The island of Brač is well known for its stone. In fact, it is so well known that most of the sculptures in Croatia were built out of Brač stone. When you visit Pučišća you'll see the place really nurtures the stone carving tradition. In fact, it is so developed that the stone from Pučišće's nearby quarry is actually built into the White House in Washington, D.C. Most of the aspiring stone carvers are eager on getting at least some of their education in Pučišća's excellent school for stone carving.
If you're planning on having a family vacation in Pučišća, that would be a wise choice. It doesn't lack content, spirit or generosity. That's mostly because of its history. In the past, Pučišće has been through a lot and it got devastated several times as well. However, each time it got devastated it also got rebuilt, even after being burned to the ground in 1943.
When you get a bit hungry, we advise you to explore a myriad of restaurants. Of course, dishes based on seafood are a must. However, if you're yearning for some meaty dishes, definitely check out the taverns here because these offer the best lamb specialties in Croatia. Top it all off with some of the local wines and you're good to go. Oh, and don't miss out on the olive oil in Pučišća either, the islands usually have the best ones because of the amount of sunny days during the year.
As far as accommodation in Pučišća is concerned, there are plenty of options to choose from. Still, do take this advice with a pinch of salt and book your room or apartment in Pučišća a month in advance, just to be on the safe side. Some of you will probably be looking for a certain amount of pampering and for that kind of service there is a nice little hotel in Pučišća that won't burst your bubble. It's one of the oldest buildings on the island, dating back to the 15th century and decorated in a rich renaissance fashion. So, yes, rooms in Pučišća are available in both hotels and holiday villas.
Shops, museums and nightclubs in Pučišća are located in its very center. In fact, you can find various types of entertainment in Pučišća, especially if you're seeking for an active vacation instead lying around the beach all day. You can go sailing, diving, paragliding, biking or water skiing. One more thing, Pučišća is easily accessible because of the fact that Brač has its own airport so you don't need to worry about that. Taxi boats will take you anywhere you want and a well-organized ferry line is your next best thing.