Brzac is a small village located on the west side of the island of Krk, which is also called Sotovento. There live about 172 inhabitants, mostly engaged in fishing, olive grows, and more recently tourism. It exists from 15th century when Prince Frankopan settled that part of the island.
Tourism in Brzac
Brzac is situated about 1000 meters from the beach. Since it is located at a higher altitude, almost every house has beautifull view of the sea, and the channel between the islands of Krk and Cres.
The beaches are mostly pebble and rocky surrounded by greenery.
Brzac has no built hotels or camps, but for tourist accommodation almost each private house has available apartments and rooms, also vilas.
Near Brzac is Glavotok, the place where you can visit the Franciscan Monastery and the protected forest reserve.
The ferry port Valbiska, which connects the island of Krk with islands of Cres and Rab is 7 km away from Brzac so, for those who spend vacation here , day trips to neighbouring islands are unavoidable.
Brzac is a quiet place, surrounded by beautiful nature, near the sea, and an attractive location for families with children.
It is located
west of the village of Brzac and can be reached by car by a gravel path that starts
in the village. The last 600 meters of the trail are not accessible by car and
must be walked (adequate footwear is recommended). Because of its position cove
is very popular among the sailors, and in the immediate vicinity there is also
a lighthouse. The bay north of this is called Komostrin, and the south is
Marnja. As with all bays and beaches that are not in close proximity to
populated areas, the recommendations are to bring everything necessary for a
Jarjakul Bay is located
southwest of the village of Brzac and can be reached by car on a dirt road that
starts in Brzac.