What to do in Split

Visit Split during a Mediterranean cruise

Introduction

The port city of Split is the second largest city in Croatia. It plays an important economic and tourism role for the country. Many of the Dalmatian islands can only be reached via Split and there are numerous ferry connections with Italy.

In the 4th century, the Roman Emperor Diocletian commissioned to make his palace. Today this is the main landmark, with the cathedral as the most striking monument. The historic city center is well preserved and is also on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The city has a certain tranquility and along the quayside one can enjoy a walk or have a drink at one of the outdoor cafés.

Practical

A visit to the historic town of Split is an absolute must. In itself, the center is not very big, so expect 2-3 hours for your visit.

You can also choose to first make an excursion to Trogir and explore Split on the way back. You can explore those cities on your own or book a local excursion from one of our local partners.

Popular ports for an excursion to Split are: