Igrane, Croatia - holiday information

Igrane, Makarska riviera, Croatia – visitor information

Today Igrane are a well known tourist settlement with numerous hotels, vacationing houses and apartments, a beautiful beach and sport and entertainment contents. Alongside the beach that stretches towards Živogošću, next to the board walk are villas and houses, cafes, stores and restaurants. The settlement was once a traditional olive cultivation centre and the olive groves are not neglected even today, they are being restored, and with combined effort the most modern complex for olive processing has been built. Above Igrane, in the olive groves lies a little church of St. Michael (Crkva Sv. Mihovila) from the 11th century, which is the most significant medieval monument on the Makarska coastline. Near the settlement harbour a baroque summer house Šimić-Ivanišević was built in the year 1760. The sarcophagi found on the cemetery also testify of the settlements existence in Roman times, and the name Igrane was first mentioned in the year 1446. From sport contents you can take your pick between water sports, diving schools, mini golf, ping pong and other. The tennis courts are located in the auto camp Dole (4km away from Igrane). The entertainment programme of this settlement mainly consists out of fishermen nights and other theme events such as King Arthur show.
 

Igrane – basic information

Igrane – population: 200, Igrane - day/ saint: saint : Gospa od Ružarija, 30.09.

Distance from bigger centres

Igrane - Makarska. 19km, Igrane- Split: 79km, Igrane - Pula: 578km, Igrane - Rijeka: 482km, Igrane - Zadar: 221km, Igrane - Šibenik: 157km, Igrane - Dubrovnik: 162km, Igrane - Zagreb: 474km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, pensions

Beaches

pebble

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, bakery, post office, exchange office, internet caffe, souvenir shops

Sport's and recreative offer

tennis court, rent a car, rent a motor, water scooters, diving school, water sports

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Additional offer

congress centre, croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Igrane – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, enteraining facilities on the beaches, sports facilities near the beaches, nudistic beaches, secluded beaches, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, possibility for organisation of congresses, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, possibility for pilgrimage trip, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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