Here you will find useful information about the history and culture of the island, geographical location, climate, nature, gastronomy and entertainment on the island.
Brač is the third largest island in the Adriatic. Brač is a famous tourist island, with rich tourist offers in summer. The island of Brač offers numerous opportunities for an unforgettable holiday. Its land marks are often described using superlatives – the tallest island, the most beautiful Adriatic beach, some of the oldest remains... such descriptions come to vivid life in front of the islands visitors' eyes. They will experience the Dalmatian landscape trading places with beautifully maintained olive groves.
Interesting fact about this hermitage is that it started as a cave where hermits used to hide before Turk invasions. The cave was separated into several spaces for various purposes - kitchens, sleeping rooms, cellars, ovens etc. Later, true masterpieces were added to it, which were made from the island's white stone, who became ivory colored during the years. Among other things, you can visit the observatory and a library. While you approach this unusual architectural work of art, you will fell like approaching a fairytale castle.
The Dragon's cave and ornaments in it constitute an interesting sight which we highly recommend you to visit. Glagolitic monks inhabited the cave during the 15th century. There are several other caves on the islands (Stipančić, Dutić and Dračeva luka) and they show how such a way of living was usual. The Dragon's cave is full of ornaments showing unusual characters, dragons and mythological beings, which easily evoke worlds of elves and witches.
Vidova gora is the highest mountain on the Adriatic islands. It was named after St. Vid church situated on its top, which is today in a ruinous state. On top of Vidova gora there is a house with a restaurant and stone tables and benches from where you can enjoy the view over other nearby islands of Korčula, Vis and Biševo. When the weather is clear and sunny you can see as far as Apennines.