Podstrana (Italian: Postrana) is a municipality and settlement in Croatia in the Split-Dalmatia County. It has a population of 9,129 (2011 census), 97% which are Croats. In the Second World War, the town suffered 131 casualties. Podstrana experiences a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) with extremely long periods of sunshine throughout the year. Winter is mild, with a January average of 8 °C (46.4 °F). Snow is unknown. Spring and fall (autumn) are considered ideal seasons for sightseeing and all kinds of outdoor activities. Summers are very hot during the day, and hot in the summer nights. The settlement is housed in a fairly rural landscape considering its proximity to the nearby city of Split (c. 8 km away). Peach growing has been replaced by tourism which is now the dominant sector for the population. Le Méridien Lav, a five-star hotel is located within the municipality of Podstrana. The hotel has a live web cam where you can see a panoramic view of Stobreč and Split. Podstana has an actual plan map. Wikipedia
Explore popular vacation packages for Podstrana, Croatia and kick-start your vacation planning for free. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Split, Croatia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Split for its bountiful attractions like Diocletian's Palace, Cathedral And Bell Tower Of St. Domnius, Museum Of Croatian Archaeological Monuments on your trip to Podstrana. Also, to reach Podstrana, you'll have to take a flight to Split; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.
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