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Blaca

West End, Bol, Brac Island, Croatia
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BEST THING TO SEE

This route made me open my account, people need to know how cool this place is! If you love nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sarah7982018
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Milnathort, United Kingdom
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Highlight of my Holiday to Croatia

The Monastery at Pustinja Blaca was simply amazing,full of interesting artifacts and mind blowing... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Mark M
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“bring water” (7 reviews)
“boat trip” (8 reviews)
“guided tour” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
West End, Bol, Brac Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This route made me open my account, people need to know how cool this place is! If you love nature and hiking do not miss this place! Desert in the middle of Adriatic!!!!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Monastery at Pustinja Blaca was simply amazing,full of interesting artifacts and mind blowing history. Although there is No photography allowed inside the Monastery,the expert guide Zorda will narrate the whole story from beginning to end of how Blaca Hermitage came into existence. Finding the...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

If you want to see some history on island Brac in Croatia i would recommend to visit Pustinja Blaca. The staff who manage Pustinja Blaca is very nice and they tour us around and give us lots of info. We were there in september, temperatures...More

Thank Bernard M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

All day long walking through wild and astonishing nature. At the end of path opens Pustinja Blaca. What to say, it is a monument of hard working man in everlasting fight for survival. Everything you see yo will remember for a long period of time.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite things that I did in Croatia. We hired a boat in Bol to bring us here and pick us up, then walked the 45 minutes up and down to the monastery. The setting is amazing, stunning, so beautiful. The...More

Thank Mel C
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

It is something worth seeing but road to viewpoint is the worst ever. We came from Milna and our car needed service after that.Take water with you and do not go without phone.

Thank Maja S
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you choose to come independently by road expect a 2kilometer drive down a poorly signed boulder strewn dirt track. It will take all your driving skills to gingerly navigate without tearing the underside of your car to shreds. Eventually you reach a spacious car...More

Thank y0ungs4
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely not worth the 2km walk trough mountains and such a bad road to reach the place. Also, I recommend to wear comfortable shoes, because the footpath was made of big rocks. If you come here it would be the best to take a tour...More

Thank laurgie
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

To get to the monastery you have to walk for around 30 minutes. I recommend wearing hiking shoes! The monastery is nice. They told us there are some nice beaches if you continue walking 30 more minutes. It is harder to go back to the...More

Thank marialacroata
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

After a pleasant boat trip from the town of Bol, to the starting point of the climb to the monastery we had a very nice hike to the monastery. Its a stony climb about 2Km you need to have basic condition to reach the Top....More

Thank wodanza
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ACJHuddersfield
14 September 2016|
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Response from TheOnlyMrsM | Reviewed this property |
Please don't rush this trip..Leave yourselves plenty of time...as others have said its quite strenuous and best enjoyed with no time constraints.
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