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Supetar

Located in the north of central Dalmatia's largest island, Brac, is the enchanting, small town of Supetar. The town is located diagonally opposite of the Dalmatian city of Split found on the mainland. This makes an excursion to Split easy and a must, especially because Supertar has the main port of the island with ferries running every hour to Split. Supetar is the main town of the island of Brac. Visitors will find a great number of gastronomic offers, as well as a lively nightlife. In combination with a lot of sun in the summer, Supetar offers ideal conditions for a successful holiday in Croatia. In Supetar there is an average  of 235 days of sunshine a year, especially in the months of May to September. In these months, the Mediterranean climate entices guests to take a swim in one of the beautiful bays.

Beaches in and Around Supetar

About 4,000 people live in the approximately 30 square-acres community. Their main source of income is tourism, but there are also many fishermen and olive and grape growers. Supetar is located partly on a peninsula. In and around Supetar there are various pebble beaches which lure swimmers. The city beach "Vlacica" is located directly behind the yacht marina and is ideal for a cool-down plunge in the water between shopping and sightseeing. The Vlacica Bay, which is also known as the Bay St. Peter, is one of the most beautiful sights in Supetar and promises fun and holiday delights. The beach Banj "Uvala Banj" is ideal for families with small children because it falls gently into the sea. The special Mediterranean flair can be experienced by visitors on the White Horn "Bili Council" with its delightful fine pebbles and azure sea. In and around Supetar, active vacationers will find plenty of opportunities to try out interesting sports on water as well as land. Here you can find surfing, diving and several sailing schools. The surrounding area is perfect for walking or cycling.

Tourist attractions in Supetar

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Located in the north of central Dalmatia's largest island, Brac, is the enchanting, small town of Supetar. The town is located diagonally opposite of the Dalmatian city of Split found on the mainland. This makes an excursion to Split easy and a must, especially because Supertar has the main port of the island with ferries running every hour to Split. Supetar is the main town of the island of Brac. Visitors will find a great number of gastronomic offers, as well as a lively nightlife. In combination with a lot of sun in the summer, Supetar offers ideal conditions for a successful holiday in Croatia. In Supetar there is an average  of 235 days of sunshine a year, especially in the months of May to September. In these months, the Mediterranean climate entices guests to take a swim in one of the beautiful bays.

Beaches in and Around Supetar

About 4,000 people live in the approximately 30 square-acres community. Their main source of income is tourism, but there are also many fishermen and olive and grape growers. Supetar is located partly on a peninsula. In and around Supetar there are various pebble beaches which lure swimmers. The city beach "Vlacica" is located directly behind the yacht marina and is ideal for a cool-down plunge in the water between shopping and sightseeing. The Vlacica Bay, which is also known as the Bay St. Peter, is one of the most beautiful sights in Supetar and promises fun and holiday delights. The beach Banj "Uvala Banj" is ideal for families with small children because it falls gently into the sea. The special Mediterranean flair can be experienced by visitors on the White Horn "Bili Council" with its delightful fine pebbles and azure sea. In and around Supetar, active vacationers will find plenty of opportunities to try out interesting sports on water as well as land. Here you can find surfing, diving and several sailing schools. The surrounding area is perfect for walking or cycling.

Tourist attractions in Supetar

The charm of the Croatian island town is not only a result of its Mediterranean flair, but also from its long history. The ruins of the Roman 'Villae Rusticae' is telling of the city's history. It is an ancient Roman villa, whose remains today are located under a cemetery. Also worth seeing is the neo-Byzantine style mausoleum of Petrinovic family built in 1914. This can be admired in the cemetery at Cape St. Nicholas. In addition to the pompous mausoleum there is the church of St. Nicholas. Here the wonderful work of the stonemason and sculptor Ivan Rendic has found its home. The surrounding church cemetery with its numerous chapels, tombs and grave stones reveals rich Croatian culture burial customs. Also worth more than just a curious look is the Church of Saint Maria Annunciation built in 1733. This church is beautifully designed from the Baroque era, which is dedicated to St. Peter and in its interior houses rich treasures of religious inventory.

Excursion Opportunities

On the island of Brac, there is the well-known summer resort of Bol with its beautiful, pebble beach "Golden Horn" (Zlatni Rat) which projects magnificently into the sea. It is closely located to the idyllic village "Dol" which is about 2 km away towards the interior of the island from the coast. Its  picturesque village setting entices visitors to take a leisurely stroll. Here you feel like you have been transported at least a century back into time and feel the traces of the way people lived years ago here. "Vidova Gora" is the highest point on the island. With a nearly 800 meter altitude, visitors can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view over the whole island, including the mainland opposite and the southern islands of Hvar, Korcula and Vis. The island of Vis is ideal for a day trip destination, and is especially recommended for those seeking tranquility, for wine lovers and for those interested in archeology. The wine Vika Vugava is famous for its first-class quality. The island of Hvar also makes for a great day trip destination. This queen of the Dalmatian islands is considered one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world.

 

 

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Beach Vlačica

Central Dalmatia, Brač Island, Supetar

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Beach Vrilo

Central Dalmatia, Brač Island, Supetar

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Beach Bili Rat

Central Dalmatia, Brač Island, Supetar

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Beach Vela Luka

Central Dalmatia, Brač Island, Supetar

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Beach Banj

Central Dalmatia, Brač Island, Supetar

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