Gradac municipality consists of five settlements: Drvenik, Gradac, Podaca, Brist i Zaostrog. It is located at the end of the Makarska Riviera, with 3615 inhabitants . It is known that this municipality is often presented as the southernmost in Split and Dalmatia County. Developed are agriculture, fisheries and oleiculture. Catering and tourism are highly developed in recent years . Rich ethnographic offer can be seen in the museum and it is the result of long work . Objects are dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, and the ethnographic collection is divided into five sections. It consists of Dalmatian kitchen , carpentry workshops , a collection of Dalmatian and traditional instruments and fishing gear . There are also known artifacts from the late antique times, and Middle Ages has brought many changes such as the first settlement , which was unfortunately short-lived , because of the persecution of Christians.
Monastery in Zaostrog is the most important symbol of the past. The most famous beach is the Gornja vala, which is the longest on the Makarska Riviera. It should be noted that the first hotel was established in 1919th year, and tourists in their visits to this place often go to the museum to find out as much information about this place as possible. Tsar Porphyrogenet often has in the past mentioned the city Lapčan (Labinac), and the 1417th year was also of great importance. In the 17th century there was a change of the name to Gradac. Preserved are many monuments from the 16th century, church of Sv. Mihovill from the 19th century and the church of St. Ante from the 18th century. The beaches are beautiful, sandy, and its beauty delight tourists
Accommodation is available in private houses, rooms and apartments, and the rich vegetation that makes this the perfect scenery should be also mentioned. Ideal place for holidays for young people, older people, and of course families with children.