Famous for its stone, some of which was used to build the White House in Washington DC, Diocletian’s Palace in Split, many cathedrals, monasteries, and parliament buildings. Brač is known for its high-quality olive oil and attractive bays. The most famous spot on the island is Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) beach in Bol that changes its shape following the wind and sea currents and sea.
Brac Island is well known for its limestone quarries and beautiful white pebble beach – Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn). It prides itself with beautiful bays and the production of high-quality olive oil. The island offers picturesque seaside towns, villages, and resorts that show off traditional architecture and scenic sites. Brač is the largest island in the central Dalmatian archipelago, separated from the mainland by the Brac Channel. Islands’ highest peak is Vidova Gora, with 778m height; it also makes for the highest summit across all of Croatia’s islands.
For centuries, the quarries of Brac have been a source of building a stone. Possibly the most famous buildings on which the white stone was used is the White House in Washington DC, and Split’s iconic Diocletian’s Palace listed as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Many cathedrals, monasteries, and parliament buildings are built from the distinctive white stone that produced in the town of Pucišca. The island’s natural and historical heritage is traceable back to prehistoric times. Wherever you explore, on the island of Brac, you will discover some hidden gem or treasure. It could be a local landmark attraction, a gorgeous beach, or gastronomy that is traditional and authentic.
The oldest town on the coast of Brac also happens to be one of the most popular destinations for visitors to the island. Bol is a stunning tourist oasis where you will find one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Stretching out over 10km, the white pebbled Zlatni Rat alters its shape consistently to form a unique landscape. Kostillo Fortress and the towering Vidova Gora are Situated high above the beach. The island is dotted with stunning historic architecture, dating as far back as the 11th and 12th centuries.