One of the best known travel portals Global Grasshoper has recently published a list of 15 most beautiful small towns in Europe, among which Pucisca on the island of Brac have found its place. Pucisca is a small place located in the beautiful cove on the north side of the island Brac and there you can enjoy a real Dalmatian atmosphere. The well known portal states that places like Pucisca are the reason why Croatia is such a desirable destination. What makes Pucisca even more beautiful are the gorgeous houses with white roofs, constructed from the famous Brac stone. The locals nurture centuries-old tradition of making Brac stone from which some of the most beautiful churches and palaces in Dalmatia are built. In the center of the city you can find stonemasonry school that you can visit during the summer months and nearby there is a quarry. Pucisca will amaze you with its clear see and friendly hosts that will make your staying unforgetable. Be sure to try Brac specialities: a well known brac lamb, sheep cheese and local wine and as a souvenir you can take a bottle of extra virgin olive oil. If you need a good rest, Pucisca is the best choice for you.
During the summer time in Croatia there is a great choice of sports activities. Lots of beaches are well equiped with sports facilities or there are sports fields in the nearby so the lovers of active vacation can enjoy in diving, water polo, beach volleyball, etc. Windsurfing lovers won't be disappointed, too. There are few places on the Adriatic coast with suitable conditions for windsurfing.
We will mention the most famous of them which are suitable for learning and recreational surfing because of the wind Maestral. The most attractive surfing location in Croatia is definitely Bol on the island of Brac. There are a few windsurfing centers in Bol and they organize many surf contests so over the years it has become meeting point for surfers from all over the world.
The second most famous windsurfing destination on the southern Adriatic is a small town Viganj on the Peljesac peninsula. In summer months in Viganj, school of windsurfing is organized, as well as the national championship in Formula windsurfing discipline. In Viganj you can find the accommodation in private apartments and rooms or in the nearby camps.
The most famous windsurfing destinations in northern Adriatic and in Istria are Punat and Baska on the island of Krk, Premantura near Pula and Medulin.
One of the most beautiful Dalmatian islands is the ideal place for weekend travels. We recommend visiting Korcula in June and July, before summer crowds. This gorgeous island where Greeks settled in 6th century BC, will amaze you with beautiful beaches and bays, rich vegetation, cultural heritage and excellent food and wines.
The most attractive part of Korcula city is medieval core, surrounded with walls, which hides many churches, beautifully decorated palaces and old houses built in gothic – renaissance style.
According to the legend and many historical documents, in Korcula in 13th century, a great explorer and traveler Marco Polo was born. You can visit the house where he was born in the city center. You should visit wonderful Marco Polo museum which shows seven most important events from his life, in the original way. You will have a chance to see how his journey through the desert and his visit to China looked like. There is also a presentation of the sea battle between Venice and Genoa which took place in the 13th century near the island of Korcula. Marco Polo took part in it as a captain of the ship. After that battle he ended up in prison in Genoa where he wrote about his journey to China. A famous work called Million came out of those writings.