Area name: Island Brač
Date of the ride: 16-Nov-2008
Length (km): 52.8
Elevation gain (m): 1280
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Supetar – Vidova Gora is a must route on The Island of Brač. Supetar port is the entry point of The Island of Brač. Vidova Gora is the highest peak of The Island of Brač with a magnificent view on south Dalmatia islands. The trail is fast and easy. The route can be combined with Sutivan – Ložišća, Blaca, Nerežišća – Milna and Bol – Vidova Gora routes.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Split, Supetar.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
The starting point of the route is Supetar. From Supetar ride to the west course on paved road along the coast to Mirca village. At the end of Supetar pass the highway and proceed on the carriageway to Mirca village. In Mirca pass near the church and turn left on the labeled crossroad. The climb starts on the rocky trail. Keep right on the next cross. At the end of the climb there is a crossroad. Turn left to Donji Humac village. Few hundred meters before Donji Humac on the right side of the trail, hidden in the forest, there is Sveti Ilija chapel. From the chapel proceed to Donji Humac village. Keep right on the paved road and descend to Nerežišća. From the main square in Nerežišća proceed near the sports yard and climb to the church situated on the hill. Continue to climb on the rocky carriageway to Vidova Gora. Few kilometers before Vidova Gora there is a crossroad and the carriageway turns into the paved road. On Vidova Gora peak there is radio relay station. Few hundred meters from Vidova Gora peak there are ruins of Sveti Vid chapel. From Vidova Gora peak ride back for about 1.7km, than turn left on the red/white labeled carriageway. Keep right on the next cross and follow the labels until you reach the wide paved road (this is the section of Blaca route). Proceed few hundred meters and than turn left for Blaca. After about 2km there is a junction. Turn right on the unlabeled carriageway and proceed to north west course (you left the section of Blaca route). Keep the ride on the carriageway and don’t turn left or right on any labeled hiking trail. The carriageway ends with the crossroad. Turn right on the paved road to Dračevica village. On the next crossroad turn left to the village and then in Dračevica turn sharp left. Proceed to ride on the carriageway as follows: keep left on first 2 crossroads, than keep straight, turn right, turn right again, keep left, turn right to Gospa od Stomorice chapel (this is the section of Sutivan – Ložišća route). Pass near the chapel, turn right and than turn right again on the carriageway Sutivan – Donji Humac. On the next crossroad turn left and descend back to Mirca. From Mirca ride back on the same section to Supetar. Check above map and below elevation profile, Notes and Gallery of the route.
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references: UST tires are recommended. The best time for ride is during Winter, Spring or Fall. GPS with uploaded route is a must. With The Map of The Island of Brač the routes can be easy combined.
Gallery of mountain biking route:
July 23, 2018
thnx for sharing , grtz from Werner from amsterdam