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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
21 °C
Wind direction -
Wind velocity 3.6
Humidity 88.4
Air pressure 1016 hPa
Biokovo, Sveti Jure
Temperature 13.1 °C
Wind direction SSE
Wind velocity 16.2 km/h
Humidity 80
Air pressure 827.5 hPa