Croatia is a central European country that lies at the crossroads of Central Europe and the Mediterranean. It is bounded by the eastern edge of the Alps to the northwest, by the Danube and Pannonian plain to the east and by the Adriatic Sea to the south.
Area: land – 56,542 km2, sea – 31,067 km2
State organization: Republic
Capital city: Zagreb
Climate: Interior – moderate continental climate, along the coast – pleasant Mediterranean climate
Currency: kuna (100 lipa)
Today, Tučepi is known primarily as an interesting tourist destination. However, Tučepi is a town with a thousand year long history, a town with rich and recognisable cultural heritage and tradition.
To the west, Tučepi borders on the city of Makarska, which is the main urban centre of the Makarska Riviera. To the north, it is bounded by the impressive Mt. Biokovo.
Climate: like the whole of central Dalmatia, Tučepi has a very pleasant Mediterranean climate: dry, warm and sunny summers and mild and wet winters.