With an approximate population of 200,000, located on the Adriatic Coast, Split is Croatia’s second largest city. Steeped in Roman history, this ancient city emerged in the vicinity of a palace built by the Roman emperor Diocletian.This city was founded between the 3rd and 4th centuries, but it rose to fame only in 295 AD when Diocletian, the Roman emperor, ordered his post retirement palace to be constructed in this city as it was only 5 kms away from Salona (modern day Solin), a large Roman settlement.
The Split and Dalmatia County tourist board has many Split tourism packages to suit multiple pockets and interests, varying from holidays to Makarska Riviera to Zlatni rat, Solin and The Blue Cave. The events and the fairs across the year are also covered, Festival of St John and the Day of the Town, St. Nicholas-Komiza and the film festivals. Spalato, as pronounced in Italian, Split tour is therefore an ideal place to relive the Dalmatian lifestyle. Always on the move the city buzzes with exuberance with an accurate balance of modernity and traditional values. Follow the Split tourism guide for the best and memorable holiday!
Being the largest city along the Adriatic Coast, Split holidays will take you to the Croatian region of Dalmatia. The city has a colorful past since it had been under multiple rules starting from the Romans to Venetian, Austrian, French, Italian and Yugoslav.
Football club, Hajduk is the rage in the city as a sport institution. One of the most noticeable features of the Split tours to be spotted on your trip to this place is that the entire city is highlighted with the club's colors and logo. The Diocletian's Palace is a significant part of Split travel packages, since the remains of this Roman palace has been marked as a part of ancient heritage by the UNESCO. While beaches like Bacvice, Kastelet and Kasjuni are suitable for sunbathing and swimming, Bene is a pine forest beach which can be a treat to your eyes when you travel to this place with the Split vacation packages.
You can make your Split holiday packages more exciting by including snorkeling and diving from boats at the city’s harbor. Going for charter vacations can also be included in your to-do list as you set out for Split. And if you are a foodie, don’t forget to relish the local delicacies like Soparnik, Istrian and Dalmatian hams and other organic local dishes during your tour.