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Exploring the Charm of Split, Croatia: A Traveler's Guide

Nestled along the stunning Dalmatian Coast, Split, Croatia, is a destination that seamlessly blends rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes. As the second-largest city in Croatia, Split is a treasure trove of historical sites, lively markets, and pristine beaches, making it an ideal destination for travelers seeking a perfect mix of relaxation and exploration.

Guided tours visiting Split

Immerse yourself in the vibrant allure of Split and beyond with our guided tours. Soak up the delights of this Croatian gem as our expertly curated itineraries invite you to explore the rich history, charming streets, and cultural treasures of Split. Our tours ensure an enchanting journey through the heart of this coastal city and its surrounding Croatian hotspots. Uncover the hidden gems and historical wonders that make Split a must-visit destination on your travel adventure.

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What to expect - why visit?

Split enchants visitors with its unique blend of ancient history and vibrant modernity. The heart of the city lies within Diocletian's Palace, an imposing fortress that dates back to the 4th century. Wander through narrow alleys, explore hidden courtyards, and discover local shops and cafes within the palace walls. The city's lively atmosphere, fueled by a mix of locals and tourists, creates an unforgettable experience. With its Mediterranean climate, Split boasts long, warm summers, making it an ideal destination for sun-seekers.

Diocletian's Palace

A masterpiece of Roman architecture, this sprawling palace complex is the beating heart of Split. Explore its ancient walls, visit the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Peristyle Square.

Riva Promenade

Stroll along the Riva Promenade, a picturesque waterfront lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops. This bustling area is perfect for enjoying a leisurely coffee or sampling local cuisine while admiring the stunning views of the Adriatic Sea.

Marjan Hill

For a natural escape within the city, hike or bike to Marjan Hill. Enjoy the lush greenery, panoramic vistas, and discover medieval chapels scattered along the trails.

Frequently asked questions

Is Split a safe destination?

Yes, Split is generally considered a safe destination for tourists. Exercise standard precautions and be mindful of your belongings in crowded areas.

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Travel tips


The official currency is the Croatian Kuna (HRK).


Croatian is the official language, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas.

Local cuisine

Indulge in local delicacies like pasticada, peka, and fresh seafood at the bustling fish markets.


Croatians are known for their hospitality. It's customary to greet people with a friendly "Dobar dan" (Good day).

Religious sites

When entering religious sites, dress modestly.

Getting there and travelling around

By Air

Split Airport (SPU) is well-connected to major European cities. From the airport, taxis and buses provide easy access to the city center.

By Sea

Ferries and catamarans connect Split to nearby islands and coastal towns.

Public transport

The city has an efficient bus network, and walking is a great way to explore the compact city center.


The city has an efficient bus network, and walking is a great way to explore the compact city center.

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