Makarska is one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast, attractive due to its natural and climatic characteristics, a variety of tourist offers and hospitable hosts. The sandy and pebble beach is almost 2 km long and it was, and still is recognizable today. Beside the paved pine promontory, there are various tourist facilities, comfortable hotels, catering facilities with gastronomic specialties, and plenty of entertainment for children and adults.
Makarska is located at the foot of the mountain massif Biokovo (1762 m), which protects the continental climate from penetrating and has a lush Mediterranean vegetation, mild winter, long and warm summers with a refreshing maestral. The sun shines more than 2750 hours per year with an air temperature of more than 20°C from June to September, and the clear sea from June to October has a temperature above 20°C. Secured shelter and shelter for bad times, sometimes sailors, pirates and merchants , And today the yachts, yachts and excursion yachts. For summer evenings the harbor is full of yachts and tourist excursion boats, and Kačić's square in the center of the city is full of youths enjoying fun and cultural events. The deeper the night the makarska riva is alive, and the cafes, restaurants and disco bars are getting fuller.
The city's history is best known in the Franciscan monastery, which celebrated 500 years of existence. It houses the Pinakotaku, the library, the unique Malachological Museum and the Mountain and Sea Institute. On Kačićeva square is the church of Sv. Marka, and with its northern side in the old school Gojak Gallery, City Library, Music School and Makarska Riviera.
On the coast is the City Museum and the church of Sv. Philip. In the park of Sv. Petra is a renovated church of Sv. Petra, with a beautiful view of the city, magnificent Biokovo and the bay.