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Bol - the city and the Bay in the southern part of the island of brač, are located in Dalmatia in front of the split. This is one of the most famous seaside resorts of the Adriatic. Bol is the most popular resort and is the oldest town on the island. Its inhabitants still engaged in farming, winemaking, fishing. Many of them work in tourism. The city has a total of 15 km of sandy and pebble beaches, stretching from Bay Martinican in the East to the blaca Cove in the West. The most famous beach of bol is called Zlatni Rat. This rocky promontory is thrown far into the sea. It is unique since every year it changes a bit its shape and location due to the winds and the sea currents. To it from the city center there is a beautiful walkway closed to vehicles. In the summer here too crowded.

Bol lies at the foot of Vidova mountain (778 m), which is the highest peak of the island of brac, but of all the Adriatic Islands of Croatia. Vidova to climb the mountain as possible by car and on foot by Hiking trail, starting from the centre of bol. Upstairs there is a small tavern where you can relax and have a delicious lunch.

The dynamic development of tourism in Bol started in the 70-ies of XX century. Currently, the city offers many modern hotels and villas and fewer restaurants serving local and international cuisine. Drink creations local chefs made wine "Polski Plavac" - a famous drink produced on the island of brac.

On-site bol built 25 tennis courts, and playgrounds for football, basketball and volleyball. There are many water sports: Windsurfing, scuba diving and underwater hunting.

During your holiday you can visit the gallery Branislav Its which occupies the premises of the local town Hall. Here are a good collection of works of art by Croatian artists.

The archaeological Museum is housed in a Dominican monastery, standing by the sea in the city centre.