Discover one of the most charming little small towns on the Makarska riviera, a picturesque Gradac with a population of 1.500 inhabitants, that balloons to 10 times more during the tourist season. With its mile-long pebble beaches, hometown atmosphere and calm summer nights, it is simply a perfect choice for a relaxing, family-friendly vacation.
Whether you’re playing on the beach or swimming in the clear blue sea, this cozy town will provide the best entertainment on hot summer days! Warm evenings are perfect for enjoying the long walks along the beautiful “lungomare” (italian for “along the coast”) promenade. And when inspired to go on an adventure, you and your family can take daily boat excursion to nearby islands of Korcula and Hvar, visit the first in-situ archaeological museum of Narona or visit the beautiful Dubrovnik, the jewel of the Mediterranean.
Last but not least, the gastronomical delicacies or Gradac will make you want to never leave! You will fall in love with the fine wines of Dingac and Plavac from nearby Peljesac region, and the tasty seafood dishes made fresh from the daily catch by local fishermen.
POINTS OF INTERESTS
Narona, in situ museum in Vid
Day trips to Korčula/Hvar/Dubrovnik
TRANSPORTATION FROM SPLIT
100km/62 mi (1h 50min by car)
DID YOU KNOW?
Gradac has one of the longest beaches in the eastern Adriatic: over 6 km (4 miles).
The town was named by the fort (‘grad’) built in the 17th century to defend against the Turks.