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...Eyes, mind and heart
on what you can see
to get to what you cannot see...
Dr. fra Jure Radić

Did you know...

...that Biokovo was named for its snowy whitenes...

...that cold air spilling from Biokovo creates the famous Bora wind...

...that church of St. Jure on Biokovo is the highest church in Croatia...

...that 19 550 ha of Biokovo was declared a protected nature park in 1981...

...that it is possible to see 250 km away Italy from Biokovo...

...that the Ratsnake is considered one of Europe's most beautiful snakes...

...that the pit Mokre Noge at 839m is the deepest on Biokovo...

...that there are more than 87 churches and chapels on Biokovo...

...that Biokovo is the most important junction for the endemic flora...

...that Biokovo is the tallest mountain closest to the coast on the Mediterranean...

...that Biokovo has 7 species of amphibians and 21 species of reptiles registered...

...that St. Jure with 1762m is the highest peak of Biokovo and the second highest peak in Croatia...

...that the catsle in Kotišina is the best-preserved fortification in Makarska area...

...that the oldest rocks on Biokovo originate from 220 m. years ago...

...that man inhabited Biokovo in prehistoric times, long before any letters...

...that up to now on Biokovo over 400 caves have been found...

By plane

The Nature Park Biokovo is connected by air with major European cities via the international airport in Split, which is 90 km away. From the airport to Makarska you can use the bus, and taxi or rent a car.

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By train

The Nature Park Biokovo is very well connected with major European cities via rail station in Split which is 65 km away. By train you can come from Zagreb or Rijeka to Split and then bus or taxi to Makarska.

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By car

The Nature Park Biokovo is very well connected to state and local transportation networks from multiple directions. The park is located 65 km from Split, 8 km from Makarska.

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Makarska
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Wind velocity 11.2
Humidity 53.8
Air pressure 1016 hPa
Biokovo, Sveti Jure
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Wind velocity 3.24 km/h
Humidity 92
Air pressure 825.5 hPa