History of Makarska and its attractions date back from 288, when the Romans lived in these areas. This is evidenced by the tombstones that stretch across the city and elsewhere. For this period are preserved tombstones, necropolis, money and ornaments.
At the time Ostroguta in Dalmeciji (493-555) occurred events significant to Makarska. These were gatherings of Dalmatian church in Salona 530.g., and the other 533 that is especially important, because the bishops, the signatories of parliamentary records, in Latin, is the name “Stephen” Bishop Makarska. If we start with the entrance to the city, we find Napoleon’s monument and a little behind the monument and the church of the Queen of Peace. In the town is the Cathedral of St. Mark, and below it is Kacic Square. Next to the church on the left side of the town fountain which still lets water through its three lions head. When we descend to the very waterfront find one of the oldest houses in the city which is Heritage Makarska.
On the mountain slope there are three small churches. On every hill above 1000 m. Is one church. Below them is an old fortress in Kotišnoj that served as a lookout tower. With it you can see the whole city, the island of Brac, Hvar and right side of the peninsula. From more recent monuments there already famous “Seagull Sime” the unknown “tourists” and on the lookout peninsula St. Monument St. Peter. Peter, the patron saint of Makarska. On the peninsula you can find the “chain of love” where love locked their love in a lock with their initials.
On the right side of the peninsula St. Peter is a small church that was built in 1572. The city is also a Franciscan monastery which was the first church council. It also houses a museum of shells, which is only in these areas. In the center there are three towers that were used to defend the sea and were surrounded by city walls which unfortunately today no.
In addition to the usual holiday was on passive or active we need to develop other forms of tourism, health, sports, convention and village tourism. Thus we have an example in health tourism and it is Hotel Biokovka which is one of the best hotels in Croatia that offers this kind of tourism. We also have a good chance in the organization of congress tourism, because our tourism professionals with experience in this part of tourism.
I also think that in Makarska very well came two football fields, a new tennis center and the construction of golf courses that would be separate from the only town. With the above infrastructure, we get a lot of the extension of the tourist season, and then to the city of tourism could live much longer than just three months until the summer underway.
Because of its mild climate and climate, large and opportunities for sports tourism and the ambitions we focused on the development of winter tourism (ski-lifts and from the center of the top of the mountain), and the Centre for the preparation of athletes.
As we know, the city of Makarska and its Riviera is known since ancient times as a tourist destination. From year to year more and more developed in the direction of tourism, so we have a boom of small family hotels, luxury villas, houses with swimming pool, apartments Makarska, private accommodation Makarska.