Split will always have something to offer for everyone, Split is situated inside Diocletian’s Retirement Villa. There are many Roman Ruins scattered throughout – even inside the local bank is a Roman column! It is a highly recommend visit to the basement museum to actually take in the size and technology used for the huge structure.
For views, the best is the top of the Cathedral of St Domnius. The stairs are a challenge but the view from the top spectacular taking in the Riva and the islands in the distance are well worth it.
The city has a diverse range of restaurants so you are well catered for with many serving local favorite dishes. To finish your day, sit in the Riva, which is the perfect place to just sit and watch the world go as the locals dress up and promenade past as you sit with a drink in hand and see tourists rent a boat split to viez the islands.
Split also has beautiful natural areas that you can access easily, Marjan Park is popular with both locals and visitors and near the entrance, you will find Vidilica, a popular coffee spot with views over the old city and the coast.
So if you’re enjoying your holidays in Split and you just want to go for some island hopping in Dalmatia, or you want to spend more time on one of the Split islands, then some of these information might be useful.
Besides being the second largest city in Croatia, Split is also a big traffic hub with airport, ferry port and train station connecting Split to almost entire Europe. The ferry port in Split is the main stop on your way to the islands of south Adriatic sea.
Some of the most popular Croatian islands are located in the Split archipelago and can be reached from Split by ferries or catamarans in 30 minutes or more. The biggest, closest and most popular islands which you can visit from Split are: Brac, Solta, Hvar, Vis, Lastovo and Korcula.