Top 15 Activities on Brac Island, Croatia

Brac Island, Croatia, is the perfect Goldilocks vacation place. It’s not too big or too small. It’s not too touristy. There is adventure and nature. Small towns and good restaurants.

Brac is an island off Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast in the Adriatic Sea. It’s smack in between the famous mainland town of Split and the glam island of Hvar.

Brac is just a quick hop from Split via a 60-minute ferry ride, so one day in Brac is feasible. A great way to visit Brac on a day trip from Split is on a guided tour.

Visit the Olive Oil Museum

The museum showcases the old press for making olive paste, as well as other tools used in the ancient process. Back in the day, they used the family donkeys to carry all the olives.



Ogle the views from Vidova Gora

Go for the cooler air and stay for the views.  At 2,559 feet above sea level, the top of Vidova Gora is the highest point on the island. Because it’s more grassy and less stony.


Spend the day at Zlatni Rat Beach

This V-shaped pebble beach juts out into the most transparent turquoise water, which leads to the deepest sapphire blue ocean. So many blues!


Walk the promenade from Bol to Zlatni Rat Beach

The ocean views along the promenade are splendid, and the many life-size stone sculptures along the way are interesting to look at.

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