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Povlja, island of Brac-CROATIA

Island of Brac, CROATIA



In the season 2003 Povlja were declared the most beautiful destination in the category of small tourist places according to Tourist Board of the Dalmatian region.


The island of Brac is the largest island in the Dalmatian region and the third largest island on the Adriatic coastline. Sutvid on the Vidova Mountain (780m high) is the highest peak on Brac and the highest of all the islands. The Vidova Mountain is a beautiful belvedere and guests can get a view of the whole island of Brac as well as Hvar. Not far from the peak of Vidova mountain is the Vicja cave which is 46m deep.

One of the deepest explored caves is the Cave at Matesica and it is 285m deep. The name Brac was first mentioned in the 10th century.The island of Brac is one of the most well known tourist destinations in Croatia. The island, along with its beauty, offers a wide range of entertainment, sports and recreation as well as accommodations which together place Brac right at the top of Croatian tourism.

Included in private accommodations are villas, apartments, rooms and bed & breakfasts. Beautiful coves and small beaches line the Brac coastline. According to many, the two of the most beautiful sandy beaches on the island are, on the northern part of the island, Vela Luka Supetar and Lovrecina, and on the southern part of the island, the most popular of beaches, Zlatni Rat on Bol.             more

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