Bol

Bol island Brac

Bol island Brac

Bol situated in a secluded place, on the southern coast of Brac, Bol is the oldest town of Brac and one of the most famous seaside resorts of the Adriatic.

Bol also features a number of natural beauties. East and west of Bol are numerous shores, beautiful beaches; the most famous – and probably the most beautiful on the Adriatic – is Zlatni Rat. This pebble cape is a unique phenomenon – it stretches into the open sea in the shape of a tongue, with its tip changing the form and moving to one and another side, according to the direction of winds and waves. A story has it that this is the only beach in the world that runs vertical to the coast. Above Bol is the mountain range of Bolska Kruna (Bol Crown), the Illyrian hill-fort Kostilo and Vidova Gora (778 m), the highest peak of the Adriatic islands.
Bol has a years-long tradition in tourism. The Society for Beautification of Bol and Tourist Traffic was established here in the 1920s. The construction of the first accommodation facilities started in 1963, to experience a rapid development during the seventies. Today Bol offers a number of modern, high-class hotels, hotel villages and apartments.
Numerous restaurants in the town offer specialities of local and international cuisine and exquisite wines of Brac (the famous “Bolski Plavac”). Bol also offers many cultural and entertainment programs. The most important event is the folk feast of Our Lady of the Snows (5th of August), in commemoration of the day when, a legend has it, it was snowing here; it is also the day of the Bol municipality.