Imotski tour will show you that Central Dalmatia abounds in exciting and undiscovered destinations and natural wonders. Some of them are discovered by the town of Imotski, located in the hinterland of the Makarska Riviera.
Imotski tour takes you to the natural phenomena of Blue and Red Lakes and many other smaller lakes that adorn its surroundings, Imotski is rich as a region of wine. Upon arrival, the views of the vast expanses of vineyards are thrilling. Imotski tour will bring you to the doors of many small wineries and households, where you can taste local wines and get acquainted with traditional viticulture.
Good stories go well with wine, and there is no lack of exciting legends from the history of Imotski. If you prefer an active holiday, many Croatia bike tracks are nearby, and you can also try quad or kayaking as part of your Imotski tour.
Makarska Riviera to Imotski tour is every year becoming more attractive to the tourists.
Medieval fortress Topana dominates the town and offers you a view of every part of Imotski. This view includes, by many internet magazines, 1 of the ten most interesting football stadiums globally and one of the fascinating natural beauties in Dalmatia, Blue Lake.
The cultural heritage of Imotski is preserved in Sv. Francis monastery museum collection and just by watching it, you can find out historical circumstances of this area.
A lot of wine roads where you can taste the first champaign of Dalmatia, indigenous food and traditional way of singing – Ganga will give you a complete impression of city Imotski.
The first mention of Imotski can be found in the records of the Byzantine emperor Porphyrogenitus. Its history is evidenced by the castle Topana, which guards the city against a hill. It was built in the 10th century.
Imotski is located near the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina and close to the coast, so it has always been interesting and strategically important. At the end of the 15th century, the city was conquered by the Turks, and during their rule, Imotski was an important administrative center. With its appearance and architecture, it is in many ways reminiscent of a coastal town.
An unavoidable part of Imotski tour is also the most recognizable symbol of the city of Imotski – the Blue and Red Lakes. Blue Lake is the end of the town, a giant sinkhole with an opening 800 meters long and 400 meters wide. It is 290 meters deep in its deepest part, and the water level varies throughout the year.
Near Blue Lake, just 1.5 km away, in Red Lake. It is bordered by the imposing red rocks after which it is named, and the lake’s bottom is below sea level. Football is played when it dries up at its bottom and trails to descend to the lake.
A dessert without which no ceremony can pass. It is prepared according to more than 150 years old and belongs to traditional Croatian cakes. Delicious dough stuffed with almonds-based filling, enriched with lemon flavors and homemade alcoholic products.
They have a beautiful look and a taste that conquers, so it is not surprising that they are an indispensable decoration of every table at weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations.
Rafioli is prepared in many towns on the coast according to similar but still different recipes, but the people of Imotski consider theirs unique and are proud of them.
All told, it makes one unique mix to help you experience the interior of Dalmatia County, and the trip is ideal for the afternoon.