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This is the official web site of the Brodarica - Krapanj Tourist Board that will offer you important information regarding Brodarica and the island of Krapanj. We hope that you will become interested in our riviera, which contains 600 beds in various apartments and rooms in private housing. All essential information, from directions to possible accommodations, to falling in love at first sight with the clean sea, beautiful beaches, narrow streets, sun and kindness of the locals...

Panorama of Brodarica and Krapanj
The harvesting of sponges is the prime economic activity of the village
1893 - the first diving equipment is introduced which made sponge harvesting easier
  Figs - traditional Mediterranean culture
Fish for brunch  
Krapanj - the first references to the island where in 1435


The Brodarica-Krapanj Tourist Board | Krapanjskih spuzvara 1, 22010 Brodarica, Croatia
The island of Krapanj

KRAPANJ is the smallest and lowest inhabited island in the Mediterranean covering an area of 0.36 km2 and is approximately 1.5 m above sea level. It is know for its tradition of harvesting and processing sponges. It is 300 m away from the village of Brodarica, its closest mainland...

From the island of Krapanj Sponge gatherers

BRODARICA is a village located along the Adriatic coastal-road, 5 km south of Sibenik. Most of its residents mainly work in the field of tourism. In the village itself and on nearby islands, which can be reached by available boat rentals, there are both sandy and rocky beaches.

The view of the island of Krapanj from Brodarica

The traditional Krapanj occupation is sponge diving and harvesting. The Adriatic sponges are highly valued for their beauty and quality. There are ten crews on Krapanj harvesting sponges and small plants for their processing. Presentations of this process can be arranged for smaller groups.


Phone: ++385 (0)22 350 612

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