Podaca is a coastal Dalmatian town on the southern part of Makarska Riviera, 35 km from Makarska.

Makarska Riviera is a Croatian tourist gem. The well-known natural sandy beaches, quiet places situated between the sea on one side and a mountain slope on the other hand, will show visitors the way to the most beautiful holiday in the center of Dalmatia. The combination of natural beauty, cultural heritage and gastronomic offer make the perfect combination for a perfect holiday.

Under its present name Podaca is first mentioned in 1477. Old village, Gornja Podaca, on the slopes of Biokovo Mountain, dominates the region and provides a fascinating view of the neighboring bays, islands of Hvar, Brac, Korcula and Peljesac peninsula. The cultural and architectural objects such as the Church of St. John at the cemetery in Podaca, which was built in the Pre Romantic Era in the XI . and XII. century and is considered one of the most important preromantic churches in Dalmatia, tell us about the rich history of Podaca. Not far from the church of St.John, the church of St. Stephen was built in 1492.god. and demolished in the eighteenth century to give place to today's church, which was built in 1762.god. After the earthquake in 1962, Gornja Podaca was abandoned and a new village was built on the coast. Local residents have always been engaged in olive growing, fishing and agriculture.

Today  Podaca is, as a part of Makarska Riviera, with its 660 inhabitants entirely focused on the development of tourism to fulfill all the needs of many guests from around the world. In addition to historical sites, Podaca, with its clean water, mild climate and sunny beaches is perfect for a quiet and pleasant family holiday.

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