Best places to visit in Croatia: Our pick #1
In the heart of Dalmatia, Split became a popular retirement destination in the 4th century for Roman emperors such as Diocletian. Today, it is renowned for its variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments among them the UNESCO-listed Diocletian Palace. A centre of culture, Split has a number of museums, the National Theatre and hosts a summer music festival. The city offers plenty of eateries, bars and cafes. To experience some local culture head to the Green Market called Pazar, where you can jump in and join the hubbub. The buying and selling frenzy involves a variety of goods from fresh fruits and veggies, to clothing and other odds and ends.