We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Blaca

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: west end, Bol, Brac Island, Croatia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Book In Advance
More Info
$86.86*
and up
Jeep Safari Kozjak Tour from Split
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 111 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great hike

We hiked here from the water and it was a fun 45 minute hike each way. Definitely wear sneakers or some sort of hiking boots and bring water. Monastery was beautiful!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 27, 2016
BnRadventures2015
,
Los Angeles, California
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Bol

Add Photo Write a Review

111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 57: English reviews
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
120 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We hiked here from the water and it was a fun 45 minute hike each way. Definitely wear sneakers or some sort of hiking boots and bring water. Monastery was beautiful!

Helpful?
Thank BnRadventures2015
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We stayed in Bol and with a car decided to drive to see Pustinja Blaca, which is the site of an old hermitage. We enjoyed the 30 min walk from the parking lot (accessed via a fairly long off-road but fairly easy drive) to the site (and even the uphill walk back – you need suitable footwear), but we didn’t... More 

Helpful?
Thank MervynBibb
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A walk trough Blaca is very beautiful. You can do it from several way's and it's alway's nice to do. It's not possible to come there by car. You need to walk at least 30 minutes, need more a good condition and good walking shoes. It's not a nice paved road.... When you arrive at Blaca it's amazing to see.... More 

Helpful?
Thank RonEnKitty
Level Contributor
29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

An excellent walk down the mountain, fantastic views. The walk down from car park was easy, the uphill walk back up in 30degrees took effort, make sure you take water with you as there are no concessions at the monastery.

Helpful?
Thank Erika J
UK
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I am so glad we managed to get to Blanca. We'd heard a lot about it but had also heard that it was a bit of a hike and being lazy holidaymakers, kept putting it off. But it turned out to be my favourite day on Brac. it's a bit like something out of a movie. You can only get... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gwyneath
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The monastery really is an interesting place. 2 brothers now live there and give you an amazing tour of the building. So much history and artefacts, even my teenage daughter loved it ! The trail down is stoney as suggested in other reviews but if you wear trainers and take it easy it's a beautiful walk and a change from... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lisa W
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very interesting monastery with interesting history. After the 20min walk you can have a glass of domestic wine or some other soft drink at monastery, while waiting for the tour of the interior on your language that are taking place every 30min. After if you want, you can walk another 2,5km to the beach and have a swim. After you... More 

Helpful?
Thank gorana s
Zagreb, Croatia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Lot of walking but it's worth it. Choose a cloudy day and bring a lot of water with you. 2 km walking.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ivis B
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

An absolute must visit whilst on Brač... Utterly worth the steep 2.5km trail to get there. Fascinating history and an amazing place to have been built so far from anywhere. Make sure to take plenty of water and good walking shoes. To get to the walking trail you need to follow signs for Vidora gora you will then start to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bigtangle
Croatia
Level Contributor
83 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

In the middle of island there is special place where priests from Bosnia established small monastery. You can reach it through Vidova Gora by car and then on foot or from Bol by boat and then by foot. Check on the internet for the historical details. I would recommend it to all interested in history and nature and relaxation.

Helpful?
1 Thank t0nk0l

Travelers who viewed Blaca also viewed

 
Sumartin, Brac Island
 

Been to Blaca? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Blaca and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Blaca staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?