©

Makarska trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Makarska

(4/5 based on 750+ reviews for top 10 attractions)
Things to do: nature, nightlife, parks
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60km southeast of Split and 140km northwest of Dubrovnik. It has a population of 13,834 residents. Administratively Makarska has the status of a city and it is part of the Split-Dalmatia County.It is a tourist centre, located on a horseshoe shaped bay between the Biokovo mountains and the Adriatic Sea. The city is noted for its palm-fringed promenade, where fashionable cafes, bars and boutiques overlook the pretty harbour where many pleasure craft are moored. Adjacent to the beach are several large capacity hotels as well as a camping ground.The center of Makarska is an old town with narrow stone-paved streets, a main church square where there is a flower and fruit market, and a Franciscan monastery that houses a sea shell collection featuring a giant clam shell.Makarska is the center of the Makarska Riviera, a popular tourist destination under the Biokovo mountain. It stretches for 60km between the towns of Brela and Gradac.Climate and vegetationMakarska experiences a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa). Winters are warm and wet, while Summers are hot and dry. Makarska is one of the warmest cities in Croatia.
Make Makarska central to your Croatia travel plans using our Croatia itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Makarska

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Makarska

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Makarska:
Historic sites, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nature, nightlife
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, classes
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Makarska

9 days in Split, Hvar & Makarska BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Makarska BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 46 days in Croatia, United Kingdom & Greece BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Vienna, Dubrovnik & Makarska BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Zadar, Makarska & Dubrovnik BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Croatia & Kotor BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Split, Makarska & Krka National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM SPAIN August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans