President Ivo Josipovic of Croatia hosted a luncheon in the presidential summer residence the city of Makarska
in honor of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and the prince's accompanying delegation.
Croatia - 7nts s/c at Villa Adriatic (sleeps 6, 3 bed, 3 bath, pool, wi-fi) near Makarska
, arriving on Aug 16 for PS1,383 (saves 50%).
But the surprise of the week was Makarska
, which sits between the two cities.
Depart from Split on April 19 and journey to the chic island of Hvar, the beaches of Trstenik, historical Dubrovnik, the stunning Mljet National Park and the party spots of Korcula and Makarska
The historic city of Split, seaside town of Makarska
and cosmopolitan island of Hvar are all within a day's ferry ride.
Chronically passive, Luka, less Prince Charming than Sleeping Beauty, twice tells Dora, "I was weak," and when he twice returns to Makarska
, "the bus enters the city, and if Luka's eyes were open, he would see the bus station.
To the south is the 36-mile long Makarska
Riviera, above which towers the 5,780ft Mount Biokovo - a series of hairpin bends take you within 1,000 feet of the summit, from where the views of the coast and the islands were magnificent.
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from pounds 220, ex-Gatwick May 2.
My wife and I went to Brela, a tiny resort on the Makarska
Riviera, a 90-minute drive south of Split, Croatia's second city.
During the latter half of 2006, church officials reported that an order of nuns received a property to be used as a house in Koprivnica; the Government also returned part of a monastery in Makarska
, a cinema building in Rijeka, and a monastery on Badija Island.
Simicic), and the Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Makarska
Medical Centre, Makarska
, Croatia (Dr.
My immediate problem was that less than half an hour earlier, I had been walking through the main square of one of the dozens of tiny resorts which dot the coves of the Makarska