Experience the true Croatian lifestyle in this historic destination
Brac Island is the largest island of the central Dalmation group of islands. It can offer everything for a memorable holiday in a fantastic location. Its rich in culture which dates back to pre-historic times, as well as a destination with wonderful beaches and excellent accommodation.
The island is less crowded than some of its neighbours like Korcula and Hvar Island, making it the ideal destination for a peaceful relaxing holiday and the perfect way to experience the authentic Croatian life style. The rocky shores are a wonderful place to try your hand at scuba diving in the crystal clear waters.
The two main resorts are Bol and Supetar, but for an even more peaceful destination try Splitska, Pucisca or Milna.
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The warmest months are May to October with average temperatures of between 18 to 25 degrees Celsius. During this period rainfall is very slight with July being the driest month. From November to March temperatures dip to an average of 9 to 13 degrees.
Supetar is the capital of the island. Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and orchards, it also has a beautiful sandy beach. There is an appealing harbour with medieval streets which creates a unique atmosphere. A visit to the 18th century Church of Annunciation is well worthwhile with its stunning paintings and monumental staircase. The beach has its own water sports centre.
At 780m, Vidova Mountain is the highest peak of the Adriatic archipelago. It’s possible to hike up the mountain trail starting from Gospa Karmelska and it takes approximately two hours. The view from the top is breath taking with views overlooking the Adriatic coast. On a clear day you can see Monte Gargano in Italy.
The beaches on Brac Island are mostly pebble and rocky, but there are a few sandy beaches. On the northern coast, between Sutivan and Postira, you can find numerous small coves with stunning scenery. Supetar has a lovely sandy beach.