Brac is an island which lies in the Adriatic Sea within the region of Croatia. It is the largest island in Dalmatia and has one of the highest mountains of any other island in the Adriatic. The island of Brac is located off the coast of Croatia to the South of the town of Split.
Brac is well-known in the area for its fishing traditions, its unique agricultural products and local produce wine, olive, oil, nectarine and fig.
It is also a well-known tourist resorts in the Adriatic Sea hosting some of the most popular resorts like Supetar, Bol which is considered as one of the most beautiful beach in the Adriatic.
The island of Brac is also a renowned yacht charter destination and you will find several harbors that extend from Milna on the West coast to Sumartin on the East coast. Bol is the only harbor you will find on Brac’s southern coast and there are also a few harbors on its northern coast.
Milna is famous for hosting the best sheltered harbor on the island and hosts 2 popular marinas: Milna ACI Marina with 144 berths for yachts measuring up to 30m and Marina Vlaska with 50 berths.
You will also find some good marinas in the vicinity like Split ACI Marina and Trogir ACI Marina.
During your visit on the island of Brac, you will have the opportunity to visit the famous quarries of Brac in Pucisca, Selca, Postira, Splitska and Donji Humac where the famous Brac building stones are excavated. The building stone of Brac were used in the construction of the White House and of the famous Palace of Diocletian in Split.
You can also visit the highest peak of the island, the Vidova Gora (of 778 m high) which is indeed one of the highest of the Croatian island. The mountain of Vidova Gora is close to the little town of Bol from where you can hike or cycle up to mountain to get some spectacular views of the islands and the surrounding islands nearby.
In Bol, you can also visit one of the most famous sights of the island of Brac, the Golden Horn (Zlatni Rat Beach). It is a shingle beach that stretches out over more than 500m from the coastline which shapes changes over the months and seasons depending on the winds and water current.
In the town of Milna, you can stroll lazily along its beautiful waterfront lined with numerous bars and restaurants and admire its popular port of call where you will find many beautiful sailing boats.