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Town Podace

The town Podace is situated on the Southern part of Riviera Makarska under the bottom of the Biokovo mountain. It has the famous pebbles beaches, beautiful sight to the neighbouring islands and the Peljesac peninsula. The vicinity of the Biokovo mountain gives the possibilites of organizing the trips to its peaks. The Town Podace has been mentioned in the year 1571. for the first tim, as the settlement of the refugees from the Bosnia, who were running away from the Turkish army. Today, Podaca is a modern little town.


Podace is a town situated under the bottom of the Biokovo mountain. During its history, the old settlement was on the slopes for the protection of inhabitants against the numerous attacks of the enemy army and the pirates from the sea. Today Podace are near the sea and is surrounded by the beautiful beaches and nature. Podace is a modern town with 700 inhbitants who are dealing with tourism, agriculture and fishing.

History of town Podace

In the history of town Podace, this area has been settled since the ancient times. There are numerous proofs of the stay of the old Illyrians and Romans. In the history of town Podace, because ther settlement was on the hill, the inhabitants could see any danger, from the land and sea, and escape in the time. They were dealing with cattle breeding and the agriculture. The very Biokovo mountain have offered them the safe refuge of the numerous armies which were here passing through. In the history of town Podace, it has been mentioned for the first time in the year 1571, as the settlement of the refugees from the Bosnia, who were running away from the Turkish army.

Earthquake in the year 1962

After, the earthquake in the year 1962. has destroyed majority of the dwelling and farm buildings, the greater part of the inhabitants have mooved toward the seaside, built the new houses and started to deal with the trade, transport and tourism. After that, the faster development of the Town Podace has started.

Podace tourist town

Podace tourist town has been recently enriched its offer with the new service-excursions and hunting tourism- The large opportunities have opened up, after the Biokovo mountain has proclamed as the nature park in the year 1981. Walking, mountain climbing, chamoises and mouflons hunting, alpine and speolological trips have become the component part of Podaca tourist town and its offer. Today. The modern camp Uvala borova and rich offer attracts numerous tourists and guests to come to this beautiful town. Podace Tourist Town is a small seaside town which is known for its beaches and pure nature. Every guest who comes here, will enjoy and rest in the clear sea and beautiful nature. In town Podace, the hosts have built many apartments and the restaurants.



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