Zivogosce lies on the southern part of the Markarska Riviera (20 km away from Makarska, 80 km from Split and 120 km from Dubrovnik). It is comprised of three smaller, non-coherent places on the coast: Porat - Mala Duba – Blato, and old hamlets along the old road.
Zivogosce has been inhabited since Illyrian and Roman times, to which Illyrian tombs on top of hill Suzina stand as witnesses. Also, villa Rustika in Mala Duba and Blato does the same. As a settlement, Zivogosce is for the first time mentioned in the mid 13th century. It gained its present form during the last 40's when a more significant tourism development in these areas begins.
Natural beauties of olive groves and pine woods hovering over small pebbled beaches that are 6 km long, clean and unpolluted sea, all in the foothill of a big mountain (hilltop Sutvid – 1155 m) and all giving tourists a special lure and pleasure of stay.
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Zaostrog is a tourist settlement on the Makarska Riviera,about 35 km from Makarska. The settlement was mentioned for the first time in 1494, but evidence was found that this area was inhabited during the late Stone Age.
Today Zaostrog and its approximately 350 residents are completely oriented to the development of tourism. Located in an evergreen valley an surrounded by the foothills of the Biokovo range, with spectacular beaches, and with a rich historical an cultural tradition, in the immediate vicinity of numerous attractive destinations for excursions, Zaostrog is a attractive place for pleasant vacation.
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The Zaostrog monastery has a museum that contains an ethnology collection, of rustic furniture and tool, as well as various examples of Croatian folk attire. The collection is registered as a cultural monument under state protection. The monastery gardens has been turned in to a botanical garden containing more than 250 plants, featuring: seven types of mimosa, five types of palms and maples, four types of eucalyptus, a Chinese jujube tree, Chinese currants, etc.
The Monastery also contains a picture gallery featuring one of the most famous living Croatian painters, Mladen Veža, born in Brist 1916.
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Tucepi is a coastal town that lies on the Makarska Riviera, 4 km southeast of Makarska, on the slopes of Biokovo Mountain. The town has pine forests and olive groves that blend with the sandy beach and blue sea. Thanks to its natural beauties, Tucepi is a well-known tourist destination. It also offers restaurants, cafes, pastry shops, and sprorting grounds.
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Promajna is a village on the Makarska Riviera, 6 km northwest of Makarska. A larger part of the village lies below the slopes of Biokovo Mountain, along the old coastal road. In recent times, due to the development of tourism, the village started to expand toward the coast. About 1 km northwest of the village is the Children's Village (Institute for Children Hydrotherapy).
Promajna lies along a beautiful beach; the village provides very good opportunities for peaceful vacations and pleasant walks. The coastal promenade leads to the nearby Baska Voda. Occasional entertainment programs are organized during the tourist season.
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Podgora is situated on the “Makarska Riviera“, 9 km southeast of Makarska. Podgora is embedded in a landscape interspersed with olive trees, pinewood and other mediterranean vegetation and is ideal place for rest and relaxation. Podgora, today is a modern touristic destination, with favorable climate, peable beaches and bays.
The national park Biokovo with peak Sv. Jure (1767m) offers possibilities for mountainbiking, climbing and wanderings course. Besides all kinds of water sports as scuba-diving, water-skiing, paragliding, windsurfing, rowing, waterpolo and swimming you can play tennis, soccer, basketball and mini golf.