Selca is small village, population of 900, on the south part of the island Brac in the Split’s archipelago. The village is two kilometres away from the coast, settled 114 meters above sea level. Selca is first mentioned in the 12th century, although it is proud of a small Croatian church (St. Nicola) from 11th century, situated on a hill upon ancient quarry. Selca is the center of the island’s sculptor activities. Thus, the village has pretty squares, houses, villas and monuments.
Nearby, are the tourist zones of Punitnak and Ruzmarin, and the beautiful beaches of Radonja, Spilice and Žirje. Selce is also known for its excellent food and active night life. It has small restaurants, a discotheque and the village holds local festivities that last all night long.
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Sutivanis a harbour town in the extreme west of the northern coast of the island of Brac, 7 km west of Supetar; population 641. Chief occupations are farming, wine production, olive growing, fishing and tourism. A park with a palm alley is situated at the end of the cove, on the former moorland. The coastal strip along the village has been forested (Aleppo and star pines). Smaller yachts can berth in the port; large vessels anchor in front of the port. Mostly pebble beaches make Sutivan a popularholiday spot.
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Supetar with a population of 3,062 is the largest town and main ferry port of the island of Brac. Everything you need is here andclose at hand: restaurants, shops, banks, post offices, market, cinema, library, health care services, various sports facilities.Free concerts, theatrical shows, folklore festivals and numerous other events are offered as part of the Supetar Summer of Culture.
The town allows you to enjoyan island lifestyle, and it's frequent ferries (more than 14 trips daily during the summer) allow fast access to the city of Split for day trips.
Other well known towns on Brac include the towns of Bol and Milna. Otherless known towns of Brac offer a more tranquil andpeaceful vacation, and they include: Sutivan;Splitska;Postira; Pucisca; and Sumartin.
Things To See And Do:
- The Supetar Summer of Culture organizes varous cultural and entertainment programs.The town festival of St. Peter and Paul takes place on June 29th.
- Excursions are offered to the nearby islands and to the other areas of the island of Brac such as: Blaca desert, Vidova Gora, Zlatni Rat (Bol), Museum of Bracin Skrip, stonemasonry school in Pucisca.
- Rent a scooter and explore the island on your own.
- Sports and recreational activities are offered: tennis courts, soccer playgrounds, beach volleyball, diving, and other water sports activities.
- Stroll the town and explore the shops, street galleries, and wine cellars.
- Of course, Supetar offers a beautiful peeble beach shaded by pinewood.
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Sumartin is the youngest fishermen's- village on Brac. The ferry-port in Sumartin connects a part of the island with the land. It is worth to visit the Museum of the monastery of fra Andrija Kacic - Miosic which has very worthy paintings (among them especially the early baroque Last Supper from the second half of the 17th century). The documents written in bosancica from the period of 1665 - 1755 are also very valuable.
Chief occupations are farming, viniculture, olive growing, fishing and tourism. Situated on the regional road running along the island; ferry port and connection with Makarska. The village set in the vicinity of the big quarries, used the stone for the paving of lanes, for the dents (the nails) on the house walls, for the doorways and for the stone seats in the shade of the clumps of trees in the Sumartin yards.
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Splitska is a small harbour village on the northern coast of the island Brac with a population of 395, just 7 km away from Supetar. The coves Zastup and Splitska offer fine beaches and pine forests. Splitska lies on regional road running along the island. Smaller vessels can anchor in the cove with a beautiful beach and forest of pine. The settlement emerged in 16 century as the family Cerinić-Cerineo from the neighbouring village of Škrip built citadel in the cove in 1557. Splitska represents an ideal resort for those who prefer a peaceful holiday. It is also an ideal destination for those fond of walks in the nature: a 45 minute walk (3 km uphill) to Škrip, 30 minute walk to Postire, and 30 minutes more to Dol.
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