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Šuplja stina (Hollow cliff) or "Biokovsko oko" (the Biokovo eye)

The Hollow Rock or the Biokovo Eye is situated on the top of Biokovo above Brela and is another in a row of natural phenomena. This is an “eye” that was carved by nature in the Biokovo rocks and, because it is so special, it causes awe and admiration, and not only in the locals. Through the rock one can see the entire Brela and the coastal area and it seems to each visitor as if the very mountain of Biokovo, by means of its eye, carefully monitors all the events at its foot and the ...

Nevistina stina (Bride’s cliff)

Legend has it that there was once a great love between a young girl and a young man who were fatally turned to stone at Nevista. The Nevistina stina is a passage which was once was the only connection between the Littoral and the Biokovo hinterland and it is also a beautiful viewpoint. According to the legend, a young girl from the “upper” parts, probably from Dalmatia hinterland, was intended to marry in the Littoral area. Her mother was against this love but above all, was ...

Bukovac (1290 m)

Bukovac is a beautiful wooded valley on the North-Western part of Biokovo located between Šćirovac in the North and the Ovčja pola in the South. The starting point is at Gornja Brela and the rise takes about 3 hours. It is rather pleasant and not very difficult. Even in summer the walk is pleasant because the path leads mainly through the forest. A mountain shelter was built here at approximately 1,030 m where you can spend the night, upon previous agreement with the mountaineering ...

In Memory of Giants

This was one of the most beautiful and best known pines in Brela. It grew from the very stone and was over 300 years old. It was destroyed due to lack of attention when constructing the Soline Hotel in 1983. Under its rich foliage Nikola Bijanković (1645-1730), a bishop of Makarska and a lover of Brela, used to sit and meditate; he indebted in many ways the inhabitants of Brela. After a victory over the Turks at Sinj in 1715, he built the church of Our Lady of Victory in Brela (nowadays the ...

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The Blue flower award 2012.

Croatian National Tourist Board BLUE FLOWER action includes evaluating the tidiness of Croatian coastal resorts as a whole and the individual elements.

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