Split tourist information
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, centered in the Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. Spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings, Split’s greater area includes the neighboring seaside towns as well. An inter-regional transport hub and popular tourist destination, the city is a link to numerous Adriatic islands and the Apennine peninsula.
City of Split. It is a city with a long and varied history, having been founded as a Greek colony in the 4th century BCE and later becoming a prominent Roman settlement. Throughout its history, Split has been influenced by a number of different powers, including the Byzantine Empire, the Republic of Venice, the Habsburg Monarchy, the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy, the French Empire, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Today, Split is a major transportation hub and a popular tourist destination, known for its Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian and its location on the Adriatic Sea. It is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage and a thriving economy.
Split Now and what to do:
Today Split is a very famous touristic place that can offer different kinds of enjoyment, no matter what the age, preferences and interests are. It’s variety of features gives you the opportunity to experience something new every day. It is very much alive and will definitely leave you breathless.
The center of Split is the old part of town where most of the monuments are situated. You can take a guided tour there and learn all about the history and the most important places.
You can also take a walk on your own. There are a lot of small streets and if you walk through them you will find many interesting and cozy places of your taste. There are a lot of bars and restaurants, but not just that. You will find a lot of small shops with home made jewelry and accessories, small family owned bakeries, hidden places where people from Split go and many, many more.
At the very peak of Split there is a park forest called Marjan. It is covered in a dense Mediterranean pine forest and completely surrounded by the city and the sea, making it a unique sight. Originally used as a park by the citizens as early as the 3rd century, it is a favorite weekend excursion destination and a recreational center for the city. It is also the setting for numerous beaches and jogging trails as well as tennis courts and walking paths, all surrounded by the scenic forest. The tip of the peninsula houses the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries. In the park you can rent a bike and visit the peak from where you can see the town and islands and on your way back have a coffee in and enjoy the sight.
If you want to have some fun and party the best place to go is Bačvice beach. It’s just a few minutes walk east of the city center. The beach is very big and there are many bars, bistros and restaurants open during the day. During the night it becomes a party place with a lot of clubs with different kinds of music where you can relax and enjoy Split night life.
Things you can do for free:
Things to do for very small price:
We will help you with everything you may need. We specialize in arranging boat tours and excursions, including visits to renowned national parks like Krka Waterfalls. There are many thing to see and do for free and small prices. You can ask us anything you want. Our goal is to make you experience in Croatia the best possible and we will do what is needed to achieve exactly that. Doesn’t matter if you want a calm or active holiday, we will make it happen.
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