01 Omiš 12km
Ancient town of Omiš, Omiš churches and Omis fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and the might of infamous Omiš pirates. Today, it is the centre of Omiš Riviera, one of the most beautiful parts of Croatia's Adriatic Coast. Situated in the heart of Dalmatia, with it's true Mediterranean spirit and diversities, Omiš Riviera offers everything you need for an unforgettable holiday in Croatia. Numerous beaches and bays, rich vegetation, fresh air and crystal blue sea make Omis Riviera the perfect place to ecsape the stress and rush of modern life. The beautiful Cetina River and it's canyon, nearby mountain tops and islands, ancient vineyards and olive plantations together form the landscape of extraordinary beauty. For those that prefer active holidays, Omiš Riviera is a perfect destination. Rafting on Cetina River, free-climbing, scuba diving, trekking and windsurfing are just some of the activities that Omiš Riviera has to offer.
02 Makarska 18km
Makarska is one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast, attractive for its nature and good climate, rich in tourist attractions and full of hospitable hosts. Makarska is known for its sandy beach, which is almost 2 kilometers long. The walkways are lined with pine trees and surrounded by luxury hotels, tourist facilities, and gastronomical havens, and there is plenty of fun for both adults and children.
Makarska is located below the mountain of Biokovo (1762 m), which protects it from the harsh continental climate and is responsible for its rich Mediterranean vegetation, mild winters, long, warm summers cooled by a refreshing breeze called maestral.
Makarska has more than 2750 hours of sun each year and the air temperature above 20°C from July to September. During these same months, the crystal-clear sea also averages a temperature of above 20°C.
03 Split 40km
The second-largest city in Croatia, Split (Spalato in Italian) is a great place to see Dalmatian life as it’s really lived. Always buzzing, this exuberant city has just the right balance of tradition and modernity. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a Unesco World Heritage site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old walls where Split life has been going on for thousands of years. To top it off, Split has a unique setting. Its dramatic coastal mountains act as the perfect backdrop to the turquoise waters of the Adriatic. You’ll get a chance to appreciate this gorgeous cityscape when making a ferry journey to or from the city.
Split is often seen mainly as a transport hub to the hip nearby islands (which, indeed, it is), but the city has been sprucing itself up and attracting attention by renovating the old Riva (seafront) and replacing the former cement strolling ground with a marble look. Even though the modern transformation hasn’t pleased all the locals, the Riva is a beauty.
04 Međugorje 85km
Medjugorje is one of the most famous Catholic shrines in the world, located near Citluk, in the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Has about 4300 residents, and it became famous through the apparition of the Virgin Mary, which first started in 1981. The. Since then, this Herzegovini, to Sarajevo, one of the most visited tourist centers, that annually millions of Catholics from around the world. In contrast to the Marian shrine at Lourdes in France, which has six million tourists who became believers commercial real paradise for local caterers, Shrine of Medjugorje is still retained its original charm, where pilgrims find peace in faith. Center of the Shrine of the Queen of Peace, how the Medjugorje shrine officially called, the Church of St.. James in the city center.
05 DUBROVNIK 172km
A walled, sea-battered city lying at the foot of a grizzled mountain, Dubrovnik is Croatia’s most popular tourist destination, and it’s not difficult to see why. An essentially medieval town reshaped by Baroque planners after a disastrous earthquake of 1667, Dubrovnik’s historic core seems to have been suspended in time ever since. Set-piece churches and public buildings blend seamlessly with the green-shuttered stone houses, forming a perfect ensemble relatively untouched by the twenty-first century. Outside the city walls, suburban Dubrovnik exudes Mediterranean elegance: gardens are an explosion of colourful bougainvillea and oleanders; trees are weighted down with figs, lemons, oranges and peaches. With a population of a little over 49,000, Dubrovnik isn’t as large as you might think, and although it sprawls along the coast for several kilometres, its real heart is the compact Old Town.
06 Rafting Cetina
The spectacular rafting experience only a few kilometres away from the sea - on the Cetina River, in close vicinity to the medieval pirates' nest – the small town of Omiš. Due to its ideal position in the very heart of Central Dalmatia, almost halfway between the towns of Split (20 km to the north) and Makarska (35 km to the south), as well as the magnificent beauty and contrast of the sea, the river and the mountains surrounding it, Omiš is the perfect destination for all adventure lovers.The three to four-hour long rafting trip takes you down a 12 kilometre long part of the Cetina course. Starting from the village of Penšići (see map), the rafting route passes through an unforgettable scenery of impressive cliffs, playful waterfalls and numerous rapids and ends at the excursion site of Radmanove Mlinice (the family Radman Mills), where you can take a rest and enjoy the amazing natural ambience of fresh air and a unique scenery, so different from the nearby Adriatic coast.