The Makarska Riviera is a popular resort area, running south of Split from Brela down to Gradac. Facing the islands of Brac and Hvar, the gorgeous coastline here is home to many excellent resorts and cove after cove of magnificent coastline. Spend your days relaxing on award-winning beaches such as magical Punta Rata, or family favorite Tucepi. Boat rides out to the nearby Dalmatian islands are a fine way to break up the trip.
Less keen on a resort stay; happier to combine multiple destinations in a one-week itinerary? Below are our suggestions for tours or cruises that showcase the best of travel to Croatia.
Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Zadar, Trogir, Split
An overland route through the heartland of Croatia, this itinerary starts in the capital Zagreb and ends in the Dalmatian Coast’s largest city, Split. Along the way, spend the night in scenic Plitvice Lakes National Park, and pass through Zadar, with its Greeting to the Sun and sea organ art installations. While in Split, day trips can be made to romantic Trogir, and to the waterfalls of Krka National Park.