What to see - Makarska sights

vepric-makarska-sights.jpg SHRINE VEPRIC
Shrine Vepric is adorned by beautiful scenery with natural cave and the brook, which in appearance reminiscent of Lourdes (France), place of the apparitions of Our Lady, and is therefore dedicated to St. Mary Lourdes. The shrine has a chapel with sacristy, the altar and confessional, and the entire experience of this place is really special for every visitor.
muzej-skoljaka-makarska-sights.jpg SHELL MUSEUM
Shell museum is one of the special sights of the city of Makarska, in which there is a collection of shells from the Adriatic Sea, but also many kinds of tropical sea, which because of its exceptional beauty, color and unusual shape attracts visitors throughout the year. This museum was opened in 1963. in the old Franciscan monastery, which today has more than 4000 shells.
kotisina-makarska-sights.jpg BOTANICAL GARDEN - KOTISNA
On the slopes of a mountain Biokovo in the nature park "Biokovo" is situated an botanical garden, which was founded by fra Jure Radic, a franciscan, and scientist. This is especially the area of plant life that has for the role of preservation and research of plant species of a mountain Biokovo.
crkva-sv-marka-makarska-sights.jpg CHURCH OF ST. MARKO
Sv. Marco is located on the main square which is surrounded by old buildings and historic old town.
sveti-petar-makarska-sights.jpg PARKS
Besides the shrine Vepric, there are especially attractive forested parks on the peninsulas Osejava and St. Peter. Pleasant for visitors, amateurs and nature lovers from which you can see a beautiful view of the city, sea, islands and mountain Biokovo.
makar-makarska-sights.jpg OLD VILLAGE
Makar, Veliko Brdo, Puharic and Kotiština are old settlements above Makarska from which the inhabitants mostly moved to Makarska. Few peoples remain in the villages, but many renew their old or build new houses. This picturesque villages, with its original rural architecture and beautiful views to themselves, the coast and islands, are popular holiday resorts.
If we approach from the town of Split, there is a viewpoint "Cook" for about 20 km near the city, It opens a view over the wooded areas of Vepric, Cvitacke (Biloševac), the long pebble and sandy beaches all the way to the peninsula of Saint Peter and the cape Osejava that protect the city harbor.

Makarska Riviera info


Makarska riviera is a part of Dalmatian coast of Adriatic, about 60 kilometers long and only several kilometers wide, squeezed under towering mountain Biokovo. Sunny climate and long pebbly beaches make this region a popular tourist destination. Bellow you can see short info about several places in Makarska riviera.

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