Gradac

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Gradac is a tourist resort located near Makarska half way between Split and Dubrovnik. The population is involved in agriculture, fishing, olive growing and, more recently, tourism and catering. Even though the area of Gradac was inhabited in the ancient times, it was first mentioned as an urban settlement in 1649. Today it is a famous tourist destination with all the necessary catering and tourist facilities. A number of beautiful beaches are located in Gradac, where you can enjoy swimming, sunbathing or relaxing under the shade of the hundred-year-old pine trees. The most famous beach is Gornja Vala which is at the same time the longest beach on the Makarska Riviera. Numerous archeological findings have been discovered here, which testify to its past; from the roman age, Middle Ages all the way until the present. Visit the baroque church (located in Podaca, built in the 18th century), preromantic church of St. Ivan (located in Podace, built in the 12th century and holds valuable details of the period), and baroque church of St. Mihovil (built in 1852, with three marble altars and an old wooden statue of St. Roko, as well as a stone baptistery), stone fort (created in the 17th century around which there are remains of the authentic abandoned houses), as well as numerous other sites.  This town has an exceptional sports and recreation offer. This way, sports and active vacation lovers can enjoy tennis, table tennis, mini golf, water polo, fitness, diving, sailing, water skiing, jet-ski, beach volleyball, football, basketball and numerous other activities. All types of interesting excursions are available from Gradac, towards the inland as well as the surrounding islands. If you are willing to savor the specialties and delicacies of this region, visit the restaurants “Nicolo Polo” and “Marinero No 1”, as well as tavern “Nase malo misto”.

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Makarska is one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast. The city is full of tourist activities and everyone is sure to find something to their liking. Makarska has several historical monuments such as the Franciscan monastery (which includes a wine cellar, a library, a Malacological museum, and the “Planina i More” institute) the church of St. Mark, church of St. Peter, city museum and the church of St. Philip. Those who prefer sports and recreation can take part in cycling, sailing, jet-ski riding, basketball, hunting, soccer, volleyball, paragliding, hiking, rafting, fishing and scuba diving.

Dubrovnik is a city of unique and world-famous cultural heritage and beauty. It is known as one of the most attractive and most famous UNESCO cities of the Mediterranean. You can visit its various historical sites such as: city walls, St. Luke’s tower, forts Minčeta, Lovrijenac, Revelin and Bokor, Rector’s palace, Onofrio’s fountain, Sponza palace, Dubrovnik cathedral, St. Blaise church, Franciscan monastery, Ronald Brown memorial home, Rupe ethnographic museum, Orlando’s statue, the city bell tower and many others.

Cavtat is a town with beautiful palaces, summer houses and hotels. Its promenades are 7km long and follow a dense pine tree forest. Cavtat has a rich tourist offer; everyone can find something to their liking in this astonishing town.

Hvar is an ancient city with a rich history and the greatest number of sunny days. It faces the sunny South side of the world on the island of the same name. Its name comes from the Greek name for Hvar, “Pharos.” In the city you can view various historical monuments of which we recommend the Fortica fortress, the Hvar cathedral, city theatre and the Franciscan monastery. This city is the center of the island’s tourism and it is one of the most preferred and most visited destinations on the entire Adriatic. Its most attractive characteristics are a warm, sunny climate, various accommodation offerings, sports and recreation, natural beauty, good culinary offer and an active night life.

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Guest reviews Gradac

Fabulous
4.1
Overall guest rating

Atmosphere:
4.2
4.2
Beaches:
4.0
4.0
Friendly locals:
4.0
4.0
Security:
4.5
4.5
Touristic offer:
3.7
3.7

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* prices for June 2019 based on the maximum capacity for a minimum stay of 7 days

House - Gradac House Anka From 195 €
  • Gradac,
  • Persons: 4-8
  • Guests rating: 4.9
Apartment - Gradac Apartments Joško From 34 €
  • Gradac,
  • Persons: 2
  • Guests rating: 4.2
Apartment - Gradac Apartments Slađana From 118 €
  • Gradac,
  • Persons: 3-5
  • Guests rating: 4.6
Apartment - Gradac Apartments Danica From 44 €
  • Gradac,
  • Persons: 1-3
  • Guests rating: 4.2

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