Excursions and day trips from Makarska
Makarska is one of the major traveler spots in Dalmatia with kilometres of gorgeous beaches. It has an ideal geographical placement that makes it possible for you to take different one day or half day excursions.
Krka is one of the most stunning Croatian national parks, named after the river Krka that it encloses. Its 7 travertine falls and rich living world consists of some infrequent bird and fish species, give Krka an remarkable and diverse natural value. Inside the park, visitors can stroll around and enjoy in the magnificent surroundings, can explore ethnography demonstrations, freshen themselves in a number of dining establishments, have boat trips ... This nature sensation should consequently, certainly get on the top of your adventure checklist.
Without having any suspicion, Cetina is one of the prettiest rivers in Croatia where you can enjoy the magic of a rafting and cannoning adventure. It is located in a lush area of an unaffected nature and bordered by charming small settlements. You will have the chance to see how this river has found its way via fields and high cliffs generating falls and lakes encompassed by lush greenery and grand canyons. Rafting is suitable for everyone from 7 years of age and for all levels of fitness. No knowledge is required. The adrenalin that this journey provides you will most likely make this journey an unmemorable one.
The Red and Blue lakes
The Red and Blue lakes - situated in the Imotski area, are hydro and geomorphologic phenomenon (64 km from Makarska). Both lakes has some outstanding proportions that in fact makes them some of the biggest sinkhole lakes in the world, the blue lake has high cliffs sides as much as 900 meters high, the red lake has virtually vertical Cliff side that make it a little bit terrifying for individuals like me with height issues to look down the whole. Many scuba divers have tried to find the bottom of the red lake, till now the have just succeeded to figure out that the red lake proceeds into a cave 280 meter below the surface. A amusing detail regarding the red lake is that is practically impossible to toss a stone into the water.
Nature Park Mountain Biokovo
The Mountain is quite appropriate for strolling and treking, with Vosac peak (1,422 m) just 2 kilometres from Makarska town center (on a properly signposted track). The sights from Biokovo are magnificent, on the clear day you can observe all Dalmatian islands in addition to big part of Dalmatian shoreline to the south, and to the north, small towns of Vrgorac and Imotski and their bordering settlements. In some cases, when it's really clear, visitors can see a top of Monte Gargano in Italy as well. As Biokovo Moutain is positioned just "at the rear of" Makarska, the simplest way is to first reach Makarska (if touring from somewhere else) by bus. The nature park Biokovo prevailing over Makarska Riviera, is the fantastic destination for botanists along with trekkers and bicyclist. The charm of Biokovo has constantly caught the attention of travelers and tourists and you are most likely to be delighted too.
Town of Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik is a amazingly untouched walled town on the Adriatic Sea shoreline of the very south of Croatia. Even though its human population rarely goes beyond 40,000, it's one of the most popular traveler spots of the Mediterranean and specified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site ever since 1979. Dubrovnik is steeped in spectacular style and sculptural detail, and includes amazing churches, abbeys, museums, and water fountain. The most famous site that determine the visage of the historic town of Dubrovnik and give the town its unique and world known credibility are the undamaged town wall structures; the walls encompass the town with a overall length of 1940 metres. This complex citadel, one of the most attractive and strong fort systems on the Mediterranean, is made of a variety of fortress, strongholds, casemates, pillars and freestanding citadels.