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Otok Brac (Dalmacie)

Otok Brac (Dalmacie)



Brac, the largest (45 km to 12 km), the highest (780m) and the more varied of the islands of Central Dalmatia, has been inhabited since the Neolithic period.
Brac is located on the same latitude as Corsica and faces the east coast of Italy, is the southern island of Croatia.
There are 15 major sites worth visiting in diving, especially in the unfrequented channel separating the island of Brac to Hvar, but also around the islands of Vis and Solta. Stine Babice with its Roman mosaics, the wreck of the early 19th Tatinja with coins and pottery, Lucica cave whose entrance is 3 m and depth 30 m.
Visibility is often greater than 30 m. Deep caves, tunnels, drop offs are scheduled. We see easily octopus, seahorses, tuna, sea bream, lobster, red mullet, bream, red and yellow sea fans, black coral.
Brac is also famous for its stone quarries. Pucisca career is remarkable the wide and is still exploited.
This is the ideal destination for surfers and those who love water sports.

Brac, la plus grande (45 km sur 12 km), la plus haute (780m) et la plus contrastée des îles de la Dalmatie Centrale, est habitée depuis l'époque néolithique.
Brac se trouve sur la même latitude que la Corse et fait face à la côte Est italienne, c'est l'île sudiste de la Croatie.
On y trouve 15 sites majeurs qui méritent d'être visités en plongée sous-marine, principalement dans le canal peu fréquenté séparant Brac de l'île de Hvar, mais aussi autour des îles de Vis et Solta. Babice Stine avec ses mosaïques romaines, l'épave Tatinja du début 19ème avec ses pièces et poteries, la grotte Lucica dont l'entrée se situe à 3 m et la profondeur 30 m.
La visibilité est souvent supérieure à 30 m. Grottes profondes, tunnels, tombants sont au programme. Nous observons facilement les poulpes, hippocampes, thons, dorades, langoustes, rougets, sars, gorgones rouges et jaunes, corail noir.
Brac est célèbre aussi pour ses carrières de pierre. La carrière de Pucisca est remarquable du large et est encore exploitée.
C'est la destination idéale pour les surfeurs et tous ceux qui aiment les sports aquatiques.
Otok Brac (Dalmacie)
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