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Things to do in Brac

Brac is the island found closest to Split and is known for its charm and beauty. With tranquillity and opportunities for adventure, this island is picture-perfect with something for everyone.

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So, you're off to visit the beautiful island of Brac, the sun is shining and relaxation surrounds you. There is no better feeling, right?

This beautiful island boasts a range of things for you to indulge in. From stunning beaches to historical landmarks, Brac offers a diverse range of activities for you to dive into! So, if you would like a little bit of inspiration of what to do during your stay, you’re in the right place.

Zlatni Rat Beach

Experience pure bliss at Zlatni Rat beach, aptly named the Golden Horn Beach due to its mesmerizing shape and stunning golden sand. This idyllic destination is the epitome of summer, allowing you to bask in the warm sun and immerse yourself in its serene atmosphere. The crystal clear waters surrounding this magnificent beach offer a plethora of activities for everyone - whether it's lounging on the shore, taking a refreshing dip, or indulging in thrilling water sports. Zlatni Rat's expansive size ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy. Once you've had your fill of seaside adventures, why not treat yourself to a delightful culinary experience? The beachfront has an array of superb restaurants where you can savour the delectable seafood that Brac island is renowned for. Come and discover the perfect harmony between natural beauty and gastronomic delights at Zlatni Rat beach - where moments make memories to last a life time.

Zlatni Rat Beach in Bol, Brac Island

Vidova Gora

Discover the wondrous Vidova Gora, the highest peak among all the islands of Croatia. Embarking on this sensational trek is made easy with clear signposts starting from the charming Town of Bol on the scenic south coast of the island. Enjoy a leisurely hike, taking approximately 3 and a half hours in total, to reach the superb summit towering at 780 metres above sea level before making your way back. When you finally reach the summit, an awe inspiring panoramic view awaits you. From there, you can marvel at the breathtaking vistas of Brac's Zlatni Rat Beach, as well as the neighbouring islands of Hvar, Vis and Korcula, along with the stunning Croatian mainland. To add to this amazing experience, there is a bar with picnic benches found at the peak that is exclusively open during the summer season. It's the perfect spot to enjoy a cold refreshment while soaking in those magnificent views.

The View of The Dominican Monastery from the Vidova Gora, Brac Island

Water Sports

With its clear, azure waters, the enchanting island of Brac is a beckon for water sports enthusiasts. Dive into thrilling adventures such as windsurfing, paddle boarding, or even bask in the magical hues of the sunset while kayaking. Brac has an array of exhilarating options to cater to every water lovers desires. The renowned Zlatni Rat Beach is where a wide range of exciting water sports awaits both novices and experienced enthusiasts. For the adrenaline lovers out there, you can get your heart racing with exciting activities like parasailing. Alternatively, if you're seeking a more tranquil experience this summer, why not try snorkelling. With an abundance of options available, rest assured that there is a perfect water sport for everyone to enjoy!

View and book a Sunset Kayaking Excursion here.
Watersports at Zlatni Rat Beach, Brac Island.

Wine and Olive Tasting

Croatia has gained quite a reputation for its exceptional wine and olive oil, and Brac certainly lives up to that expectation. With its unspoiled olive groves and stunning vineyards, it makes the perfect pairing for a special treat. Whilst in Brac, try to make a visit to the Museum Uja, where you can delve into the rich history of olive oil production and indulge in tasting some produce that Brac has to offer in their wonderful tasting room. Additionally, Brac is home to several esteemed wineries, including the popular Stina Winery. Make sure you take advantage of the glorious sunshine as you savour their delectable offerings amidst breath-taking vineyard vistas.

Click here to learn more about the Museum Uja.
Click here to learn more about the Stina Winery.

Boat Tours

During your stay in Brac, you will have an abundance of boat tour options to choose from. These private tours cater to various durations and destinations, ensuring a tailored and unforgettable experience for you. Prepare to be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring sights such as the magical Blue Lagoon and the enchanting Blue Cave. You can also explore neighbouring islands including the renowned Hvar Island or the picturesque island of Vis, famous for being the filming location of Mamma Mia 2. The possibilities are endless, allowing you to create cherished memories during your time in Brac.

View and book a Blue Cave and Hvar Town, 5 Island Tour here.
View and book a Blue Cave island Hopping Tour, including Vis here.
Visit the Blue Cave from Brac Island on an organised Boat Tour.
Set sail from Brac to explore more hidden gems of the Adriatic.


Supetar, a charming town in Brac and is renowned for its marvelous architecture that graces the fishing town and harbour. This quaint town truly embodies perfection. While exploring Supetar, make sure to leisurely wander through the local markets and treat yourself to delicious delicacies at the waterfront restaurants, immersing yourself in the relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere. For those who love to learn and experience culture, you will not want to miss out on visiting the Church of St Peter and the adjacent museum after satisfying your appetite with a delectable meal.

Supetar Town, Brac Island

Brac Monasteries

If you're a history and culture enthusiast, then this is definitely something you don't want to miss out on. Brac boasts two stunning monasteries that were once home for monks but have now been transformed into captivating museums. The Blaca Hermitage Monastery can be found nestled within a rugged, rocky cliffside where its magnificent structure has been transformed into a captivating museum, where the rich history and fascinating stories of this monastery come to life. The Dominican Monastery can be found on the sea shore near Bol Town. Since originally being built, the monastery has since been renovated and added to after an earthquake in the 17th Century with its museum, offering an in-depth exploration in to its historical significance and a chance to marvel at its grand architecture.

The Dominican Monastery, Brac Island.
The Blaca Monastery, Brac Island

So, whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, cultural exploration or culinary delights, Brac has something for everyone. If you would like to book any private excursions or have any questions about visiting Brac, then speak to our knowledgeable team who are more than happy to help.