10 Things to Do in Makarska That You Shouldn't Miss

Makarska (pronounced [mâkarskaː]) is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60 km (37 mi) southeast of Split and 140 km (87 mi) northwest of Dubrovnik. It has a population of 13,834 residents. Administratively Makarska has the status of a city and it is part of the Split-Dalmatia County.

1. Nature Park Biokovo

Marineta 16, Makarska 21300, Croatia Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 260 reviews

Nature Park Biokovo

Reviewed By TravellerFaye - Lennox Head, AustraliaLennox Head, Australia

Spectacular

Spectacular national park! The scenes are gorgeous. The roads are narrow with sharp hairpin bends and require excellent driving skills as backing up around sharp corners and getting within a centremeter of guard rails or edges or cliffs is required. Often

2. Biokovo Mountain

Ante Starchevica 32, Makarska 21300, Croatia Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts, Mountains More
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4.5 based on 293 reviews

Biokovo Mountain

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Reviewed By Hepatacyte - Northallerton, United KingdomNorthallerton, United Kingdom

Good view but not for the faint hearted

It is a 23km drive from the ticket office to the communication station and small church at the top of the hill. The road is very narrow in some places with vertiginous drops and is very twisty. The driving per se is not a problem as the road is well maint

3. Makarska Harbour

Makarska, Croatia Sights & Landmarks, Piers & Boardwalks, Scenic Walking Areas
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4.5 based on 331 reviews

Makarska Harbour

Reviewed By danielle m - Miami, FloridaMiami, Florida

Beautiful town and a welcoming people

It is no wonder that Croatia is growing in popularity as a tourist destination. With friendly welcoming residents, broad beaches and great cuisine. It is a place to be.

4. The Peninsula of St. Peter

at Setaliste Svetog Petra, Makarska 21300, Croatia Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks, Other Nature & Parks, Points of Interest & Landmarks More
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4.5 based on 78 reviews

The Peninsula of St. Peter

Reviewed By Karla B

Keep going!

A great walk, which looks like it will never turn into a walkable shore but it does. St Peter has the love lock Bridge, and further on are the ruins/ Chapel. After that, you can get to the Nudist 'beach'. We lay in the shallow pools, and the old men were

5. Svetiste Vepric

Vepric, Makarska, Croatia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 61 reviews

Svetiste Vepric

Reviewed By Arabella48 - USAUSA

A MUST VISIT!

I suggest to visit Svetiste Vepric early in the morning, especially if you choose to walk, it gets hot later in the day. From our hotel, Meteor, it took us good 30 minutes to get there. Take comfortable shoes and water with you too. It is a place that wil

6. Park suma Osejava

Osejava Peninsula | at Franjevački put, Makarska 21300, Croatia Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Nature & Wildlife Areas More
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4.5 based on 37 reviews

Park suma Osejava

Reviewed By Rande H - RykkinnRykkinn

Pleasant stroll on the peninsula

We had a couple of hours to use in the park. We had a toddler who needed a morning nap in her stroller. Although the park trails are well maintained, there are areas that are challenging, even for a sturdy stroller. We had to lift the stroller over the ro

7. St. Mark's Church -- Makarska

Main Square, Downtown, Makarska 21300, Croatia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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4 based on 179 reviews

St. Mark's Church -- Makarska

Reviewed By places2seeplaces2go - England, United KingdomEngland, United Kingdom

Picturesque Church

Although we wouldn’t have been stopped we couldn’t visit inside as there was a service going on when we visited on a Sunday morning & we were not dressed appropriately. The Church though from the outside is in a pretty setting with the mountains behind &

8. Kacic Square

Trg fra Andrije Kacica Miosica 5 | at Listun ul., Makarska 21300, Croatia Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
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4.5 based on 42 reviews

Kacic Square

In this square you can also find the statue of Friar Andrije Kačića.

Reviewed By andrewbO2736JD

Evening Visit

The square is in the old town with a very nice church at the top of the square . The area comes a live at night with lots of very good resturants around the sides of the square and lots of small shops in the streets leading from the square . It's a great

9. Nugal Beach

Makarska, Croatia Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Nugal Beach

Reviewed By Waldekrantz - Stockholm, SwedenStockholm, Sweden

Paradise to most, but all aren't welcome

This beach is a top beach on the riviera. It's a bit tricky to get to since there is no official parking. DO NOT PARK by the road as many other do. Our car was towed away!! Rather look for a parking neat the Tub Blue hotel in Tucepi. OK, this beach requir

10. Shells Museum Malakoloski Muzej

Franjevachki Put 1, Makarska 21300, Croatia Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 57 reviews

Shells Museum Malakoloski Muzej

Reviewed By Kupusar - Cepin, CroatiaCepin, Croatia

Great little fun..

It's a great little museum, we went there with our nieces and they were very entertained, and is also interesting for adults. They have a collection from all over the world. And the most impressive thing is that the display has been untouched for almost 6

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