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The island of Brac is the largest in Dalmatia also the third largest in the Adriatic Sea. It is situated between Split and Hvar. After a short 90 minute journey (flight + transfer) you can enjoy your holiday on Croatia`s most beautiful beach namely Zlatni Rat.
The island manifests itself on the one side in tame coasts, beautiful beaches and bays at the crystal clear sea, small and delightful villages. On the other side through their quarries, old churches and ermitage, olive grove as well as interesting communities.
Brac is the island of sun, stone and sea, renowned for its famous white limestone, which is known throughout the world. Limestone, originating from Brac was employed in the building of many magnificent structures such as the White House in Washington and the Parliament building in Vienna.
Bol, a dreamy fishing village with a small harbor, is situated on the southern shore of the island of Brac. In the village you can obtain multifaceted impressions, on the one side this place is impressive because of their fantastic beaches with crystal clear water. On the other side, the village impresses with an unique landscape and cultural highlights! Furthermore you can find a lot of shops, restaurants and taverns. At the end of the village, a beautiful walk from Bretanide, lies the Dominican monastery with a museum and botanical gardens.
The main attractions in Bol are the unique view over the "Vidova Gora" and the most famous beach of Croatia - "Zlatni Rat". The rugged rock faces of the mountain shields Bol in the back, meanwhile the "Zlatni Rat" extend to the sea.
The "Vidova Gora", is the highest peak of the Adriatic Island, with 778 meters above sea level. On a clear day, it is possible to see many Dalmatian islands and you will have a view over Italy.
The beach "Zlatni Rat" is a spit of white shingles stretching out into the sea for 500 meters, which is formed by wind and waves. The head of the beach stands out in the west, and sometimes in the east - depending on wind changes and ocean current changes.
The small but definitely modern vine cellar "Prva Dalmatinska Vinarska Zadruga" built in 1903 accomodates today a small exhibition as well as a sales room with a big choice of vines.
The Dominican monastery, by the 15th Century, is situated in a idyllical location, its surroundings offer wonderful beaches. The garden is planted with Mediterranean plans. A museum with century old manuscripts, books and documents is located in the monastery. The monastery invites visitors to linger.