Vela Luka

  • Petar”) received the name of Supetar. The place quickly became a major commercial and trading centre for the products of the island with the Mainland. Despite changing Dominions (Austria, France, Yugoslavia), the city has kept always a certain autonomy, in contrast to the tourist destination distinct BOL in the South still the a small Dalmatian fishermen town atmosphere in Supetar. The sights of the city are mainly religious buildings, notably the Church of SV. Petar”in the old town; It was built on the ruins of two earlier churches in 1773 and impresses many gravestones, altarpieces and a Gothic font. While more modest but equally worth a visit is the brilliant white mausoleum of the family Petrinovic already shines from afar and shows the richness of the island, the adjacent church of SV.

    Nikola”with two early Christian sarcophagi; the Romanesque church of St. Lukas (11th century) one of the oldest representations of ship Dalmatia wall engraved is located slightly above Supetar. A major secular building is the town hall with the City Tower and a beautifully decorated Hall. The five beaches of Supetar are all of the City Centre easy to reach and covered with gravel. An exception is the Uvala Banj”, a very flat, fine sandy beach, which is especially well suited for families.

    “the City Beach are popular Vlacica” and the beach Vela Luka “with its shady trees. Water sports enthusiasts can in the sea swimming, snorkeling, diving or surfing; land is the possibility for hiking or cycling trips in the surrounding area. “For a cup of coffee or a drink in between caffe bar La Dolce Vita is recommended” directly at the port, local specialties (fish, lamb) you can E.g. in the bistro Ziza”or in the restaurant Vinoteka” enjoy; “dinner, the bars XXL curl” and Monaco”in the pedestrian zone, to dance it then enters the discos Fenix” and next “-super holiday in Supetar.