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Tucepi Travel guide

 

The resort of Tucepi is a popular resort town. Tucepi is part of Makarska Riviera of Middle Dalmatia of Croatia. The population of Tucepi – 1 763 persons (2001).

It is the southernmost in the row of resort settlements of Makarska Riviera, in 4 km from Makarska towards Dubrovnik.

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The History of Tucepi

Tucepi was founded by Illyrians before common era. According to local tradition, in this settlement the Venetian Doge Pietro Candiano was buried, who had died in a naval battle with local Slav tribes.

In the 13th century the church of St Juraj was built here, and its image can be seen of the coat of arms of the settlement.

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In 1962 Tucepi suffered from a major earthquake, which destroyed part of the buildings.

In the second half of the 20th century, due to the massive growth of the tourism industry and the decline of the importance of agriculture, there was the gradual process of the population moving from the neighbouring villages on the National park Biokovo to Tucepi itself.

Sightseeing in Tucepi

The most interesting sights of Tucepi are the church of St Juraj (13th century), and the grave of one of Venetian Doges, who died in a naval battle against a local Slav tribe.

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In the summer residence of Abbot Trubicich there is now the hotel Kastelet 4* Tucepi.

In 15 km from Tucepi there is a mountain National nature park of Biokovo.

The centre of Tucepi is an embankment suitable for walking, where a lot of cafes, restaurants and places of entertainment can be found.

There are several hotels 3* & 4* Tucepi here (almost all of them have swimming pools and entertainment for children and adults).

Tucepi stretches 3 km along the sea, and many private homes offer villas and private apartments in Tucepi for rent.

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Tucepi is a calm and quiet resort settlement, which is great for tranquil family rest with children.

There are no night discos or other noisy events in Tucepi, so Tucepi is suitable for rest with small children.

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The beaches of Tucepi are covered in small pebbles and are gentle. They are suitable for all ages, and are part of the famous very clean beaches of Makarska Riviera.

The length of the beaches of Tucepi is 4 km – these are among the longest of the beaches of Makarska Riviera.

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You can also take an unforgettable boat ride from Tucepi to the island of Brac and island of Hvar.

If you have a car, it is easy to take a trip to many of the sights of Croatian Dalmatia on your own.

What to see around Tucepi?

in 13 km – National natural park Biokovo
in 10 km – resort city of Makarska
in 44 km – city Omis & rafting on the Cetina river & the Pirate fortress
in 70 km – famouse city Split with Diocletian’s Palace (UNESCO)
in 75 km – the ruins of the Ancient Roman city Salona
in 78 km – caves Vranjace
in 80 km – city Trogir (UNESCO)
in 148 km – National natural park KRKA & city Sibenik with Cathedral of St. James (UNESCO)
in 147 km – famous city Dubrovnik (UNESCO)
in 328 km – National natural park Plitvice lakes
in 460 km – the capital of Croatia – Zagreb

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Not far from Tucepi there is one of the best nudist beaches of Croatiathe nudist beach Nugal.

Beaches in Makarska & Makarska riviera

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The famous small-pebbled beaches are beaches of the Makarska Riviera.

Makarska riviera beaches are stretch for 70 km from the settlement of Omis southward to a place called Podgora, which borders with the Dubrovnik Riviera.
The beaches of Makarska and Riviera are the beaches of the resort city of Makarska itself, and of the resort towns and settlements of riviera

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Hotels in Tucepi

Family hotel Villa Andrea 4* Tucepi

Family hotel Villa Andrea Tucepi
SUPERB rating 9.4 / 10
Review score based on 121 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: seafront
Distance to center of Tucepi: 5 min walk
Distance to airport Split: 85 km
Add: location at the beach, air conditioning, sea view,
Wi-Fi, bikes, deckchairs and parasols free, restaurant,
wine tasting,
beauty treatments and massages
Cost room 2 per: from 48 euro

Photo and description of Villa Andrea 4* Tucepi

Hotel Bluesun Hotel Neptun 3* Tucepi

Hotel Bluesun Hotel Neptun Tucepi
SUPERB rating 9.0 / 10
Review score based on 351 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: seafront
Distance to center of Tucepi: 150 m
Distance to airport Split: 85 km
Add: all-inclusive service with a variety of activities and a large outdoor pool, free bike rental, free Wi-Fi, olive groves and pine trees that merge with the Adriatic Sea and long pebble beaches
Cost room 2 per: from 110 euro

Photo and description rooms of Bluesun Neptun 3* Tucepi

Hotel Laurentum 4* Tucepi

Hotel Laurentum Tucepi Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.8 / 10
Review score based on 30 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 50 m – pebble beach
Distance to center of Tucepi: 50 m
Distance to airport Split: 90 km
Add: rooms with balcony, outdoor pool, 2 restaurants,
free Wi-Fi, sat TV, air conditioning, hotel is situated right by promenade
Cost room 2 per: from 72 euro

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Private apartments in Tucepi

Apartments Villa Grgo 4* Tucepi

Rent private apartments Tucepi Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.0 / 10
Review score based on 28 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 50 m
Distance to center of Tucepi: in the centre
Distance to airport Split: 67 km
Add: free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, 10 m from the seaside, most apartments have private balcony, hairdryer, can be organised boat excursion to the islands of Hvar and island Brac, hiking tours to nearby hills and Biokovo Mountain
Cost rent apartment: from 83 euro

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Apartments Villa Lucija 3* Tucepi

Rent private apartments Tucepi Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.5 / 10
Review score based on 41 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: sea front
Distance to center of Tucepi: 200 m
Distance to airport Split: 70 km
Add: at the coastline of the Adriatic Sea, views of the sea from each balcony or terrace, all bright apartments are air-conditioned with free access to wired internet, sat TV, free private parking
Cost rent apartment: from 38 euro

Photo and description apartments Villa Lucija 3* Tucepi

Apartments Ratac 3* Tucepi

Rent private apartments Tucepi Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.7 / 10
Review score based on 35 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: sea front
Distance to center of Tucepi: 80 m
Distance to airport Split: 70 km
Add: next to the pebbly beach and to the seaside promenade, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, furnished balcony or a terrace or a porch, some kitchen has dishwasher, free private parking, currency exchange and a gift shop are available on site
Cost rent apartment: from 42 euro

Photo and description apartments Ratac 3* Tucepi

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Get to Tucepi

Get to Tucepi by air:

Nearest international airport to Tucepi is airport Split. Distance from airport Split to Tucepi is 86 km

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Distance from international airport Dubrovnik to Tucepi – 165 km
Distance from international airport Zadar to Tucepi – 204 km
Distance from international airport Zagreb to Tucepi – 451 km

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Get to Tucepi by bus:

It is possible to get to Tucepi by bus from the bus station of Split and Dubrovnik.
All buses travelling to Dubrovnik pass through Tucepi and stop upon request.
From the centre of the resort city of Makarska to Tucepi there travels a commuter bus. The trip is 30 minutes long, and you will be able to see some very beautiful seaside scenery.

Website the Split bus station www.ak-split.hr

Website the Makarska bus station www.promet-makarska.hr

Website the Dubrovnik bus station http://libertasdubrovnik.hr

You can get information about timetable and tickets by bus in Europe:

Get to Tucepi by car:

Motorways connect Tucepi with all cities and regions of Croatia.
Tucepi can be reached by the free motorway Jadranska (D8), which goes along all of Croatia’s coastline, or the paid highway (A1). The turn closest to Tucepi is resorts: Brela, Baska Voda, Promajna, Makarska.

Distance from Tucepi to cities of Croatia:

to resort Baska Voda – 15 км; to resort city Makarska – 8 km; to city Split – 66 km; to resort Omis – 41 km; to city Dubrovnik – 147 km; to city Zadar – 210 km; to city Opatija of Kvarner Croatia – 478 km; to city Pula of Istria Croatia – 570 km; to capital of Croatia Zagreb – 445 km

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Map of Tucepi

Weather in resort Tucepi

The resort of Tucepi is in the subtropical climate.

Average monthly temperatures in Tucepi:

January +10 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +18 С
May +23 С
June +27 С
July +30 С
August +31 С
September +26 С
October +20 С
November +15 С
December +12 С

Average monthly water temperatures in Tucepi:

January +11 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +19 С
June +21 С
July +24 С
August +26 С
September +22 С
October +20 С
November +17 С
December +13 С