Brac is one of the largest islands in Croatia. It is separated from the mainland by the Brac Channel, from the island of Solta by the so-called Splitska Vrata and from the island of Hvar by the Hvar Channel. The highest peak of the island is Vidova Gora (780 m) is the highest peak of all Croatian islands.

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Brac has a good ferry and boat connections with Croatian mainland (with Split, Makarska and with Dubrovnik)  and it also has its own airport. The most popular tourist place is Bol with its popular sandy beach Zlatni Rat.

The favourite tourist destinations are Supetar, Pucisca and Milna. An especially pleasant climate, abundant vegetation and beautiful beaches are a great bonus for people who visit Brac.

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Sumartin is a village and harbour on the south coast of the island of Brac. This is a farming, olive growing, tourism and fishing community. Sumartin has handy ferry connection with Makarska on the Croatian mainland. The village was established in mid 17th century by refugees from the coastal region of Makarska fleeing from the Turks. Therefore, even nowdays, Sumartin is the only place on the island of Brac in which the Stokavski dialect, or standard Croatian, is still spoken. The Franciscan monastery in Sumartin, built in 1747 and founded by Croatian poet Andrija Kacic Miosic, has its own archives and museum. The museum has recently been modernized and displays several Venetian Baroque paintings, unique hand drawn multicolored navigation maps and charts as well as medieval jewelry and ethnographic collection. Pre-Romanesque church of Sveti Nikola, with dome from 10th century, is located on hill Glavica above Sumartin village. It is considered to be the votive church of the seafarers, having maintained its sacral function up to now.

Milna is a uniquely positioned 17th century fishing village situated in a natural harbour at the western end of the island of Brac. Milna is located about 20 km from Supetar and has population of about 700 people

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