Brna

Brna is located on the southern coast of the island of Korčula and is a desirable tourist destination. Brna is by road 5 km away from Smokvica and 4 km from the bay of Prižba. In the 19th century, a bay of Brna was an important port for the export of agricultural products. Allegedly it’s already then sailed in and out, over 200 ships per year. Brna has got its name thanks to the ships. The name comes from the Latin word “Taberna”.

This old settlement with a port is located at the eastern part of the bay, while the western part of Brna is ornamented with the peninsula Mali Zaglav and the Istruga bay, which is about five hundred meters, tucked in the Mainland.

On Mali Zaglav is a renovated hotel Feral, which today happens to have 4-stars. The hotel offers rental of boats, canoes, sailing boards and bikes.

In the nearby bay of Istruga recreational athletes can enjoy in tennis, table tennis, indoor soccer or volleyball on the sand. Spacious summer snack – Caffe bar Istruga, often a place used to organize summer concerts and entertainment. Sport-recreational and entertainment center next to the sea is not the only thing that makes Istruga special. In this Bay which ends with the two hundred meters wide sandy beach, there are rich deposits of healing sea mud – Liman. Beside the well known recovery center Kalos in Vela Luka,  Istruga in Brna is suitable for the development of health tourism, becasue of its location and configuration of the soil deposits and medicinal mud. In  Istruga, visitors can also see a prehistoric cave, which can be reached by an arranged path.

In summer days in Brna they have an active sailing center – organized sailing school and sailing equipment available for hire. Vrhovnjak, Crklica and Stupa some of the islands of untouched nature in front of Brna, which can be explored by boat and scooter rental at Brna Rent. A tour of the surrounding islets and coves as well as the island of Lastovo, along with fishing, it is also possible with organized tours. Lovers of gastronomy will enjoy the local foods and fine wines at one of the restaurants of Brna – Bistro Galeb, Zaratak Tavern, while the best pizza can be tasted in the Grill/Pizzeria Žal. Under the pizzeria is located pebble beach Žal with a slide for the kids.

 

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