The 15 top things to do in Split Croatia

Want to know what to do in Split Croatia? Don't worry, we've got you covered! In this post, we share the best things to do in Split including top attractions, activities, and day tours.

The 15 top things to do in Split Croatia, Illustration
The 15 top things to do in Split Croatia, Illustration

Are you are finally visiting Split, one of the most exciting Croatian towns? Great! Split has a special atmosphere. The city is old, historic, also chaotic, sometimes wild, and often rebellious, but it is a city that leaves its mark on every visitor.

Oh, and it is the second largest town in Croatia, one of only 4 towns in Croatia with a population of over 100.000. Split offers to its visitors loads of things to do. Stroll along Split's seafront promenade, visit museums and art galleries, hike Marjan hill or just chill out at the beach.

Here is our list of the top things to do in Split.

What to do in Split, Croatia

Unique old town squeezed within the walls of the ancient Roman palace, seaside boardwalk buzzing with people night and day, numerous beaches, lively bars, and restaurants, and many islands that are just a short ferry-ride away, make Split one of the most popular destinations in Croatia.

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We visit Split at least two times a year, and often more. We love the town, the vibe fits us, and so do Split restaurants.

Regardless of how long you stay in Split, whether you travel alone, as a couple, or family with kids, or what your budget is – this is the right place to start planning your activities in Split!

The 15 top things to do in Split

Explore Split old town

Vocni trg, buildings in Split
A small town square in old town Split, Croatia | Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay

Split old town is set within an ancient Roman palace dating back to the early 4th century (how cool is that!). The old town is easy to visit, although, in a maze of cobblestone streets, it is not always easy to find your way around. We, always get lost, no matter how well we know the old town. But, don't worry, this makes a visit even more interesting, and with so much history around, you always discover new details, alleyways, and passages.

The entire palace is one enormous historical site,  but it is also the center of Split’s everyday life. This is where you will spend the majority of your time in Split, and where most of the attractions, restaurants, bars, shops, and people are.

Therefore, every visit to Split, short or long, inevitably focuses on wandering Split’s narrow, cobbled streets, discovering hidden alleyways, enjoying the beautiful architecture, and popular Split landmarks.

The Diocletian Palace is one of ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Croatia. The main landmarks include:

  • the Peristyle, a court turned town square that is home to the town's Cathedral, the Bell Tower, the entrance into the palace's basements, prothyron, vestibule, and sphinx statues among other things
  • the Cathedral, dating back to the 7th century
  • the Bell Tower, offering great views over the town
  • the town's gates: Golden, Silver, Bronze, and Iron Gate
  • the Temple of Jupiter, that has been transformed into today's Baptistery in the 6th century
  • the cellars of the Diocletian's Palace, where you can perceive the actual size of the palace
  • Gregory of Nin (Grgur Ninski) statue (Rub Gregory’s tow for the plenitude of good luck)
  • many squares and palaces, including Narodni trg (People’s Square), and Vocni trg (Fruits' Square), and Let me pass Street, Split's narrowest street

You can explore Split old town on your own. If you are in rush, don't worry, it won't take you more than an hour to visit it. However, it's full of charm, and if you have more time, it is certainly better. That way you can do it slowly, you can stop for a coffee, or a glass of wine, you can taste some of the great local dishes, or just sit and watch the world go by.

However, a guided tour can give you a good historical overview of the Diocletian Palace and make you understand better the town and its people.

We recommend Split Walking Tour, and a 1.5-hour evening walking tour. Both tours are similar and both have great guides, the only difference is whether you prefer the day or evening tour.

Game of Thrones fans can look into this Game of Thrones walking tour. It's a great way to learn about Split history, explore the town, whilst discovering Game of Thrones filming locations.

You can also explore Split on the Segway tour (it's faster, more fun, and you get to see other neighborhoods, as well as Marjan Park).

Climb the Bell Tower

Panorama of Split, Croatia
Photo credit: DS-Foto & Pixabay

If you want to experience the best panorama of Split, climb to the top of the bell tower.

Built between the 13th and 16th centuries and later reconstructed in 1908 and in 2020, the tower is 59 m high, and it takes about 200 stairs to climb all the way up. However, the 360° panoramic views over Split are absolutely worth it.

The stairs are narrow at certain places. They start as steep stone stairs, just to quickly pass into suspended metal stairs. The staircase, as well as the entire interior, has been renovated in 2020, and the metal staircase in use now is super comfortable and safe. There are places where you can stop to rest, and while not very wide, they are wide enough for two persons to pass by one another.

The bell tower opens at 8 am and we recommend going there as soon as it opens to avoid the crowds.

The ticket costs 20 Kn.

Enjoy another viewpoint atop Marjan Hill

View from Vidilica on the Marjan Hill over Split
Photo credit: leiris202& Flickr

A 178 m high hill, set at the small peninsula, northwest of the old town, Marjan Hill is locals’ favorite recreational spot close to the city center.

The hill offers numerous footpaths and jogging trails, and it has always been a popular place for walking, jogging, rock-climbing, and mountain-biking (more about some of these activities below).

But, another reason, tourists and locals alike climb the hill is to get wonderful views of the town. And the best part for those who don't like to climb – you don't even need to climb all the way to the summit for the best views. The best panoramic views you get from the café bar Vidilica, way beneath the summit. The Vidilica is a lovely cafe bar perched atop the hill, where you can chill out, and enjoy a view over the town and the sea.

Have a dip in the Adriatic or just a stroll at Bacvice beach

Bavcice Beach in Split

Don't forget that Split is actually located by the sea. So, on a hot summer day, take some downtime to chill out on Split's most popular beach.

Bacvice is a legendary beach in Split. It may not be the most beautiful beach. The sea here perhaps isn't the cleanest, but this is a beach that you should visit to feel the soul of Split.

Bacvice is a sandy beach located just 10 minutes walk from the old town. Here you can witness a fierce party of picigin (a local ball game played with an old, stripped off a tennis ball, in shallow water), swim, sunbathe or relax in the nearby cafe Zbirac (our favorite day cafe in Split). Bacvice is also a popular place to party at night due to the few nightclubs that are nearby. Oh, and all these activities happen year-round!

Stroll along Split seafront promenade (Riva)

Riva in Split, Croatia

Split's waterfront, Riva, is the heart of the town, and the pride of every person from Split.

In 2007, after Riva’s renovation, the people of Split demonstrated how sensible they are to their waterfront. Riva's new, shiny look enraged locals so much that they protested for months demanding the old patina to be brought back. I think today everybody would agree that the new look is simply great.

The seafront promenade is lined with cafes, bars, eateries, and souvenir shops. On the east side, there is a green market, and on the west side, there is a Republic square, the church of St. Francis, and a nice fountain.

Enjoy a morning or evening stroll, have a drink in one of many bars and feel the vibe of this magnificent city. A people-watch is the local sport here.

Taste local food in Villa Spiza

If you can only visit one restaurant in Split, choose Villa Spiza. This small hole-in-the-wall restaurant serves simple, traditional, yet tasty and affordable Dalmatian food.

The menu is short, and it changes daily. It's one of our favorite places to eat in Split.

Have an ice cream

Split has two really awesome ice cream parlors. Both places make their ice creams using only natural ingredients and whenever possible ingredients are also locally sourced. They both also offer vegan and sugar-free ice creams.

Tucked behind the theater building, Luka's  Ice Cream and Cakes is already a well-known address in Split among ice cream aficionados. The Luka's hit a home run with its lavender-honey flavored ice cream, but we also like their vanilla and a triple chocolate ice cream. A scoop will set you back 10 Kn (1,4 €) to 15 Kn (2 €) depends on the flavor you choose.

Ela's Ice Cream & More opened its door in 2019 and won the hearts of locals and tourists alike with their yummy natural ice creams. At Ela's, you will find a great variety of classic and unique flavors, like vanilla and chocolate but also lemon-mint, orange-ginger, or vegan chocolate ice cream. The owner puts lots of emphasis on using local and seasonal ingredients, especially local fruits and herbs. Must-try if in Split.

Visit Os' Kolac to Satisfy your sweet tooth

Lemon cake from Os Kolac Pastry shop

Don't leave Split unless you tasted a cake at the Os' Kolac, our favorite pastry shop. Oh, my, cakes at Os' Kolac are divine and simply to die for. If I lived in Split permanently, Os' Kolac would be a serious threat to my wallet, blood sugar, and weight. I would perhaps tour it daily.

Anyways, the pastry shop is run by Tea Mamut, one of the most famous Croatian pastry chefs. Her cakes taste great, look great, and they also have fun names based on a play with a local dialect.

This is a must-have experience in Split.

Enjoy wine tasting at Monica’s wine bar

If you are interested in learning about Croatian wine, hop by Monica's wine bar. The owner-cum-sommelier, Monica, and her staff are super-friendly, warm, and knowledgeable. They will introduce you to the world of Croatian wine either through the wine produced at Monica's family's estate in the nearby Neretva region or through gems produced by other local winemakers.

This is also a great place to taste Coral Wines. These are the wines of various winemakers that aged undersea.

Contacts | Ban Mladenova 1, Split | t: +385 98 177 6162 | Facebook

Get a breakfast

In Split, you'll find a variety of places offering all kinds of breakfasts you can imagine: continental, English, French, American, vegan, Hawaiian, you name it!

Our favorite places for breakfast in Split are Kat's Kitchen, a lovely little place serving delicious healthy breakfast, brunch, and lunch; Brasserie on 7, right amidst hustle and bustle of Split's Riva, offers traditional-style English breakfast but also freshly squeezed juices, French toast, and eggs Benedict; Fig keeps breakfast menu short but varied, and it is served until 1 pm. If you just feel to grab something on the go, stop by Kruscic bakery, the best bakery in all Split.

Hang out at Matejuska

Matejuska is a small harbor at the west end of Riva (a seafront promenade). This is a place where local youth hangs out. Just do as locals do: grab a drink from a nearby corner store, sit on the wall, and watch the world go by, enjoy the sunset, or simply relax with friends.

The Mali ducan, one of the best places to have a specialty beer in Split, is just across the street. It offers over 200 different local and international craft beers.

Sea Kayaking

We find that sea kayaking is a great way to experience a different Split and to get active.

Many local agencies offer this tour. Usually, you can choose between two sea kayaking tours: morning, and sunset tours. Both tours take you paddling around the Marjan Hill with organized swimming, snorkeling, and cliff jumping stops.

Each tour lasts four hours and includes 3 miles of paddling. The morning tour starts at 9.00 am, and the afternoon tour starts at 5 pm. The meeting point is at bus station no. 12 in front of the St. Francis Church, 30 minutes before the start.

Tours are offered daily from April through September.

Taste local craft beers

Bottles of Barba craft beer, LAB Brewery, Split Croatia

Two local microbreweries are LAB and Mandrill Nano Brewing CO.

LAB offers two main labels: Pale ALE Barba and Blonde ALE Punica. Other labels include their English Pale Ale – Barba Englez, and Simons Motor Oil Stout, Barba Imperial IPA, and many more. The LAB offers brewery tours if you are interested.

Mandrill Nano is a brewpub where you can taste their homebrewed craft beer on tap. But they also have food and other local craft beers on offer.

A great bar in Split to discover Croatian craft beers is Leopold’s Delicatessen Bar. They offer 4 to 5 tap beers and a good selection of bottled beers.

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Try your hand at SUP

This is a fun thing to do in Split. When we did this tour, we had no previous experience, and it seemed to us quite simple. However, it's much trickier than we thought. The guide gave us instructions and after a shaky start, we actually managed the paddling techniques relatively fine.

We booked a night paddling tour on illuminated boards. It was really cool experience! Wear something light that dries quickly. Some people did get wet! You don't need to take a camera or a phone, the guide takes photos. So, you don't worry about your stuff getting wet.

Prices start at 35 € per person.

MORE INFO ON STAND UP PADDLE BOARD TOUR IN SPLIT!

Take a day tour from Split

Beach in Komiza, Vis Island

If you stay in Split for more than a day or two, we highly recommend that you take some of the day tours from Split. Actually, Split makes a great base to explore the entire Dalmatia, central Dalmatian islands like Hvar, Brac, or Vis, but also neighboring Bosnia & Herzegovina.

On a day tour from Split, you can easily reach as far north as Plitvice lakes, or as south as Dubrovnik.

The most popular day tours from Split

Some of the most popular day tours include island hopping, where you can visit as many as 5 islands in a day. These islands include Hvar, Vis, Bisevo, Ravnik, and Budikovac. On this tour, you also get to visit the Blue Cave, a must-see natural attraction on the island of Bisevo. You can find more information here.

Two Croatian national parks, Plitvice Lakes and Krka Waterfalls are both easily reachable from Split, and not to be missed Croatian natural sights.  You can book this tour to Plitvice Lakes as well as this small-group tour to Krka Waterfalls.

Dubrovnik is the most popular destination in Croatia and a must-visit for everybody visiting the country. If you are short on time and you don't plan to visit Dubrovnik on its own, then check this day tour to Dubrovnik from Split. If you plan to visit Dubrovnik on your own, then check our guide on how to get from Split to Dubrovnik.

For a change of scenery, take a day tour to the neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina. UNESCO-protected Old Bridge, turrets, mosques, oriental shops, and restaurants, ottoman architecture make Mostar one of the most popular places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This day tour from Split takes you not only to Mostar but also to the Kravica Waterfalls.

Adventure seekers can zipline across the Cetina River Canyon, go white-water rafting, or canoeing on the Cetina River. If that's not enough adrenaline rush for you, try your hand at canyoning through the Cetina River.

A quick Split travel guide

Now that you've got an idea about things to do in Split, we would like to help you plan your entire stay in Split.

Here is our quick travel guide to Split where we share our tips on where to stay in Split, the best places to eat in Split, bars, events, beaches, and more.

PLAN YOUR VISIT TO SPLIT WITH OUR SPLIT TRAVEL GUIDE!

Accommodation in Split

Split offers a wide range of accommodation for every type of traveler. We have written a detailed guide on where to stay in Split, including all popular neighborhoods, the best hotels in Split, lovely apartments, and fun hostels.

Below you will find a few recommendations.

Judita Palace – $$$$

Double room in the heritage hotel Judita Palace in Split

Located at the Narodni Trg, at the heart of Split old town, this small, boutique hotel is set in a palace dating back to the 16th century. The hotel features 11 well-appointed rooms with exposed stone walls, hardwood floors, tasteful décor, city views, flat-screen TV, and free WiFi. The staff is friendly.

CHECK PRICES AND AVAILABILITY HERE!


Hotel Cornaro – $$$

Double room in the heritage hotel Cornaro, Split

We love this hotel in Split! The Cornaro is well located, clean, offers good breakfast, friendly staff, spacious rooms with great walk-in shower, and affordable rates.

CHECK PRICES AND AVAILABILITY HERE!


Hotel Slavija – $$

One of the oldest continuously operating hotels in Split, Hotel Slavija has recently been renovated. The location is second to none, the staff is accommodating, breakfast is copious, and the rooms are modern, clean, and comfy. What else can you possibly ask for? It's a 3-star property, and it offers competitive rates.

BOOK NOW AND SAVE!


Bepo studio collection – $$

Bepo Studio Collection in Split Croatia

Lovely apartments in Split’s Varos neighborhood, Bepo studios are a great alternative to hotel stays. Studios can accommodate two persons. All studios are well-appointed and tastefully decorated. They all come with a kitchenette, a sitting area, a comfy bed, WiFi, flat-screen TV. Apartments on the lower floor also have a patio.

MORE INFO HERE!


Hostel Dvor – $

Hostel Dvor in Split, Croatia

This fun hostel is located just a few-minute walk from the old town. Hostel Dvor offers 3-, 4- and 6-bed dorms, as well as double rooms with private or shared bathrooms. Dorm rooms have bunk beds, each with a locker, lights, electric outlet, and a small shelf. Other amenities include WiFi, linen, towels, coffee, tea, fruit, and cookies, all free of charge.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!


Eating out in Split

We like restaurants in Split. We have dedicated an entire post to eating out in Split. Here we bring you just a couple of our favorite places to eat in Split.

A little eatery Kod Hvaranina is kind of an institution for the people of Split. Don't let worn-out decor discourage you from tasting fresh local dishes at Kod Hvaranina. Famed for its gregada, a fish stew typical for the Hvar Island, Hvaranin also prepares various traditional Dalmatian meat and fish dishes like veal or squid risotto, cod in white wine, and braised baby beef with gnocchi.

If you are looking into something finer, then konoba Nikola offers one of the finest seafood and fish dishes in the area. It's a 15-minute drive from Split, but well worth the effort. The interior is cozy, the staff and owners are friendly, and the ingredients are super fresh. Highly recommended for true seafood and fish aficionados.

We've already mentioned Villa Spiza in Split’s old town, a small and cozy place offering yummy Dalmatian comfort food. Don't miss it out.

And last, but not least – Ma:toni! Tasty food, friendly staff, and a cool cellar vibe make Ma:toni one of Split best addresses for dining out. Ma:Toni's menu offers enticing tapas, bistro-style dishes like yummy risotto or puttanesca pasta, but also good steaks, and even vegan options.

Best bars in Split

… for beer

Sanctuary Bar: A tiny bar with a large outdoor terrace, Sanctuary Bar has a good choice of Croatian craft beer, four on tap, and some more in bottles. The place is also popular for reasonably priced cocktails and a great choice of whiskeys. Both staff and patrons are friendly.

Leopold's Delicatessen Bar: Leopold's is the best bar in Split when it comes to craft beer. At Leopold's, you'll always find 4 to 5 beers on tap, and a choice of 30 bottled beers. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly, and are happy to explain different Croatian craft beers.

… for wine

Paradox Wine & Cheese Bar: A nice wine bar just out of the city walls, Paradox has an extensive list of Croatian, but also international wines, that they serve by the glass. They also offer cheese and charcuterie platters. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The prices are a bit high.

Zinfandel Food & Wine Bar: A nice contemporary bar in the heart of the old town, Zinfandel offers a variety of Croatian wines, over 30 of them served by the glass. They also serve food, including breakfast. Dishes are simple, showcasing typical Dalmatian dishes in a modern way.

… for coffee

Zbirac: For us, Zbirac is the best coffee bar in Split. Period. Not because Zbirac offers a variety of coffees or any particular coffee roast, it's because Zbirac has te best laid back atmosphere in Split. Located right at Bacvice beach, Zbirac doesn't even have a closed space. Instead, it has a lovely terrace overlooking the beach. Definitely locals' favorite spot to chill out and have a drink.

4coffee soul food: Back in 2015 three friends from Split decided to open a coffee shop that they judged was missing in Split. So they opened 4coffee soul food in what seems to be the tiniest coffee bar in all Split. 4 coffee soul food offers freshly roasted specialty coffees and a variety of smoothies.

Getting around Split

  • Bus: You can get everywhere within Split, and also all the way to Trogir and Omis, with public transportation. Buses run every 30 minutes, from 5 am to midnight. Both night buses, no. 39 and no. 40, run after midnight, every 60 minutes. Tickets can be purchased at any kiosk, or on a bus. Check this Split bus map.
  • Car: Car in Split can be handy only if you plan to do day trips, to some of the places suggested above in the chapter about things to do in Split. For this, we recommend that you rent a car for a day or two. Otherwise, a car can be a burden, as you need to think about parking, and heavy traffic. Check here for more info and the latest prices on car rental in Split.
  • Taxi: UberX is available in Split, as well as few local companies, like Cammeo, Eko, Halo Taxi, etc. UberX and Cammeo have similar rates. The start is 5 Kn, every additional kilometer is 5 km, and waiting time costs 0.5 Kn per minute.
  • Walk: You can walk everywhere in Split. The old town is very compact and it is car-free. Even if you stay out of the old town, you can reach almost every neighborhood within a 30-minute walk.

What are your favorite things to do in Split? Let us know in the comments below.

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44 thoughts on “The 15 top things to do in Split Croatia”

  1. Thanks for all the info! Is everything still up to date (seeing comments dating back to 2014) regarding bars, restaurants, etc.? Will be visiting Trogir and Split next month and really looking forward to it.

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  2. Wonderful!

    Its an amazing to note the versatile nature of Split…I was looking for an off beat location in Europe…and I have found it.

    Love from India

    Rohit

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  3. GREAT SITE FRANK, thanks.
    April 2018, I am coming from ljubinjana, slovinia. do you know if the buses would arrive in the main bus station please?? ONE BUS STATION ?? I will be going onward to dubrovnik after Split. Thanks again

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  4. Hello Frank, my husband and I are from western Canada and we are in Split at the moment! What a great place! Went to Leopold’s to try some local beers and they were great. Then, we ate at Hvaranin Tavern for a nice dinner and we were looking for To Je To to have a few drinks but it does not exist anymore. Thank you for the great suggestions! Next stop, Dubrovnik and we will definitely look at your recommendations!

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  5. Hi there.
    Found your blog before coming to Croatia. Here for a 20 th anniversary trip. We are Americans living in Hungary and we’re able to drive here, which made traveling the coast fantastic! But just wanted to say we really like this site. The style and the information. I appreciated it is not a typical 20 something backpacker just passing through. It’s more sophisticated, yet tastefully budget aware. We referred to it all week for Zagreb, Dubrovnik, split and Trogir, and it definitely contributed to our enjoyment. ?We plan on returning to Croatia again soon. Your information will be part of our travel plans. So thanks for all your efforts! ? Croatia!

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  6. I’m a fellow Canadian visiting Split for the first time (can’t wait!) Thank you for putting together this very comprehensive guide!

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  7. Hi Frank, thank you so much for your great posts on Split and Dubrovnik. My wife and I are visiting for 2 weeks from mid next week – Split (3d), sailing (7d), Dubrovnik (3d) before a quick sojourn to Kotor. You have given us so many ideas I think we’ll have to come back! Thank you again. All the best, Chris & Sally

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  8. Hi Frank,
    We are in Split for 3 days. Don’t want to waste anytime making choices . Please could you give us the 3 best restaurants and bars to go to. Other than the places listed are there insider tips you can provide.
    Thank you in advance ,
    Deepa

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  9. Hi Frank,

    Thanks for the very comprehensive description of things you can do in and around split. My family and I will be in Split for 3 days. Plan to go to Hvar on one of the days. Based on the research I have done, it looks like doing private tours is the best way to visit Hvar as the Ferries/Catamarans are meant for locals who commute between the islands and hence are not very frequent nor do they give you enough time on the islands themselves. Is that correct ?
    The downside to joining a tour is you are on the clock which can make it feel a bit rushed.
    Also can I do Hvar in the morning and potentially do something else close by like Trogir on the same day ?

    Thanks

    Suyog

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  10. Great list about Croatia ! I have learned so many new and amazing things from your writing. Thanks dear for sharing with us. What you guys think would be the cheapest city to stay in Croatia ?

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  11. Thank you for your beautiful post and all those amazing photos of my home country. I’ve lived in Canada for 25 years now and can’t wait to go back for a visit next summer. You’ve brought tears to my eyes!!
    Thank you :)

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    • Hi Tania,
      thanks for reading :). Croatia is great, I’ve moved here over 10 years ago, and loving it. What part of Croatia your family comes from?

  12. Hi!
    Thanks for a great side. We are 4 girls in the 30s travelling this weekend to split. We want to see the best of the town. We arrive Friday around 1400 pm and want to eat the best local seafood in the city. Maby in the old town? Where do we go? Saturday we are thinking about a win-yard trip to Umotski. Is that a good idea?. Saturday night we need another good restaurant, and a fancy nightclub. Sunday we talked about walking to Marjan hill many? Do you have any good ideas? Thanks upfront!

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  13. Beautiful pictures. Thank you for sharing. We will be in Split on Oct 7th. I have wanted to visit Croatia for quite awhile so very excited. Can you recommend a walking tour of the old town?

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    • Hi Scotti, thanks for stopping by. October is a great time to visit Split. It shouldn’t be very hot, and there will be fewer crowds. As for walking tours, check http://www.splitwalkingtour.com/. They even organize free walking tours, but also have some specific tours with a focus on certain cultural, historical, or interest areas. Let us know if we can help with anything else.

  14. Hello Frank!
    I have enjoyed your website a lot. Thanks. Me and My girlfriend are Flying To Split may 1st. We Are wondering that should we book accommodation via internet now before trip or can we just get it from the Split Airport or bus station? We Are planning To stay in Split for a few days and then we Are heading To Island Hvar. I think that we Will find an accommodation from Hvar when we Are there. Is that the best way To make best deals?
    Do You have some super tips for our trip To Split and near areas in early may?

    Thanks already,
    Aatu

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    • Hi Aatu, sory for this late reply. But I think I had you covered over at twitter. Just book in advance as the rates at this time of the year are great, and there is lots of accommodation to choose from.

  15. Happy to say I did just about all of these when I was in Split over the summer, and had a freaking awesome time. I think you need to add the natural history museum to your museum list (I think that is what it was called?). It’s going down as one of my favourite museums for all the wrong reasons… It had a cave which was decorated with brown paper stuck to the walls… like something out of a nursery play. It was oddly amusing.

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    • Thanks for stopping by, and for the tip, Anastasia. I haven’t visited the natural history museum. But will check it out and add to the list. Like your “wrong” reasons… :-)

  16. Okay, now I REALLY want to explore Old Town. Looks so incredibly beautiful! Those streets literally shine. And “Let Me Pass” street? How cool is that?

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    • Thanks, Samantha! I don’t think it means anything. But I was sad the day I realise that Banana Split wasn’t really named after the town of Split :)

  17. I have always wanted to visit Croatia and the pictures of Split are very enticing. It looks like there is a good mixture of things to visit, places to relax and a great selection of food and drink to choose from – sounds like my ideal place. I hope to be able to visit one day soon. Thanks for sharing more reasons for us to explore Croatia :)

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  18. Interesting post Frank – Croatia’s a place I’d like to go and appreciate the above. The Old town and Klis fortress look particularly interesting and you’ve got some great photos!
    Frank (bbqboy)

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