What to see in Makarska, best beaches on the Croatian Riviera, what to do in the Dalmatia area included in the Biokovo national park.
The Makarska Riviera is located in south-central Dalmatia, it includes the stretch between Brela in the north and Gradac in the south.
The Makarska Riviera, which takes its name from the largest city of this stretch of coast, extends to the foot of the Biokovo mountain range, which boasts the highest peak in the country, Sveti Jure (1762 m.), From the top of which you can enjoy a splendid panorama of the undulating mountains that slope down towards the sea and the islands.
This area corresponds to the Biokovo National Park, characterized by karst fauna and flora, where it is possible to walk a geological path, or visit the Botanical Garden of Kotiyina, the Tucepska Vilenjaca cave and the Chapel of San Giorgio, a destination for pilgrimages.
At the foot of the rocky walls of Biokovo, there are old villages, with ancient rural architecture, as well as holiday resorts, where the white pebble beaches have fresh pine trees behind them, which surround this wide long inlet. about 60 Km, overlooking the Adriatic Sea.
The villages that follow one another on the Riviera are Brela, Baska Voda, Promajna, Bratus, Krvavica, Makarska, Tucepi, Podgora, Drasnice, Igrane, Zivogosce, Drvenik, Zaostrog, Podaca, Brist and Gradac.