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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The highest Adriatic and the largest Dalmatian island – Brač, is well connected by ferry lines with Split and tempts visitors with its variety, gentle and tame coast and rough landscapes in the inland of the island. Once an island of farmers, cattle breeders, fishermen and stone masons, it is today turned to tourism but has not forgotten or given up on its traditions.
The most famous tourist symbol of Brač is most certainly the beach Zlatni Rat in Bol. But the whole island is full of beautiful beaches (Banj, …

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

By May of next year, within ‘Supetrus’ hotel resort in Supetar, on the island of Brač, construction of a water park across five thousand square meters should be finished. The project is worth 2 million euros, and the first to be constructed is a children`s pool with a string of features. During the daytime the pool will be a place of fun for children, while in the evenings it will turn into a cocktail and champagne bar for adults. As part of the water park there will be a mini …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Vidova Mountain, situated on the central Dalmatian island of Brač, has the highest peak among the Adriatic islands, with its 778 meters of height. The mountain boasts the largest black pine forest on the Mediterranan and because of the mixing of the mountain and the sea air Vidova Gora is famous for its natural medicinal qualities. This was also recognized by a Swiss company which has decided to build a health tourism centre worth around 300 million euros on Vidova Gora. The centre should become the first oasis with year …

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[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

At the end of September and beginning of October, in Supetar on the Island of Brač, the traditional autumn event, “Grape and Wine Festival”, will be held. The festival is a week of local cuisine devoted to the “varenik”, a traditional preparation made from young wine, which makes traditional Dalmatian meals even better and tastier. Varenik is used as a condiment and is made by the long cooking and reducing of stum. The ancient Greeks and Romans used it. It is believed varenik is an aphrodisiac, and Roman soldiers used …

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[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Though, in autumn, visitors are more likely to take a walk along the beaches of the Adriatic than to take a swim in the water, one important anniversary certainly deserves attention this year. The bathing area Banj in Supetar on the Island of Brač is celebrating 100 years of existence, and is the Supetar Society for the construction of bathing areas and development of towns. Banj is the first public bathing area on Brač, and one if its most important specialties is that it was designed by Supetar native Ivan …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Most Beautiful beach in the World

According to the British Daily Telegraph, the beach Zlatni rat in Bol on the Island of Brač is the most beautiful beach in Europe. Also, the tourist guide publisher Lonely Planet has ranked Zlatni rat among the ten most beautiful beaches in the world. Zlatni rat is located on the west side of Bol on the mid Dalmatian island of Brač, positioned beneath the Vid’s Mountain, the highest Adriatic insular mountain. It is half a kilometre long and is one of the biggest natural attractions of the Croatian Adriatic coast. …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
An Educational Institution Attractive for Tourists

The stonemasonry school in Pučišća on the Island of Brač recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. It is a unique educational institution, not only in Croatia, but in this part of Europe, representing an attraction for tourists as well. On the occasion of celebrating the anniversary, a book about the school was published. 50 copies were bound in unique stone covers. Though the school itself was founded in 1909, the education of stonemasons on Brač began in 1906 because of the great need for the development of stonemasonry. In Pučišća and …