Supetar is a real island town and the biggest Brač’s village. A real heart of the island located in its northern part. It is also an excellent starting point for exploring this beautiful, diverse and very interesting island. Supetar is also administrative, cultural, economic and touristic centre and has a very good ferryboat connection with Split.
Once Supetar was port leading to Nerežišća – historical island’s capital in the inland. Name Supetar (from St Peter) was mentioned for the first time in 1423 whilst current urban features got during the 17th and 18th century when he got inhabited by Donji Humac inhabitants. In 1997 was granted a City status.
The Supetar area covers nearby places: Mirca, Splitska and Škrip.
Supetar abounds with points of historical heritage which is not surprising as its history goes back to the period of Roman emperors. The aforementioned is proved by remnants from 6th century: Early Christian mosaic close to the Parish church and villa rusticate at the St Nicholas promontory, close to the town beach Banj.
In Split region, Explore Dalmatia organizes trips that allow you to immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Split. You can explore the ancient Roman ruins within Diocletian’s Palace, wander through the vibrant streets of the old town, and even take a boat trip to the nearby islands to experience their pristine beaches and captivating landscapes.
We handpicked 5 beach destinations in Split area. Check out the whole list by clicking the button under our Top 5, or click on the beach and get directions to each spot.