- Viewpoint Štrbac
Viewpoint Štrbac (1338 m)
Štrbac is one of the most beautiful viewpoints located on Biokovo, among the tops Sinjal and Vošac. Near the mountain lodge there is a parking lot, near which is a walking path that can get you to the viewpoint in about 15 minutes. If you like to hike, you can go on a hiking trail which starts in the village Makar. The Viewpoint gives you a perfect view on Makarska and the nearby islands Hvar, Brač and Korčula. You can also visit the mountain lodge Vošac located nearby.
Category: Activities, Animals and nature,
43.309274, 017.048567 (43°18’33.4″N, 017°02’54.8″E)
Tickets to the Biokovo Nature Park:
Adults: 50 HRK (6.60 EUR); cyclists, mountaineers, schools (with previous notice): 25 HRK (3.30 EUR); expert guide: 500 HRK (65 EUR); children up to 7 years: free
There is an 1h drive from Makarska to the mountain lodge (you can’t reach the viewpoint by car, because there is no road you’ll have to take a 15 minute walk)On foot:
There is a 3h walk from Makarska to the Štrbac viewpoint.
The viewpoint offers a beautiful view of Makarska. Near it, another popular viewpoint, Vošac, is located (it takes a 10 minute walk from Štrbac), the GPS coordinates are: 43.310937, 017.046240 (43°18’39.4″N, 017°02’46.5″E).
The mountain lodge Vošac is also located nearby (a 15 minute walk from Štrbac). There you can refresh or stay overnight, its GPS coordinates are: 43.312416, 017.051938 (43°18’44.7″N, 017°03’07.0″E).
GPS coordinates: 43.309274, 017.048567 (43°18’33.4″N, 017°02’54.8″E)
Address: Biokovo Mountain
The Štrbac viewpoint is located on the mountain Biokovo. It can be reached:
From Makarska you can drive only to the mountain lodge Vošac (then you have a 15min walk to the viewpoint). You have to enter the Biokovo Nature Park, the car entrance is on GPS: 43.25780, 017.08067 (43°15’28.1″N, 017°04’50.4″E), then just follow the road to the summit. After 17km you will see a sign-post for the Vošac mountain lodge, which is located on the GPS coordinates: 43.312416, 017.051938 (43°18’44.7″N, 017°03’07.0″E). Here you will park your car.
From the Vošac mountain lodge you go 15 on foot and follow the way-marks to the viewpoint Štrbac, which is located on the GPS coordinates: 43.309274, 017.048567 (43°18’33.4″N, 017°02’54.8″E)
You can go from Makarska to the viewpoint Štrbac on foot; it takes 3h of walking (6 km). The hiking trail starts in the place Makar (around 2km from the center of Makarska), come to the GPS coordinates: 43.300818, 017.029689 (43°18’02.9″N, 017°01’46.9″E). Once you are on the hiking path just follow the way-marks.
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do planinarskog doma Vošac koji se nalazi na planini Biokovo. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema vidikovcu Štrbac koji se nalazi u Parku prirode Biokovo (ispod vidikovca Vošac). Hvala!
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