Location and climate


With is surface covering 395 square kilometers, Brač is the largest Dalmatian island and the third largest island in the Adriatic. The distance between Brač and the mainland varies between 6 and 13km along the Brač canal. Vidova Gora, the peak of Brač, is 778m high, making it the highest peak on the Adriatic islands. At the very top there is a finely laid out Bellevue which provides a spectacular view both of the surrounding mid-Dalmatian islands and of the stunning beach at its bottom in Bol - Zlatni Rat - one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Brač is 40 kilometers long and between 4 and 13 kilometres wide. Brač has many characteristics in common with the mainland, which, combined with the island setting, make it a unique place.


Brač is graced by a proper Mediterranean climate. The summers are long, dry and hot, and the winters mild and rainy. There are more than 2700 hours of sun a year on Brač, making it one of the sunniest areas in Croatia.