the sunniest Croatian island called Hvar. Restaurant is located on the top of the mountain where you can order a nice dinner. Then you can look around a resort town Bol located at he bottom of the mountain and Golden Gape which outline changes during the day according to the direction of wind and current, for example – if you fall asleep on the beach at the noon you are guaranteed to wake up in the water.


brac5


Fish-picnics on ships are regularly organized from the continent but view of Golden Gape from above is way more interesting as it is practically a beach with lots of vacationers.

HOTELS

Majority of the hotels here are of 3 or 4 star class and are located near the shore. Some of them are refurbished.

BEACHES

The coast is very creeky. Shingle and sand beaches stretch for tens kilometers. Water entry is sloping which is very important for family and children recreation. The Golden Gape beach of Bol deserves special attention. It stretches from shingle for about 300 meters and changes its outline according to the direction of wind and current.


brac6

EXCURSIONS

While resting in Brac you are recommended to visit an architectural monument «Blac desert», Drahoniva cave and Vidova mountain.

Entertainment

Windsurfing lovers will be surprised with wind, tennis players can use numerous clay courts, tennis stadium where Croatian open is held. Restaurants let you enjoy the quality and variety of local food, you can buy wonderful rose wine, fresh fish dishes and seafood which every foodie will love.

 

Планируете поездку в Хорватию? Найдите хорошее жилье уже сейчас:

Booking.com

Read all reviews

Last reviewed Croatia

Великолепная троица: горы, море и купальни. Часть 2 Photos: 125

Великолепная троица: горы, море и купальни. Часть 2

09.08.2016
Cities: Varazdin, Porec, Pula, Rovinj, Opatija, Krk Isl., Rijeka, Središnja Istra, NP Plitvice, Baška, Vrbnik
Author: Адриатика
Киев - Дебрецен - Залакарош - Любляна - Истрия - Кварнер - Залаэгерсег - Бюксек - Киев Продолжительность: 17 днейПробег: 5165 км. ПУТЕШЕСТВИЕ СОСТОЯЛОСЬ НА АВТОМОБИЛЕ:Марка: Suzuki SX4 Тип и...
Хорватия на автомобиле. Часть 3 Photos: 23

Хорватия на автомобиле. Часть 3

17.01.2013
Cities: Dubrovnik, Sibenik, Krka, NP Plitvice
Author: Адриатика
Задар В субботу утром пришла непогода. Как выяснилось позже – на все оставшиеся дни. Нет, солнце иногда выглядывало, но пекла первых дней уже не было. Впрочем удовольствие можно найти в любой ситуации. Началось...
Отпуск в Хорватии. Из серии Photos: 30

Отпуск в Хорватии. Из серии "Записки путешественника". Часть 7

14.01.2013
Cities: Omis, Marina
Author: Адриатика
Встав утром,к Биберам сходили, позавтракать мы,как всегда.Им рассказали мы про праздник,как веселилися вчера. Жаль,что мы не были там вместе,а в прочем каждому свое,кому то нравится веселье,кому то нравится кино.Свой...
Хорватия - отзывы туристов Photos: 4

Хорватия - отзывы туристов

29.11.2018
City: Zagreb
Author: Адриатика
Из всех балканских стран живописная Хорватия, пожалуй, наиболее популярна среди туристов. Возможно, с ней может конкурировать Черногория, но с точки зрения логистики Хорватия удобнее для жителей многих европейских...
Хорватия. Дубровник Photos: 17

Хорватия. Дубровник

23.01.2013
City: Dubrovnik
Author: Адриатика
Дубровник. Город, весьма сильно пострадавший от недавней войны и умудрившийся отремонтироваться. Мы были в нем всего два дня и три ночи. Нам понравилось. Нам понравились и странные улицы шириной в полтора метра,...