The coastline of the Atlantic Sea cradles the elegance of the historical city of Split. Chosen by the Roman emperor Diocletian as his city of residence, Split accommodates his Palace, an over 1700 years old giant that comprehends an intricate complex of quaint alleys and square. Due to its vastness and impressively excellent conservation, the ancient colossus can be referred to as a city within a city. While the charm of the city's historical sites captivates the multitude of holiday-makers who flock to Split throughout the hot Croatian summer, the unspoiled nature and crystalline waters just make them fall in love.
The people of Split claim that their city is "the most beautiful one in the world and beyond," and the well spirited Split aims to convince you of this! The city is full of life and soul, and the friendly local people of Split are waiting to welcome you with open arms. Only a few cities in the world can offer such variety of entertainment and excursions in their closest surroundings as Split.
Split is the second largest city in Croatia. It is a dynamic and vibrant holiday resort that turns into life over the lively summer season. Its pulsating heart is concentrated in the compact Old Town, composed of the orderly streets and monuments of the imposing Roman emperor's abode.
Just a stone´s throw away from the Palace, Riva, the evocative seafront promenade, runs parallel to the city in a hub of activities that buzzes with life since the early hours – wealthy in shops, cafes and bars, the seafront boardwalk is where both locals and tourists congregate day and night, mingling and mixing.
If the city centre and the crowded beaches have become a major draw for tourists, Split peninsula is where serenity reign supreme and a backdrop of Mediterranean flora shapes the atmosphere.Read More