Welcome to Brač

Brač is an island in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia in central Dalmatia, with an area of 396 km2, making it the third largest island in the Adriatic, and thus the largest in Dalmatia. Its tallest peak,Vidova Gora , or Mount St. Vitus, stands at 778 m, making it the highest island point in the Adriatic. 

The island of Brač is endowed with magical bays and covered with forests of cypress trees. In its pastures, goats graze on aromatic grasses which gives their cheese a special taste. Brač's sunny hills are covered with vineyards, whose grapes produce an excellent wine. From long ago, in the surroundings of the place Pučišća on the Northern side of the island, are found the quarries from whose stone the people of Brač build their homes and the same stone is used for White House in Washington and Diocletian's palace in Split.
The oldest place on the island, Škrip, has fortified walls of the Illyrian settlement from the 3rd century, and besides that, in the Roman Radojković castle, you can visit the Museum of the island of Brač, with its rich collection of stone and ethnographical remains. Nerežišća, located in the central of the part of the island, once was the main centre of the island, up until 1828, when Austria gave Supetar the advantage. Here there is the baroque church of Saint Mary, certainly the most monumental church on the island, and especially interesting is the chapel of Saint Peter from whose stone paved roof of the apse grows a tree. 

The island of Brač is situated in Dalmatia and Mediterranean in whose gastronomies and cuisines the most represented are the fish and seafood. In gastronomy of the island of Brač dominates – lamb! Although a rich gastronomic offer of the island abounds of fresh fish and seafood, excellent wine and virgin olive oil, the island of Brač history and lifestyle have directed its gastronomy to lamb, cheese, milk and dairy products.