Vacation on Brač Island
With a landscape filled with majestic mountains and olive trees, typical white lime stone, wonderful beaches and rich culture historical legacy, Brac has become a popular destination for holiday makers. Brac is the third largest island in the Dalmatian Archipelago. With an average temperature of 25-27 °C Brac is the perfect place to spend summer. During the day you can relax on the clean pebbly beaches, swim in crystal clear water or explore the stunning scenery on the inland of this large island. In the evening the restaurant offers unique culinary experiences, served with warm smiles from the locals. Rent a holiday house, an apartment or villa on Brac and enjoy a holiday with lot of sun!
Sights near your holiday home in Brac
If you enjoy a holiday on Brac you will see the characteristic white limestone that characterizes the island. The stone was formed during the Cretaceous period approximately 100 million years ago and erosion and natural forces have created the famous white marble Bracki Kamen which is used to build many famous buildings, including the White House in Washington. On the island you can also find the world’s most prestigious stonecrafting schools that are well worth to visit. The scenic landscape make the island a perfect destination for those who want an active holiday such as climbing the island’s highest peak Vidova Gora (778 m) and enjoy the wonderful views of the archipelago. From Brac you can take a day trips and visit places like Split, Makarska and the ancient pearl of Dubrovnik, founded in the 600s and part of the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Leisure activities near your holiday home on Brac
The many pleasant bays and beaches around the island has excellent conditions for windsurfing and diving. The beaches in Bol are particularly popular for those who love windsurfing because there’s a lot of currents and wind. Bol’s pebble beach Zlatni Rat (The Golden Horn) is one of Croatias most famous beaches. Sailing on the open sea are also popular and it is not uncommon to see boats with fishing poles. There are also many beautiful boardwalks and trails for biking and rock climbing. You can for example explore the 285 meter deep Materci Grotto. Brac is close to Dalmatias capital Split with the best shopping in the archipelago. Here you will find all the major fashion houses, and if you want to bring a local specialty home to share with your loved ones you can find a wide selection of Dalmatian quality vines in supermarkets and specialized vine shops.
Food & drinks during your holiday on Brac
Croatia is known for its rich culinary culture. Try a Pasticada, a Dalmatian specialty consisting of veal with bacon- and garlic stuffing, cooked in red wine. To quench the thirst in the heat of summer you can enjoy a glass of gemista – white wine mixed with mineral water – very refreshing! If you are in the mood for something stronger, have a Rakija, a local brandy with flavors including walnuts or cherries. Brac lush soil makes the island ideal for wine production, olives and sweet citrus fruits. Table wine Bolski Plavac is a local specialty that goes well together with a delicate dish of lamb which Brac is well known for.