Bol Travel Guide
Bol Local History
This area has a rich history of religion and Byzantine influence dating back to the 7th century - when the islands were captured and governed by officials of emperor Heraclius. Brac, the island on which the town Bol is situated, was the site of villas built by wealthy people wanting to escape villianous Avars. In later years villagers had to survive plundering by pirates and Turks during the dark ages.A more gentle age introduced the building of monasteries and churches.
Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) - Bol is renowned for this stunning long beach the shape of a triangle which stretches into the sea. A great spot for surfing or windsurfing if you are into harnessing the elements!
Bol Restaurants and Bars
As would be expected on an island, fresh fish and seafood such as scampi are specialities. Cuisine has strong Italian and Hungarian influences.Try Buzara, a Dalmatian dish consisting of scampi, tomato, onion and herbs.
Ribarska Kucica - Kucica, Bol- Enjoy the terrific sea view from the terrace whilst dining (anytime from 11am to 2am). Perfect for fish lovers but if you're not in a fishy mood you can order pizza.
Taverna Riva - Frane Radica, Bol- Open from 8am to midnight, dine inside on cool days but enjoy a table with a view outside when fine.
Tavern "Gust" - Town centre- rustic charm and old fashioned, 20 meters from the water. Hearty fare such as fish or beef stews, marinated fish- traditional Dalmation meals
Bol Bars & Clubs
Disco "Faces" - Liven up at this disco club with a full summer program and space for 2000 visitors.
Troubador bar - Foot tapping live music on the town square.
La Boheme bar - Enjoy a Maraskino liqueur in the old castle setting or a coctail in the lovely garden.
Varadero and Aquarius - Bol - hang ten with the surfers at these cocktail bars.
Useful Bol Links
Bol - information for visitors
Independent travel guide for Bol, island Brac, Croatia. Includes general info, sports, accommodation information.
Bol island Brac Guide
Informative pages of town Bol. Packed tourist guide with informations about: sports, culture, excursions, events, history, photo albums, how to get there, where to eat - drink - have fun, tourist services, private and other types of accommodation (apartments, rooms, houses, hotels, camping sites).
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