Lookout points which offer a magnificent view

Staza, 897 m nm

To the left of the label in the parking lot in front of the restaurant "The doors Biokovo" is a trekking trail about 5 min away where you arrive at the lookout with a view of the Makarska Riviera and the islands.

  • Above the car park is the largest and most interesting secondary ranch resort Podglogovik that is now abandoned, on the road to the village on the right side is the church of St. Ilija which was built in the nineteenth century, around 1880 and opposite to it is the chapel of St. Ante; through the remains of the village footpath in about 30 minutesyou reach Pluzina and along the trail you can see the remains of prehistoric dwellings and shepherds (Illyrian);
  • From the road to the abandoned village Podglogovik is a macadam road to Saranču 8 km long, which is designated as a bicycle path;
  • In the abandoned village Podglogovik there is a mountain hut (the foothill House), of the mountaineering society "Vitrenik" from Podgora;

Skywalk, 1 228 m nm

Skywalk Biokovo is a horseshoe-shaped platform out off the cliff with a glass walkway. It is located in the southwestern part of the Biokovo Nature Park on the 13th km of the Biokovo road and next to the info-center, at an altitude of 1228 meters above the sea level where specific weather conditions prevail. In front of info-center is a geological pillar - a three-dimensional view of the cross-section of the rocks that formed the area of Biokovo from its inception to the present day with a geological time table and description of the age and types of rocks. The lookout has the capacity of 30 visitors at a time. Visitors can come to the Ravna Vlaška and Skywalk lookout by the so-called Biokovo road, which leads from the main entrance to the Biokovo Nature Park, on the state road D512 (Makarska-Vrgorac) to the highest peak Sveti Jure.

The opening hours of the Skywalk lookout are from 8-20h, given the weather conditions. The last entrance for the visitors at the reception of the Park is at 19:00h.

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Štrbina (below Vošac) and Vošac

Štrbina (below Vošac), 1 338 m nm

800 m from the junction to Vošac on the Biokovo road is the parking lot (in front of the mountain hut under Vošac, which is currently not in operation) where by the footpath in about 15 minutes you can reach a lookout point with a view on Makarska and islands. The lookout poiint can be reached by hiking trail from Makar.

Vošac, 1 422 m nm

The lookout is located at the top of Vošac which is accessable by a moderate walking trail in about 20 minutes from the parking lot in front of the mountain hut under Vošac which for now is not working, or by the trail from Makar. At the top is the mountain lodge " Vošac " managed by SAK "Ekstrem"

Sv. Jure, 1 762 m nm

The lookout is located on the top of Biokovo. From the junction of Vošac on the Biokovo road, 6 km away, and ultimately the origin of the Biokovo road. In addition St. Jura can be reached by hiking trail from Makar through Vošca and from Velikog Brda and Bašković through Lokve from the coastal side or the hinterland sides from Milić and from the top Turija.

  • at the top of St. Jura is a television tower and the building of telecommunication devices, and the church of St. Jura, which was built in 1968 in place of the previous church of St. Jura, which was probably built immediately after Christianization, and certainly existed in the 12th century, as evidenced shows through the stone slabs which are located above the altar of the old ruined church. The church commemorates the year 1640, and was restored through the past several times until it finally collapsed in 1965 to gave way to a TV tower and the building of telecommunication devices;
  • from the top of St. George is a panoramic view of the islands and the hinterland and in extremely good weather it is possible to see the Bosnian-Herzegovinian mountains and neighboring Italy (Monte Gargano).