How to Travel to Makarska Croatia?
Traveling by Car or a Bus
If you choose to travel to Makarska by Car from western Europe you can consider traveling with Croatian modern highway from Zagreb to exit called „Zagvozd“ . When you exit on “Zagvozd” than you pass tunnel St.Ilija which leads to Makarska Riviera… Maximum speed on Croatian highway is 130km/h.
If you want to travel to Makarska by regular roads and search for sightseeing in Croatia you can go from Zagreb to Plitvice and enjoy in great world wide known National park with waterfalls… Plitvice offer clean nature beauty you should not miss! Next you can drive to Croatian Dalmatian coast and drive magistral road through the coast and find out nice cities like Zadar and Split where you can find a lot of history architecture beauty and famous sightseeing. After Split you drive 60 km and travel to Makarska is finished …
If you travel to Makarska from eastern Europe you should visit first Croatian world wide famous historic city Dubrovnik which is full of historical stories and big cruisers with tourists waiting for entering Dubrovnik.
Traveling by plane
People who travel to Makarska by airplane have two airports to choose in this area… First and the closest one is airport Split which is 20km from Split and 80km from Makarska Riviera distant. You should need Transport from Split to Makarska Riviera, there is a transport solution by Car or a Mini Bus which can be arranged if you contact apartments_in_makarska team. Transport is taken with modern vehicles with air condition…
There is other solution transport to Makarska with a regular Bus which takes much longer and is very unpleasant in summer time because of high temperatures and much people travel to Makarska. If you take a Bus from Split airport there is not direct connection with Makarska. First you have to go to Split and from Split you have to wait another Bus to travel to Makarska.
Second airport is Zadar airport which is much further away from Makarska but transport from Zadar could be also arranged if you contact apartments_in_makarska team. If you take regular Bus first you have to go from Zadar airport to the center of Zadar city by Bus and than take another Bus to travel to Makarska.
Traveling by Ferry from Ancona Italy
From Italy you have two choices travel to Makarska, by car or a ferry… Ferry from Ancona harbor transports cars and people almost every day a week but it could be very crowded especially in the August when Italians go to vacation so take care abot that part of the story…
There are two main ferry companies which are taking transport to Split Croatia. Here are the WebPages where you can find more information about traveling to Split by ferry : Jadrolinija-ferries and BlueLine-ferries