Municipality of Nevesinje
A hidden gem of the Eastern Herzegovina region
Traditional Crafts And Handcrafts
Main Tourism Products
Only two kilometers from the village are the nearest inns Drenovik and Kifino Selo with a very long tradition. At a distance of 10 kilometers, there is a restaurant and pansion Stadion.
the oldest and one of the most massive events in Eastern Herzegovina, which has been held for more than a century (since 1875), traditional knightly contests and horse races are in the process of being registered on the UNESCO representative list of intangible cultural heritage. A fair of agricultural products is held as part of the event. The villagers of Bratač regularly exhibit their products, most often cheese from a sack and kaymak. The Nevesinje Olympics is always held in August.
Najpoznatiji proizvodi sela Bratača su sir iz mijeha i Nevesinjski krompir
The most important recreational activity in Bratač
- The Church of the Holy Trinity in Drenovik is the oldest medieval church in Nevesinje
- Roman settlement and medieval necropolis Drenovik (on both sides of the river Zalomka are the remains of a Roman settlement, while the tombstones are near the church and cemetery in Drenovik)
- The largest tombstone necropolis in the Balkans – Kalufi in Krekovi (it is on the list of National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina and on the list of 30 medieval tombstone necropolises that were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016. The necropolis has 462 tombstone of various shapes),
- The historical area of the Necropolis of Tombstones Rajkov Kamen in the village of Mijatovci (it is on the list of National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Zalom,
- Čelebić (Džaferović or Šurković) mosque in Donja Bijenja, municipality of Nevesinje, is on the list of National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- The region of Nevesinje, including Bratač, is characterized by an altitude exceeding 900 meters and a mountainous climate featuring brief summers and prolonged winters.
- As a result of these conditions, the area has developed and maintained a distinctive culinary selection throughout its history. Throughout history, the village has been recognized as a region specializing in cattle ranching.
- As a result, dairy and meat-based products remain the primary sources of nutrition within the community. The Nevesinje potato is a well-known plant species, and the cultivated grains in the area include wheat, rye, barley, and oats. Nevesinje is renowned for its distinctive products, which are representative of the Bratač region.
- These products have been included in the Ark of Taste, a global registry of unique products that are at risk of extinction. The Ark of Taste is overseen by Slow Food International, an international organization dedicated to preserving traditional foods and promoting sustainable agriculture. The items on their list comprise of cheese and kaymak sourced from a sack, tallow, butter, dried boneless sheep meat, and sheep breeds such as podrobac and pramenka.
- The intangible cultural heritage of Bratač village includes significant representations such as Ganga songs, folk toasts, and fiddle songs.