In the Brač hinterland, only a kilometre away from the sea, lies the culturally rich town of Selca, near which are some of the most beautiful beaches of Brač
Discover everything Selca has to offer
Povlja, a picturesque town nearby Selca, characterized by peace, quiet and cultural heritage, is ideal for a vacation far from the hustle and bustle of the summer heat. Povlja is surrounded by numerous coves, which makes it perfect for enjoying the abundance of sun and crystal-clear sea
If Povlja is your destination, don’t miss visiting one of the most spacious sacred buildings of its kind in Croatia, the early Christian basilica with a baptistery from the 6th century. This is the place of origin of the famous “Povaljska listina”, one of the oldest and most important Croatian monuments written in the Croatian Cyrillic script whose template dates back to 1184.
Escape to your own
Explore Selca, Povlja, Novo Selo and Sumartin, places of culture, history, hidden beauty, and friendly people. This part of the island of Brač is ideal for visitors searching for authentic and unusual experience
The cultural heart of Brač
The entire town is, in a way, a cultural haven with monuments visible round every corner. This is exactly why Selca is rightfully called “the cultural heart of Brač”
Are you passionate about nature, seaside, active vacation or culture? We’re assured that everyone will find something to their liking here
Cultural monuments in Selca
Selca has 14 monuments and 30 memorial plaques with inscriptions, the most per capita on the entire island. The first monument in the world to the writer Leo (Nikolayevich) Tolstoy, after his death, was erected right here in Selca.
Make your stay
Here are some suggestions on everything you need for a comfortable visit. Find activities to do and spend your time exactly as you prefer. If you need a place to stay, we prepared a handy list of hotels.
Due to its micro-location, Selca is an ideal starting point for one-day trips to surrounding destinations. Discover the authentic Dalmatia