Photo By Peter Watts
View from Sv Petar Headland
 

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View from Sv Petar Headland - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

On the southern edge of Sv Petar headland, just below Sv Petar Chapel, is this very modern building with a row of pillars. It was intrueging and had good views out to sea and the islands. Panorama taken September 2011.

View from Sv Petar Headland - FURTHER INFORMATION

View from Sv Petar Headland - Makarska visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'View from Sv Petar Headland' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Split-Dalmatia County.

Sv Petar headland protects the northern side of Makarska Bay, separating and the old town of Makarska from Donja luka, one of the many fine bays along the Makarska Riviera. The headland is a local attraction, covered in pine woods with various walking paths. On it are the 14th century Sv Petar Chapel, the 19th century Sv Petar Lighthouse on the northern tip and, overlooking the bay on the southern tip, a large statue of Sv Petar.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Flight: Split International Airport found 20km west of Split, transfer by either taxi or bus.
Ferry: There are regular ferries to Sumartin from Makarska Harbour. Otherwise take a ferry to from Dubrovnik, Korcula, Mljet, Pescara, Rijeka, Vis, Hvar, Spetare (Brac), Stari Grad, Drvenik and Ancona in Italy and then transfer by bus.
Road: Makarska lies on the 8 coastal road, about 60km South of Split, 42km south of Omiš and 140km (3 hours by bus) north of Dubrovnik.



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