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The largest villages on Brac:
The island hosts:
- the most famous beach on the Adriatic: Zlatni Rat in Bol
- White stone quarries whose stone is also in the White House, USA
- Vidova gora - the highest peak of Croatian islands
- Pustinja Blaca - hermit monastery in the hills (desert) containing some peculiarities like the first printing machine & the largest telescope of its time (famous for its priests who were progressive astronomers)!
- Dragons cave where christians hid from Turkish invasions
- Plethora of Roman ruins and Iliric influences
- The island those name Brac is not connected with a settlement on the island :) (for example, island Hvar also has a settlement called Hvar)
- very old settlement Skrip is inlands and was the first settlement on the islands (Ilirians and Celts)
Brac in numbers
area: 395 km;
length: 40 km;
average width: 13 km;
highest peak: Vidova gora, 778 m;
settlements: 22 (plus 12 smaller villages, and 5 abandoned villages)
2700 hours of sunshine in a year;
air temperature in winter 8, 6 °C, in summer 23, 8°C
In the summertime it is too hot to work, in the winter - it is too cold :))
- Pros:Has an airport and lots to see
Once you arrive in the village, turn left towards the centre where you will find the church of St Helen of the Holy... more travel advice
In the 12th century, as Croatian influence faded (Croatia became part of Hungary) Braè was able to gain and keep... more travel advice
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