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must see Blaca

if you like hiking ( 2,5 km from parking or 2,5 km from the sea ) and learning part of interesting... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Zeljan J
rent a quad, get a nice walk downstairs and very nice view at the opposite of the site

We have rented a quad on the island (is cheaper than getting your car back and forth), and is... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Ellezelles, Belgium
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West End, Bol, Brac Island, Croatia
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

if you like hiking ( 2,5 km from parking or 2,5 km from the sea ) and learning part of interesting history no just for Island Brac. This place was on the world map observatory... refreshments are available for purchase . amazing location

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Zeljan J
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We were very disappointed after an enjoyable but challenging hike down the ravine (the 2.5km one) to find that the Hermitage was closed. Its impossible to see what the building even looks like unless you cross over to the other side of the ravine and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

We have rented a quad on the island (is cheaper than getting your car back and forth), and is easier to get there because of bad road. At a certain part of the road there is small wooden buidling and a sign to get to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank olromba
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

A really interesting place to visit. There is quite a walk from whichever direction to approach. We cam from above (Parkplatz Pustinja Blaca) and it took us about half and hour to walk down to the monestry with three kids. It's a good path made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Situated a 3km hike away from the parking lot at the end of a gravel road, one finds this gem hitten in a valley with a amazing view to the sea. But the best is the short tour of the monastery (40kuna) where you can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 814RH
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Hiden monastery abounded by monks but open to a public, easily reachable on foot from the car park some 20 minutes walk on hill trail. Bring some water to cool during the walk. In the monastery, you can also buy some refreshments.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 71danijelai
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to see. Such a rich history of that place, and Croatia in general, that has to be heard. Zoran, the guide, presents the story in a funny, but interesting way. Tour lasts for approximately 45 mins. To get there it’s 30 mins...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ivanzghr
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

After 3 failed attempts we finally managed to visit Blaca Monastry today and were not disappointed. We previously gave up trying to reach it by car from Vidora Gova as the road is much too rough to risk in a hire car and there is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank izzeebee
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We decided on a day tour to visit Vidova Gora and Blaca. Our daughter is 7, so it was obvious to get as close by car as possible. We managed From Vidova Gora to Blaca by following road signs as all our navigations failed to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank zsigac
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Superb historic and architectural Dalmatian jewel.Great hiking tour, scenic views over the Adriatic sea and very interesting guided tour through the Monastery. You get acquainted with so many interesting information regarding the history of the Blaca Hermitage Definately worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank TanjaTB
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August 30, 2018|
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We did the journey from inland, tavelling mainly downhill, and occasionally uphill, and it was a hefty walk that took an hour. We saw folk who had got the Bol ferry and they were tired but glad to be there, but it's a long... More