Love Makarska Beaches? Welcome to the January Ice Video

By , 08 Jan 2017, 09:22 AM Lifestyle

As Croatia's cold spell continues, our correspondents have been out and about, with TCN's Vice Rudan capturing an icy waterfront of the Makarska Riveria on January 7, 2017. Great videos!

It is one of the most popular beach havens on the Adriatic, the endless beaches and pristine waters of the Makarska Riviera, but sometimes...

When the tourists are gone, and winter is here, the bura can blow.

Some excellent footage of a very rare commodity on the Makarska Riviera waterfront yesterday - ice. 

The Makarska St Peter Lighthouse covered in ice below.

And a chilly look at the port of Mararksa.

Concerned tourists should not worry - regular warm temperatures and ideal sunbathing conditions will be returned shortly. In the meantime, why not learn more about the Makarska Riviera with our 25 Things to Know about Dalmatia's Beach Heaven?

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  • Traffic is dense in cities and on their detour roads. During the day difficulties can be expected in roadwork areas. Due to fog visibility is reduced in Gorski kotar - on the A6 Rijeka-Zagreb motorway from Oštrovica junction to Tuhobić tunnel. The roads are wet and slippery in Lika and Gorski kotar mountain areas. Strong wind is blowing on the A1 motorway from Miljanica bridge to Mala Kapela tunnel. Drivers are invited to keep distance and to adjust the speed to road conditions. The headlights have to be on during the day as well. One lane is free only/traffic is flowing in reduced lanes on the following motorways:-A1 Zagreb-Split-Ploče at Božići viaduct in direction Split; -A3 Bregana-Lipovac between Kutina and Novska junctions 118th-121st km in both directions; -A4 Zagreb-Goričan at Kraljevečki Novaki junction 93rd-94th km in direction Varaždin till 13 March (speed limit of 60 km/h); -A6 Rijeka-Zagreb at Svilno viaduct 78th-80th km between Orehovica and Čavle junctions in each direction till 1 June; -Rijeka detour road in the exit lane of Rujevica junction in direction Rupa till 16 March; -A8 in Istria on the section Lupoglav-Učka tunnel. In Učka tunnel in Istria one lane is free only every night 10pm-6am till 24/25 February. Due to roadworks traffic is suspended: -on the DC1 state road in Lučko and Stupnik (Zagreb); -on the DC8 Adriatic road at Posedarje till 10 April; -on the DC6 state road, section Glina-Dvor border crossing till 15 March, detour: Glina (DC37)-Petrinja-Hrvatska Kostajnica-Dvor; -on the DC34 Valpovo-Josipovac state road; -on the DC206 Valentinovo-Petrovsko state road; -on the DC228 Jurovski Brod-Ozalj-Karlovac state road at Ozalj. Traffic is regulated by traffic signals/one road lane is free only:-on the DC1 state road at Tušilović; -on the DC1 Sinj-Klis Grlo state road at Dicmo; -on the DC8 Adriatic road on the section Kaštel Stari-Kaštel Gomilica, at Podstrana, on the section Zaton Doli-Bistrina, at Srebreno; -on the DC75 Poreč detour road, section Vrvari-Bijela; -on the DC303 Rovinjsko Selo-Brajkovići-Kurili state road. 15 November 2016-15 April 2017 winter equipment is mandatory on the winter sections of the state roads in Croatia (it includes four winter tyres or four summer tyres with chains ready for use).
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