Makarska the Capital of the Makarska Riviera in Croatia

Makarska the Capital of the Makarska Riviera in Croatia, Makarska, Croatia (B)

Leaving the harbour-side I was soon immersed in cool shade tangy with the scent of pine. Wild cyclamen carpeted the ground around me. They resembled lilac coloured jewels studding a rich brown mantle. Occasionally, through the trees I glimpsed the sparkling, profound blue of a calm sea and the bright azure of a serene sky. It was peaceful, relaxing and uplifting all at once. I was walking around Cape Osejava. Across the sparkling water I could see the Peninsula of Saint Peter. These two fingers of land protect the Croatian town of Makarska that nestles in the crescent between them.

Saint Peter’s Peninsula is also wooded and criss-crossed by paths that lead to its various places of interest. When I walked over the peninsula I had approached it from the permanent souvenir market between the town and the main beach. Beyond the market a large, pebble beach stretches around a large bay. Dramatic back cloth of the mountains that tower above the town and the two islands, Brac and Hava, just off its shores. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Makarska the Capital of the Makarska Riviera in Croatia
Guide Location: Croatia » Makarska
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valery Collins
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • church of Saint Peter
  • Malacological museum
  • Franciscan monastery
  • Church of Saint Philip of Neri
  • Town Museum
  • Kobona Kalelarga
  • Astronomy Observatory
  • Hotel Biokovo