Brac is also known as the island of stone and the wind worldwide. Island of stone, because the finest quality stone have been quarried here for centuries by highly skilled and hardworking local stone masons. It has been used to build not only the local cathedrals but also number of other well-known prestigious buildings around the world one of which is the White House.
Island of wind, because according to the surfers, nowhere in the Adriatic there is landward breeze blow as in the channel between Brac and Hvar particularly at the beach known as Zlatni rat, whose shape actually changes depending on the direction of the wind and waves.
Island Brac, the largest island in the central Dalmatian and the 3rd largest among the Adriatic islands mere 6 km from the shores of Split, offering excellent connection between Split Airport and the island for visitors throughout the season.
The highest peak of the island, Vidova Gora (Vitus' Mount) (778 m), is also the highest peak of all Croatian islands. The limestone part of the coast is rocky and steep, while the rest is rather low and pebbly (on the southern side from Farska to Bol, and on the northern side from Sutivan to Supetar). As well as normal ferry lines offering regular services there are private boat transfers to and from Split for people wanting to add a little luxury to their stay on this beautiful island.
Island of Brac is rich in cultural and historic heritage dating back to pre-historic times, home to beautiful characterful small towns with real charm and atmosphere. The excellent cuisine, beautiful bays, famous beaches such as Zlatni Rat Beach in Bol, offering crystal clear blue sea, lush green pine-cladded forests, coupled with high quality hotels and villas pushes the island to the top of the list for Croatia, as it ticks all the boxes for a perfect holiday.