Croatia's second-largest city, Split (Spalato in Italian) is a great place to see Dalmatian life. Always buzzing, this exuberant city has just the right balance between tradition and modernity. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old walls where Split has been humming along for thousands of years. To top it off, Split has a unique setting. Its dramatic coastal mountains act as the perfect backdrop to the turquoise waters of the Adriatic. Planning your trip is a great idea before you hop in your cruise to Split. Make a to-do list before starting your journey, and here’s the list that we carefully made for you to make the most of your memorable trip to one of the most beautiful cities in the world:
Split is one of the best places in the world for cruising. You can choose from a variety of cruise lines to get mini cruises for people passionate about cruising! You can get a small cruiser and an ideal solution for spending your holiday and exploring all the tiny ports of call, magical hidden spots of innumerable islands and historical gems along the Croatian coast.
- Reach the Beach!
Build a sandcastle, relax and enjoy the sun, sip your favourite juice, or dive into the beach, it’s all yours!
There are number of beautiful beaches in split; Bacvice Beach, Kasjuni Beach, Kastelet Beach, Znjan Beach, Bene Beach etc. You can rent a bicycle or a car and reach there to enjoy your time at Split. The beaches are very popular for being the clubbing spots! So never miss a beach party while you’re in Split.
- Outdoor fun
Split is full of adventure and fun, enjoy a rafting experience through crystal green waters of cetina river or get the high adrenaline experience at Zipline split
where guests descend through the canyon! If you’re into sea and under water life, you should definitely try Scuba diving! You can also go for Basic canyoning, Extreme canyoning and Sea kayaking.
Shopping in Split can be a great fun. The most amazing thing about doing shopping is, you can also enjoy touring the main sightseeing points at the same time, as everything is going one in rather restricted central area. There are a number of malls where you can go for shopping; Emmezeta mall, Mercator, Joker mall center, city center one, etc. where you can find a number of brands of your choice and enjoy shopping!
- Historic Site Seeing
Settled in by Ancient Greeks and Romans and subsequently defended against Venetians and Ottomans, Croatia displays more than 2,000 years of history, from Istria to Dalmatia. Diocletian’s Palace, Dubrovnik City Walls, Poreč, Euphrasian Basilica, Pula Amphitheatre are some of the best places historic places that you should never miss!