SUPETAR, 13 January 2020 – A new 135 km long circular walking and tourist trail on Brac will connect the 12 most attractive historical sites and the most picturesque locations of Central Dalmatia’s largest island.
The Via Brattia trail will be a challenge for recreationists and hikers, but also for real adventurers in search of a new experience.
Along the trail there are a number of historical attractions such as the chapels of St. Spiridon, not far from Sutivan, and St. Martin above the village of Bobovisce, the attractive Blaca Hermitage, the Dominican monastery in Bol and the Franciscan monastery in Sumartin, St. Ivan Basilica, Mirje, Lovrecina bay, Dragon’s Cave above Murvica, where Glagolitic priests lived, Podsmrcevik, which is one of the five hamlet villages, the stonemasonry school in Pucisca and the Brac Island Museum in Skrip.
To see all 12 exceptional localities on Via Brattia, you have to go through most of Brac’s towns, including popular tourist centres like Supetar, Milna and Bol, to places like Mirca and Lozisce, but also to the most beautiful bays on the island like Smrka, Faro, Rasotica and Lovrecina.
The new Brac trail is ideal for all walking enthusiasts, whether it is an easy walk, fast or Nordic walking. The trail is set to attract lovers of active holidays to which Brac is a favourite destination.
“With the support of all local government units on the island of Brac and the Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Board, this ‘Around Brac’ trail is a joint project of all the tourist boards of our island and the municipalities of Pucisca and Nerezisca. The production of the map is near the end, and the business of marking has been taken over by the Mountaineering Association ‘Profunda’. After completing the marking and printing of the map, Brac will finally get a beautiful hiking and tourist trail,” said Ivan Cvitanic, director of Supetar Tourist Board, which is the starting and ending point of Via Brattia.
The walking trail and its map should be ready by spring 2020. Some of the attractions on the trail below.