Walking and thematic trails
Cultural walk “A day with Rendić” will take you to a walk through the oldest and most beautiful parts of the historical nucleus of the Town of Supetar, to the place where Ivan Rendić (1849-1932), Nestor of Croatian sculpture, born in Supetar, left his mark. Start your walk at Supetar’s seafront, in the front of the monument built in memory to our great man, and then continue visiting the sculptor Rendić’s Street, Vrdolac park, Gustirne district, Ignjat Job Street, “Ivan Rendić” Gallery, allegoric monument “Um”, Supetar seafront, town beach “Banj” and finish it in the beautiful Supetar’s cemetery where you can visit the last resting place of Ivan Rendić and several his works. Enjoy!
Above Splitska there are querries in which stone used for the construction of Diocletian palace in Split was collected. Today that palace is inserted on UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage. Thematic trail “Hercules” will bring you to the querry from the centre of Splitska. We warmly recommend you to visit it. This path is marked by hiking marks with sign-posts and interpretive panels. In Rasohe quarry you will take a rest, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of nature, listen the stories about past and take a look on relief representing Hercules carved in stone. Enjoy!
The hiking trail “Dolcevita” will take you to a walk through a beautiful nature of the island of Brač, bringing you a story about its gastronomic beauty, culture and tradition of living. This trail starts close to “RANJAK” agrotourism, above Supetar and hosts 5 restaurants, taverns and agricultural households, 2 art galleries and family winery. A trail which total length is a little more than 6 kilometres will bring you to Donji Humac and Dračevica – still undiscovered gems of Brač architecture and way of living. Every single facility on this trail offer something autochtonous, 100% locally produced and homemade (olive oil, cheese, grappas and liquors, souvenirs made of stone, lamb, wine, sweet delicacies).
We strongly encourage you to take a walk along this trail and get introduced with all the magic of our way of life. Enjoy and good appetite!
The “Olive paths” walking trail starts in a small and picturesque village Mirca which is since always a homeland of olive growing in the island of Brač. This circular walking trail approximately 6 km long will take you to a walk along olive groves over the village to Prihod – the old irrigation system, introduce you to tradition of producing olive oil, olive species growing on Brač and value of the olive oil in everyday use. Enjoy!
Although 27,6 km long, this bike route is suitable for everyone. It starts in Supetar and takes you to Trolokve and a beautiful Babin laz bay. Continue towards Splitska – an ancient port which delivered the stone used to build the palace of Diocletian in Split (a UNESCO heritage site). Continue along the macadam road from Splitska to Postira. What follows after Postira is a treat for anyone who enjoys countryside and cycling. A macadam road along the sea will take you to a magical sandy bay Lovrečina, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Take some time to go swimming, have coffee or just hang out in the area. Make sure to visit the remnants of the early-Christian basilica of Saint Lovre with a ciborium from the 6th century.
This 15 km long family friendly route takes you from the centre of Supetar, over Mirca, along the north-western coast of the island to Sutivan – a beautiful village whose patron saint is Saint Rocco. The routes mostly goes along the coastline, there aren’t many ascents and is therefore suitable for all cyclists. Enjoy the beautiful countryside, taking in the smells of sea and pine trees, not forgetting to say hi to many walkers, joggers and fellow cyclists you’re bound to meet along the way.
St.Peter is a patron of Town of Supetar. This beautiful but very demanding bike trail (42 km) carries its name. It takes you from the Supetar town center thru picturesque village of Mirca where the demanding uphill off road starts. It lasts up to the begging of Walking and gourmet trail “Dolčevita”. Once you reach the top of the first part of Dolčevita you have to continue towards village of Nerežišća – the ancient island’s capital. Make sure you stop in Nerežišća, next to the church of St.Peter and have a look at the bonsai tree in its roof. It is one of the most photographed details on our island. After Nerežišća, you continue your uphill until the road that takes you directly to Lovrečina – magical sandy beach on the north coast of Brač. To get back to Supetar from Lovrečina, just follow the signs of this bike trails.
This 29,5 km long route takes you through the village of Mirca along the “Olive trek” up to Dračevica – a hitherto undiscovered pearl of island architecture. Once you’ve enjoyed the local wines, continue your route via Nerežišća up to Škrip – the oldest settlement on the island. Saint Jelena is its patron saint and make sure to visit the museum of the island of Brač, as well as the Museum of Oil. The route takes you further towards the sea into the village of Splitska – an ancient port which delivered the stone used to build the palace of Diocletian in Split (a UNESCO heritage site). We suggest you take a break here, take in the smell of pines and the sea, and enjoy some local fish dishes and wine in one of the several restaurants. To get back to Supetar – just follow the bike road signs.
This route of 45 km goes along the road, starting from the centre of Supetar and going to the west part of the island. Passing through Mirci and Sutivan, you get to Ložišća – one of the most beautiful villages of the island, dominated by the bell tower, a masterpiece of Supetar-born and the father of modern Croatian sculpture – Ivan Rendić. Continue along this road to Milna – a beautiful bay and the most western settlement on the island. Go back on the same road, passing again through Ložišća, Dračevica and Donji Humac, where a visit to the local wineries, restaurants and art galleries is a must. An asphalt road from Donji Humac takes you on a descending slope to Supetar, with a wonderful view overlooking the channel of Brač.
This 53 km long asphalt bike route named after Sv. Jere, the protector of Pučišća is a demanding one that takes you to the eastern side of the island of Brač. It goes thru Splitska, Postira to Pučišća where you need to stop and visit Stone masonry school. A very demanding uphill starts after Pučišća, it finishes in Pražnica from where the easy drive thru Brač’s highlands starts. We recommend you to get off the track and visit Gažul, a picturesque Sheppard’s village where you can try great local lamb or cheese specialties. After Gažul take the downhill road to Nerežišća and proceed to Supetar.
This is the longest bike route on the island (180,1km). It will take you through almost all the villages on the island and that’s why it was named after St. George – the patron saint of the island. This is a challenging route, but once you’ve completed it, you can boast that you’ve got to know the island in its entirety. We’ve selected only a few attractions along the way – the bell tower in Ložišća, the church of Saint Peter with a pine tree on its roof in Nerežišća, Zlatni rat beach in Bol, the church of Christ the King in Selca, the early-Christian basilica in Povlja, the stone-masonry school in Pučišća and the museum of the island of Brač in Škrip. Anyone who can prove that they’ve cycled the route and presents the evidence (Strava, gpx, a selfie, etc) in the Tourist office of Supetar, will be awarded a diploma The King of Brač and will be officially ranked.
Vlasnik: Ivan Matulić
Address: Porat 10, 21400 Supetar
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