OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Sightseeing in Makarska - what to see. Complete travel guide

An unusual town named Makarska is located in the vicinity of Oseyava and St. Peter peninsulas in Dalmatia also known as a cultural, economic and sport center of Croatia. The location of the town is truly picturesque as east to the Cape of St. Peter you will find numerous marinas and a port, while the western part of town is notable for ribbons of emerald beaches that steadily turn into a magnificent waterfront Marineta.
The embankment is the location of numerous hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars and other facilities that traditionally attract tourists and locals by their unique originality and beauty of Dalmatian landscapes. Kacic Miosic’s Square is the heart of the town and the location of St. Mark Church. The church is surrounded by Old Town, which is an ancient region of Makarska famous for its narrow streets where sun can hardly break through the shadows of overgrown vines. The streets in this part of the town resemble paved Mediterranean mazes. Franciscan monastery is an amazing building from the architecture point of view. The monastery is situated in the southeastern part of town. An interesting fact - a part of wine cellars in the monastery is dedicated to Museum of Shells. Makarska’s climatic conditions are really favorable as the average annual temperature here reaches 16 degrees by Celsius. This allows enjoying spectacular views and various activities almost all year round in this part of the world.
However, magnificent beaches still remain the main pride of Makarska. The beaches stretch along whole perimeter of the coastline. They are also considered among the best beaches of the Croatian territory. The beaches feature a wide range of water sports and other activities, so everyone will here find something interesting. Due to the advantageous geographical position of Makarska tourists can easily visit Dubrovnik and Split, or get to Sumartin by regular ferry boat rides. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Reference information
Map of all castles
Castles in Makarska and around
♥   Castle 'Starigrad Fortress' , 30.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Mirabella Fortress' , 30.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tvrdalj Castle' , 36.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ljubuški Fortress' Ljubuški, 45 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Hvar Fortress' , 48.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Makarska
♥   Nature Park 'Biokovo' , 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Ošjak (Vela Luka)' , 46.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Marjan' , 54.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Mljet' , 66.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Krka' , 105.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Makarska from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Livno Town

From the series “Small flamboyant towns painted with Van Gogh colors”
The Franciscan museum with an extensive collection of historical artifacts and The Gorica Gallery are sure to appeal to art lovers. The town is nice for quiet measured rest. There are no noisy entertainment venues, so Livno is often visited by tourists with children. The best time to rest in this picturesque area is summer. Many hotels feature swimming pools. There is an incredibly beautiful park with fountains and sculptures in the downtown. … Read further
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Makarska

Search touristic sites on the map of Makarska

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Sightseeing in regions nearby Makarska

All about Makarska, Croatia - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Makarska, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Makarska in few days.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
ESP 401, Eindhoven
5633 AJ, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018