Dalmatian bicycle routes - Brac

Dalmatian bicycle routes - Brac

Cycling is getting more and more popular among tourists all over the world, thus the increase of bicycle routes in Dalmatia and especially on the island of Brac.

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Brac, the largest Dalmatian Island and the third largest island on the Adriatic Sea is becoming more and more popular among cycling professionals and enthusiasts. Thus, the recognition from the local authorities and investment in cycling infrastructure all over the island. All of the bicycle routes are well equipped with signposts and rest areas from which you can enjoy spectacular views over the beautiful nature that surrounds you.

How to get to Brac?

Town of Sumartin on Brac island

Town of Sumartin on Brac island

Reaching Brac is quite straightforward. The location of this beautiful island makes it a very desirable location for a summer vacation. Situated near the second largest town in Croatia, Split, and having an airport of its own makes this island easy reachable both for airplane and car destination guests. A sufficient number of daily ferry lines from Split to Brac both during the winter and especially during the summer is also a reason for the popularity of this island.

What to see on Brac?

World-famous beach, Golden Cape is situated on Brac and the highest island mountain on Adriatic, Vidova Gora, is towering over the island with its 780 meters height. From the top of Vidova Gora, the view stretches over the town of Bol and the Golden Cape.

Golden Cape

Golden Cape

Via Brachia bicycle route

In this blog, we will write about the Via Brachia bicycle route and some of the most beautiful villas on its path.

Description of the route

Via Brachia 36,7 kilometers long route is made of 10,9 kilometers of asphalt and 25,8 kilometers of macadam road. This bicycle route runs parallel with state road and at its highest point, it takes you over 400 meters above the sea. Going westbound to the Brac airport route there takes 180 degrees turn and runs back towards the starting point. Along the entire route, lots of rest stops can be found. These stops are ideal for taking a moment to rest and with all senses experience the beautiful, almost untouched, nature that surrounds you. You can almost feel the serenity that slowly overwhelms your entire body.

Cycling vacation

Cycling vacation

The starting point of Via Brachia is in the center of Selca, a small town known for beautiful stonemasonry work that can be found all over the town. The best example of Selca inhabitants’ skill is the Church of Christ the King that with its 45 meters high church tower stands in the middle of the town.

Church of Christ the King, Selca, island Brac Ante Perkovic commons.wikimedia.org

Also, in Selca, you will find a statue of Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy which is the first statue dedicated to this writer since it was erected soon after his death.

From Selca, Via Brachia takes you through and near towns and hamlets of Sumartin, Puntinak, Osridke, and Posmrčevik.

Where to stay on Brac?

For your vacation to be a complete success you will surely need a home base to plan your daily adventure. Bellow, we bring you villas that are satiated in the vicinity of Via Brachia which makes them an ideal place to start your bicycle adventure on Brac. All of the presented villas are luxuriously equipped to provide you with well deserve recuperation after your cycling adventures across the island. Private chef dinners, massages, boat mooring, gym, and on-site yoga instructors are just some of the services you will find in these fabulous villas. The amazing service and hospitality of the villas staff accompanied with delicious local food and excellent wines will certainly make your next holiday on Brac island one of the most memorable.

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream

Imagine arriving at this beautiful five-star villa after all day spent cycling across the island and immersing yourselves into the crystal blue sea just meters away from the villa.

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream with Pool

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream with Pool

Or you can let the warm water of the jacuzzi completely overwhelms your body and relax you completely.

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream with Pool

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream with Pool

Vacationing at this amazing villa you can expect to be pampered like royalties. Additional services like grocery delivery, spa treatments, daily housemaid service, and organizing a private chef to cook delicious meals just for you are also available.

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream with Pool

Luxury Villa Sweet Dream with Pool

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco can accommodate up to 14 guests which makes it an ideal place for a larger group of cycling enthusiasts to make it their base camp.

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco with Infinity Pool

Summer kitchen and a wooden barbecue is the perfect place for you to prepare delicious feasts. Also, private chef service can be organized so you just need to sit at the dining table and enjoy the marvelous feast that is prepared for you and your friends.

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco with Infinity Pool

Afterward heated infinity pool is an excellent place to relax after all day cycling. For those wanting to cool down properly, the sea is just meters away from the villa.

Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco with Infinity Pool Luxury Villa Sogno Bianco with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher

Nestled between pine trees and crystal blue bay this holiday home is an ideal choice for a great vacation on Brac island.

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher with Pool

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher with Pool

Mesmerizing view and sea just meters away will leave no one indifferent. The outdoor dining area is a perfect place to spend evenings surrounded by scents of the Mediterranean.

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher with Pool

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher with Pool

Heated swimming pool, direct access to, 4 bicycles, 2 kayaks, 2 SUP, and a private boat mooring just adds to the superb experience that Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher offers to its guests.

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher with Pool

Luxury Villa Dreamcatcher with Pool

Luxury Villa Notturno

This stunning villa offers everything you could ever expect out of a dream vacation.

Luxury Villa Notturno with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Notturno with Infinity Pool

Comfortably accommodating 13 guests it is an ideal place for a larger group or family.

Can you picture yourself returning to this amazing property after all day exploring the island and enter the hot tub or a sauna for some relaxation? Or just dive into the heated pool or the refreshing sea just meters away from the villa.

Luxury Villa Notturno with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Notturno with Infinity Pool

A private chef, in-villa massage, or even a yoga teacher can be organized for you during your stay.

Luxury Villa Notturno with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Notturno with Infinity Pool

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature

Magnificent villa Sounds of Nature can accommodate 14 guests that will lack in nothing during their stay. Sea is just 12 meters from the house and you have your own private access.

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature with Pool

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature with Pool

Facing South view from the terrace or balcony is simply spectacular. Surrounded by pines and Mediterranean herbs this five-star holiday home exudes serenity and relaxed vibration.

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature with Pool

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature with Pool

At guest disposal, there are 4 bikes, 2 kayaks, 3 stand-up paddles, and table tennis.

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature with Pool

Luxury Villa Sounds of Nature with Pool

We hope that our blog on Brac island and Via Brachia, one of many bicycle routes on Brac island and in Dalmatia, will entice you to choose this magical island as your next vacation destination and that upon returning home you will write us about your experience.

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