Island Brac is the largest island in Dalmatia and the third largest island in the Adriatic Sea. It is also known as the island of white marble. High quality marble throughout history have been used in building the most magnificent works of architecture: the Diocletian Palace in Split, the
White House in Washington, the Parliament and New palace in Vienna, the Parliament in Budapest.
But Brac is not only about marble. The island has numerous attractions and beautiful beaches that can be visited by boat from Mimice. Visit Splitska, Pucisca, Povlja and many other small towns in this beautiful island and feel the breath of rustic life and the harmony of history and contemporary life.
Trogir is the best-preserved Romanesque and Gothic town in Central Europe some 20 kilometers away from Split. It delights visitors with its cultural and historical monuments, especially its cathedral. Near the cathedral there is the oldest pharmacy in Europe from 1271. On the coast,
near the sea, there are partly preserved town walls from the 13th century. The Land Gate to the town was built in 1656. It has a fifteen-century statue of bishop Blessed John, patron saint of Togir. You can also visit the church of St. Barbara and Dominican monastery. For more information, please visit local travel agencies.
Krka National Park
Krka National Park is only 15 minutes away by car from Šibenik. It was established in 1985 and comprises a 109-square-kilometer area including the most beautiful part of the Krka River and the Lower Čikola River. The Park is opened for visitors all year long. It is possible to come by
car, by boat and on foot. Of course, you should always respect the usual code of conduct in such protected areas. The most visited parts of the Park are the Skradinski and Roški waterfalls. You can also take a boat to the island of Visovac or visit Krka Monastery. For any further information and organization of excursions, please contact National Park administration.
Don’t miss to visit Zadar. You will be enchanted by the richness of its history and various contemporary attractions. We recommend you visit the famous Sea Organs near recently built cruiser-wharf. As the energy of the sea is unpredictable, so is the perpetual concert of the
Sea Organs, unique in its numerous musical variations.The Greeting to the Sun is another original project by the same architect. It shows an impressive play of light in the rhythm of the waves accompanied by the sounds of the Sea Organs. Zadar has many other things to offer. You can take a walk down Kalelarga, the street that is older than Zadar itself; visit the church of St. Donat, patron saint of Zadar; Romanesque church of St. Anastasia (Stošija) and many more. We recommend you take a professional guide.
Sinj is famous for the alka, traditional equine competition that takes place every year in the beginning of August. Sinj is also one of the biggest Catholic Marian shrines in Croatia. We recommend you visit Stari Grad(Old Town). It is a medieval fortress with the votive church and the
Town Museum. It is best to take the highway from Mimice to Dugopolje, and then follow the local roads for some 15 kilometers.
It is situated 5 kilometers southwest from the center of Vrgorac. You can stay in renovated stone houses, enjoy typical specialties and try famous strawberries from Vrgorac. We recommend you also visit their ethno-collection of 250 various exhibits.
Makarska is situated below the Biokovo Mountain some 20 kilometers away from Mimice. The best way to learn about the history of the town is to visit Franciscan Monastery with its Malacological Museum and the Institute of Mountains and Sea. Makarska is one of the best-known tourist centers
offering different cultural events and various entertainment optionslike disco clubs, restaurants and bars. www.makarska-info.hr
Two kilometers before the entrance to city, there is a sanctuary Veprić, which is a very highly visited destination.
Dubrovnik is 160 kilometers away from Mimice. Itsmillennial history makes Dubrovnik a European cultural center, and it is protected by UNESCO World Heritage status. Every part of Dubrovnik makes it a living monument – the old town center, the church of St. Blasius (St. Vlaho), the Sponza
Palace, medieval City Walls that are 1940 meters long and preserved in their original form. We recommend you visit Dubrovnik with a professional guide.
Split is the biggest city in Dalmatia, 37 kilometers away from Mimice. It was founded in the 4th century inside Diocletian’s Palace, which isthe biggest and the best preserved late antique palace in the world. We recommend you visit four Palace gates preserved in their
original form over 1700 years, and former Emperor’s Mausoleum, which is now the cathedral of St. Domnus. Here you can climb up the church tower and enjoy the view on the city, the sea, islands, corner towers, Jupiter temple, Peristyle and Vestibul. Make sure to visit the Substructions of Diocletian’s Palace and many other cultural monuments. In that case, it is best to take a professional guide. Split also offers numerous events and manifestations. We have already mentioned some of them in Events. For a detailed programme of events you should ask at local travel agencies.
The best way to reach Šibenik is by highway. Its name was first time mentioned in 1066 when it was called a town of Petar Krešimir IV. Šibenik has many cultural and historical monuments, but the most interesting is the cathedral of St. Jacob. The building of the church lasted more
than hundred years, and it was built using only stone as a construction material. Fortresses that for centuries were used to protect the city surround Šibenik, and today they stand as a symbol of its resistance. We recommend you visit them with a professional guide.
It is a theme park in Pakovo selo 10 minutes away by car from Krka National Park encompassing an area of about 15 000 square meters. It offers a unique possibility to experience the ambient of an authentic Dalmatian village, enjoy traditional folk songs
and dances, and try some delicious specialties of Dalmatian hinterland. Enjoy the smells, tastes and sounds of past.
Solin – Klis – Dugopolje
You can visit three interesting places in one day. Solin, in past known as Salona, is just 6 kilometers north of Split. The town was a capital of Roman province, and has the remains of Amphitheater and Great Town Thermae. Today Solin is an important cultural center and
archaeological site. It is situated on the Jadro Estuary surrounded by beautiful vegetation and all kinds of animals where the life on the river is merged with the life on the sea. Klis, one of the most important fortresses of the area, is situated few kilometers away from Solin. For all the information about its rich history it is best to ask a professional guide. Dugopolje with the village of Kotlenice and famous Vranjača cave is 8 kilometers from Klis. The cave has two big halls and nine smaller ones that are full of stalactites and stalagmites of various shapes and colors. It is a real pearl of nature that you shouldn’t miss. We recommend you take the highway back from Dugopolje to Šestanovac, then through Zadvarje to Dupci.
Imotski is a historical town founded in the 9th century. It is situated behind the Biokovo Mountain and is famous for its Red and Blue Lakes that are the most beautiful karst lakes in Europe. Red Lake is 281 meters deep which makes it the deepest lake in Europe. Imotski is
also famous for its fortress that was the center of the county in past.
Brela – Baška Voda
Going from Mimice in the direction of Makarska, you will come to Brela and Baška Voda. In summer they are full of tourists, which is why they are often called the jewels of tourism. You should visit all the places of Makarska Riviera that will delight you with their
beauty and rich gastronomical offer.
Biokovo – St. George peak
If you take a turn to the street Biokovska Cesta on the sixth kilometer of the main road from Makarska to Vrgorac you will come to Biokovo Nature Park.Here you can enjoy long walks, hike and explore some of the rare plants that grow on the mountain. From the top of the Biokovo
you can see a big part of Croatian coast and islands. Halfway to the highest peak of St. George (St. Jure) at 1762 meters above sea level, there is a house of rural tourism called the Doors of Biokovo (Vrata Biokova), which offers domestic food, horseback riding and many other interesting possibilities. It is a perfect place to rest on your way to the top.
The Baćina Lakes
The Baćina Lakes are located on the right side of the Neretva Estuary near the town of Ploče. The Lakes are considered one of the most interesting phenomena in the hydrography of karst. Seven fresh water lakes (six of them are connected and one is separated) surrounded by
beautiful nature are perfect for all nature lovers and fishermen. Nearby you can find many restaurants and taverns where you can enjoy typical specialties of the area like frogs and eels, as well as many rural households that organize daily excursions, for example Kuti household.