Apartments and accommodation Gradac - Croatia
Contact phone+385 91 557 3963
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Ljiljana
Address: Biokovska ulica 19
21330 Gradac, Croatia
Phone: +385 91 557 3963
apartments.mirta@gmail.com

Gradac

Gradac is the most southern tourist resort of the Makarska Riviera Makarska away from 40-odd kilometers, situated halfway between Split and Dubrovnik.Under the slopes of Mt extend the old deserted village, the personification of the old Dalmatian architecture, associated marked hiking and biking trails through pine woods and olive groves. When you get tired of the sea and the mountain walls, Disperse yourselves among the five centuries old Franciscan Monastery of St.. Mary Zaostrog. You will be delighted valuable collection of cultural and historical heritage, which are stored there and presented to you on tour. Here you will find rest for your soul. All places, apart from the Adriatic road, connected to the sea and walking trails through the mountain. God was generous when they gave us the beauty of the landscape and the wonderful blend of mountains, clear, blue sea, with more than 7 kilometers of sandy beaches. Ships can go on organized excursions to the Peninsula, the islands of Hvar, Brac and Korcula, a bus or private car to 100 km away, Split, Trogir and Dubrovnik, or up to 60 km away Medjugorje in neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina. A hundred catering operations, with good and varied gastronomic offer will satisfy all tastes.
Gradac area was inhabited in prehistoric times. This is evidenced by numerous stone mounds from the Bronze and early Iron Age. In ancient dobana Gradac area is most likely a Roman civitas Biston, which as a coastal center belonged to the colony Narona, an important Roman stronghold on today's Croatian soil. The site Gradina found a cornice fragment of monumental buildings from the second.century, and the Roman coin. Near the Laguna hotel were found many tombs and is considered to be at that location was a Roman necropolis.
In the area of ​​today's Gradac was situated a medieval town, or Lapcan Labinac, which was mentioned by the Byzantine Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitus, mid in the tenth century under the name Labineca. Gradac under the current name for the first time in 1649. Whatever. It was named after the fortress was situated on a hill above the present church of St. Michael, and was probably built during the Candian War (1645-1669). According to the drawing of the Venetian military engineer and cartographer Giuseppe Santini, representing the naval and land battle between the Venetians and Ottomans at Gradac year 1666. The tower is shown in flames.