Island of Brac

Brač is the island famous for its stone quarries, some of which were reportedly used to build the White House in Washington DC, Diocletian’s Palace in Split, many cathedrals, monasteries and parliament buildings. Besides the stone, Brač is known for its quality olive oil and beautiful bays. One of the most famous spots on the island is definitely Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) beach in Bol, whose shape changes with the currents of the wind and sea.

Brac At A Glance

How to get there: Ferry, catamaran or private boat – all available to book through our travel experts

Population of Brac: 14,434

What to See on Brac: Visit the stonemasonry school in Pucisca, hike to the highest point in the Adriatic at Vidova Gora for stunning views, visit the famous Zlatni Rat beach, visit charming Skrip, the oldest village on the island

Towns to visit on Brac: Supetar, Sutivan, Milna, Bol

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Cruises to Brac

  • Unforgettable Croatia, Croatia, Split

    7 Night Deluxe Cruise from Split

    Explore the beautiful Dalmatian islands on this return deluxe cruise from Split, on a new ship with overnight stops in Split, Korčula, Mljet, Pelješac, Hvar, Bol and 2 nights in Dubrovnik.
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,895
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Unforgettable Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia

    7 Night Deluxe Dubrovnik to Split Cruise

    Enjoy the wonders of the stunning Southern Dalmatian Coast as you set sail on our deluxe Dubrovnik to Split cruise. Watch the islands go by from the comfort of your cabin balcony or sun deck. Discover magnificent UNESCO listed Old Towns including Dubrovnik, Split, Korcula and Trogir. Enjoy fresh oyster and wine tasting experiences along with a visit to the enchanting Blue Cave and stunning Mljet National Park.
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,595
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Hvar, Unforgettable Croatia, Stari Grad

    7 Night Superior Dubrovnik to Split Cruise

    Our Superior Dubrovnik to Split Cruise is a captivating one-way journey from the stunning Old Town of Dubrovnik to the Roman built town of Split with stops in Mljet, Korčula, Vis, Biševo, Hvar, Brač, Omiš & Split. Enjoy a week of island hopping in affordable comfort and style.
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,295
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Croatia, Dubrovnik, Unforgettable Croatia

    7 Night Superior Split to Dubrovnik Cruise

    A fabulous one-way Split Dubrovnik cruise along this breathtaking coastline, with stops at the charming towns and islands of Split, Omiš, Brač, Hvar, Biševo, Vis, Korčula, Mljet & Dubrovnik. Visit the magnificent Dalmatian coastline in relaxed comfort and affordable style.
    • 7 Nights
    • Price From: $1,295
    • Board: Breakfast & Lunch
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Things to do in Brac

  • Zlatni Rat beach

    Visit the Golden Horn beach

    The paradise Golden Horn beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Adriatic and a recognisable panorama of Bol. The very tip keeps changing its shape constantly due to the influence of winds, waves and sea currents. Top up your tan and enjoy the beautiful views from the pebble beach. For the more active, the beach is renowned for surfing.

  • Granite quarry wall mural

    Discover beautiful white stone that built the White House (USA)

    Known for its striking colour, this famous stone has been used for many important monuments throughout history. The White House is the best known one, followed by Diocletian’s palace in Split and many more.

  • Bol City, Brac

    Discover the beautiful seaside town of Bol

    Gathered around a compact marina, the old town of Bol is a delightful place made up of small stone houses and winding streets dotted with pink and purple geraniums. Take a stroll down narrow cobbled roads for a full Mediterranean experience and enjoy the many buildings marked with interpretative panels explaining their cultural and historical significance.

Restaurants in Dubrovnik

  • Restaurant Mali Raj, Brac

    Restaurant Mali Raj

    Mali Raj translates as “Little Paradise” and this gorgeous restaurant located high above Croatia’s most famous beach, doesn’t disappoint. Choose from selection of shady tables throughout the garden. Traditional food is presented in pretty but unfussy way. Order at least 24 hours in advance to try the delicious “peka” meal.

  • Restaurant Ranc Brac

    Restaurant Ranc

    Lovely, Hearty Croatian food with a picturesque, vie – covered terrace/ Be sure to reserve ahead of time then enjoy delicious platters that are designed for sharing.

Hotels in Brac