Apartments Romana

Postira • Island of Brač • Croatia

Activities

 In Postira there are tennis, basketball and soccer playgrounds, surrounding secondary roads are perfectly suitable for mountain bike ride. There are possibilities of boat, car, bike and motorbike renting, panoramic flights above islands, daily excursions by hydrofoils around island or to the adjacent islands, SCUBA diving and other possibilities of entertainment. We can also organize on your request adventure of rafting and canoeing on the river Cetina.

https://www.visitbrac.com/tours.php?category=5


In the first place for your well-being is exactly enjoying bounties of the sea, whether through early morning walks when you breathe in iodine-rich vaporized sea air, through relaxation in the sea or on the beach, or through swimming when all your muscles are put to work. Ever since ancient times, beneficial effect of the sea on human mental and physical health has been known. Island Brač is widely known for its crystal clear sea and beautiful beaches surrounded by Mediterranean growth and aromatic plants. Blue sea, warm sunshine and light breeze, along with everything previously said, is a winning formula for stress relief caused by modern, fast lifestyle. Just relax, enjoy and let nature find the way to you.

http://alternativa-za-vas.com/en/index.php/clanak/article/secret-maritime-climate

Among numerous beaches on the island there is unique sandy beach "Lovrecina" hardly four kilometres distant from Postira. There is shallow water even eighty metres from the shore, which is perfectly suitable for children. There is a large parking shaded by the trees and restaurant that make this beach comfortable for whole day stay.

Bicycle riding, trekking and hiking are all very popular forms of recreation. Island Brač is rich with trekking and hiking paths, many of which are suitable for recreationists. We would recommend a walk by the sea, without climbs on the gravel road to the beach Lovrečina (4km), to a small village of Splitska (2,5km), or to ethno-eco village of Dol by asphalt road 3km inland.

http://www.postira.hr/en/dol-ethno-eco-village

For walks with hills and climbs, we would recommend a walk to antique site “Mirje” (2,5km) or to inland village of Škrip (4km) where you can visit  Museum of island Brač or  Olive oil museum. For those aiming for higher fitness level we would suggest hiking route Postira-Bol, total length of 21km. The route connects island's north and south, with hiking duration of about five hours. Along the way you will find many cultural and natural landmarks. You can plan your return by regular bus line Bol-Postira. Beside the recommended ones, there are also numerous other routes and paths in all parts of the island, each with its own beauty and distinctiveness.
Printed maps with marked trekking and hiking routes will be waiting for you in your apartment.

http://www.takeadventure.com/map-of-the-island-of-brac/

https://www.earthtrekkers.com/hiking-vidova-gora-brac-croatia/

Island Brac is an exquisite destination for cycling. Brac has the most cycling tracks of all Adriatic islands. Over 20 of them are marked, along countless other paths and tracks that are just waiting to be discovered.

http://www.dalmatia-bike.com/en/filter-bike-trails/?keyword=&regija=island-brac&tezina=&tip_staze= .

The beauty of views and sights of island Brac; picturesque small towns on the shoreline and in island’s interior, hidden coves, olive gardens, wineyards, old shepards’ settlements, thick pine forests...are best experienced on a bike

For the fittest and ones with the most endurance there’s a spectacular route: Postira-Sumartin (via the highest peak of Adriatic islands – Vidova Gora at 778m above sea level); Sumartin-Makarska (by ferry); Makarska-Sveti Jure (highest peak on Croatian coast and second highest in all of Croatia – mountain Biokovo at 1762m above sea level) and back.

http://www.dalmatia-bike.com/staze/biokovo-tour/

Our apartments are an excellent starting point for your adventures. For our dear guests, our garage is free of charge during April, May, June, September and October for storing your bicycles, kayaks, canoes, SUPs, mopeds, motorbikes etc.

Furthermore, there’s a room for 2 adult bicycles and 2 child’s bicycles on a stairway rest near the apartments entrance.

Gastronomy is various and rich. In the town as well as on the island there are plenty of restaurants where everyone can find something to satisfy ones taste (fish, shells, all kind of meat, pizza and other domestic and international dishes). There are several excellent supplied shops, butcher shop, bakery, green market, post office, medical care...

Cultural events, poetry evenings, music and dance, competitions in traditional sports, fisherman's evenings, exhibitions etc. will make your stay more interesting and fulfilled. Here you can find authentic souvenirs made of Brac stone as well as pieces of art made of olive woods.

Beauties and treasures of the island Brac have always been interesting to the numerous conquers and riches of different cultures they brought are visible in plenty of monuments scattered all over the island. Adjacent to Postira there are remains of the ancient Roman's villae rusticae, basilica of early Christian period from sixth century and in vicinity of the town parish church recently discovered and conserved remains of large medieval basilica. Not far away from Postira, in the oldest settlement on Brac - Skrip, is location of Museum of the island that holds a lot of exposits talking about tempestuous history and heavy life of the inhabitants through past.

Monastery "Desert Blaca" where friars were living through XVI century, retreating in front of the Osmanlian conquest is impressive and wide famous. They have studied astronomy, they wrote a lot of scientific books and also were very proficient in music. Friars held a school for children from surrounding villages and spreaded culture. They lived exclusively on their work, own agriculture products and fishing. The museum and " Desert Blaca" as well as other cultural and sacral objects are opened for visits.

Advantage of vicinity of Split and it's numerous cultural monuments among which cultural value of Diocletian palace is emphasised (built under Roman Emperor Diocletianus from 295. - 305. year and is under UNESCO protection as a world cultural heritage), should be used for personal cultural enrichment.