Early Romanesque church of St. Luke


On the hill above Supetar is the 1000-year-old church of St. Luke. It is one of as many as 19 preserved early Romanesque churches on the island of Brač.

Inside the church, there is the oldest preserved drawing of a boat in Croatia. This simple drawing, carved into the wall of the church shows an old sailing ship with two masts from the time of the old Slavic pirate tribe called Narentines.

We recommend that you visit the church before dusk and enjoy the sunset which is beautifully seen from these slopes above Supetar.

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Amazing facts about Church of Saint Luke

Built in the 11th century

Saint Luke's church is the oldest church in the Supetar area, built in the 11th century.

Drawing of a boat

The drawing is very rudimentary but it shows life on the island in the Middle ages.

Ancient sarcophagus

Next to the church, there is an ancient sarcophagus from the Roman era.



Supetar is the largest town on the island, a popular tourist destination with numerous beaches, events and tourist facilities packed in the true Mediterranean soul.
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