average temperature of 20 0C. Makarska riviera is a real Mediterranean heaven. Makarska, ancient Makar, a beautiful and peaceful town, placed at the foothills of mount Biokovo, which itself is adored by many hikers, adventurers and tourists. In 1981. Mount Biokovo was proclaimed a Nature park. It features three different kinds of landscape. At the foothill you have fertile patches, above them the harsh rocky areas and above them you have the mountain area filled with small but rich valleys and deep and dangerous crevasses. Some of them are amongst the deepest areas in Croatia.