Holidays in Split, Croatia

If you are planning to spend your next holidays in Split, Croatia, you will be glad to hear that over the last couple of years Split city has become a top travel and vacation destination in Croatia, leaving many other popular Croatia’s vacation destinations behind in the race. This has led to the rise in the offer and quality of various tourist activities, travel packages, excursions from Split, island tours, bars and nightlife and various accommodation units you can rent in the downtown of Split, near popular beaches or far away from the busy city life.

As the competition between tourist agencies in Split increases so does the quality and range of vacation offers which is a very good news for anyone planning their holidays in Split and for Split tourism as a whole.

We will take a look at the most popular holiday offers, accommodations, sights, bars and activities you can choose between to make your visit to Split unforgettable.

Split Tourism

The popularity of Split tourism and the rich travel offers you can choose between when planning your holidays in Split is mainly due to the exceptional position of the city of Split as the central point of Dalmatia. Split is the starting point for visiting most popular coastal cities and villages in Dalmatia, as well as the main port from where most popular Croatian islands are only short ride away.

If you wish to visit some of the beautiful Split islands, you are once more in luck, as from the city port you can take a ferry and be far away from the mainland by taking pleasant panoramic boat ride along the island shores.

Shore excursions from Split

In case you wish to visit secluded beaches on the islands, hidden bays and popular island destinations and attractions in a single day, you may decide to take some of the most popular daily speedboat tours from Split and experience all the beauty Dalmatia has to offer in a single day. The main advantage of such a tour is that you get to experience all the breathtaking stops on different islands which you would otherwise need number of days to visit yourself.

ADULT € 116
CHILD (3-8) € 58
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Blue Cave Tour Itinerary

08:30 Departure from Split Riva
10:30 Blue Cave
11:30 Stiniva Cove
12:10 Green Cave
13:00 Island Budikovac
13:45 Palmižana bay
16:30 Hvar town
19:00 Arrival to Split


Duration: 10 Hours (approx.)
Destinations/Attractions
: Blue Cave, Green cave, Stiniva Cove, Budikovac Island, Hvar town, Palmižana Bay

ADULT € 53
CHILD (3-8) € 26.5
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Blue Lagoon Tour Itinerary

09:00/14:30*  Departure from Split Riva
09:40/15:10*  Arrival in Blue Lagoon
11:40/17:10*  Departure from Blue Lagoon
12:10/17:40*  Arrival in Trogir, free time
13:45/19:00*  Departure from Trogir
14:15/19:30*  Arrival to Split

*half day tour-operates in the morning and afternoon


Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
Destinations/Attractions: Blue Lagoon, Trogir, opportunity to spot dolphins

Nature tours from Split

Only short distance from Split you can visit the untouched nature of Cetina River canyon, where you can embark on rafting or canyoning expedition, National Park Krka with it’s numerous natural beauties, as well as the National Park Plitvice with its large and small lakes and the largest waterfall in Croatia which is the main landmark of this location.

ADULT € 43
CHILD € 43
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Rafting Tour Itinerary

09:00               meeting
09:00-09:45    transfer to the start point of the tour
10:00              start of rafting on Cetina river
16:00              arrival in Split


Duration: Approximately 3h and 30 min
Included: Skipper, VAT, insurance, guide assistance, transfer and equipment

ADULT € 47
CHILD /
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Canyoning Tour Itinerary

09:00              Meeting point in front of the entrance in Diocletian’s palace basements
09:00-09:45   Transfer to the start point of the tour
10:00              Start of canyoning
16:00              Arrival in Split


Duration: approx 3h and 30 min
Included: equipment (helmet, life-jacket and a long neoprene suit), insurance and guide assistance

ADULT € 56
CHILD (3-14) € 33
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Krka Tour Itinerary

08:15 – 08:30     Departure from Split
10:30 – 13:00     Skradinski buk
13:30 – 15:45     Roski slap, optional lunch
16:30 – 18:00     Sightseeing of Šibenik
19:30                     Return to Split


Duration: approx 11 hours
Destinations:  Split – NP  Krka waterfalls – Šibenik – Split
Inclusions: Pick up and Drop off, Official tour guide, Entrance tickets, Insurance

ADULT € 80
CHILD (3-14) € 48
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Plitvice Tour Itinerary

07:30 – 07:45      Departure from Split
11:30 – 15:30      Guided Sightseeing of National Park Plitvice Lakes
16:00 – 17:00      Free time for lunch
20:00 – 20:30      Arrival in Split


Duration: approx 12 hours
Destinations: Split – National Park Plitvice lakes – Split
Inclusions: Pick up and Drop off, Air-conditioned transport, Official tour guide, Entrance tickets, Insurance

Activities in Split

Besides taking rafting or canyoning tour on the nearby Cetina River, you can take number of activities within the city of Split itself. With great number of beaches offering different sea gadgets you can rent or choose various activities on Marjan hill, locally called the lungs of the city, you can enjoy and experience nature and active life without the need of ever leaving this popular city.

ADULT € 57
CHILD /
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Marjan Rock Climbing Itinerary

15:30 Meeting
16:00 Beginning of your climbing adventure
19:30 Arrival on the meeting point


Duration: approx 4 hours
Destinations: Marjan hill
Inclusions: transfer to the climbing site, guide, necessary equipment

PRICE € 350
(MAX 4 PEOPLE ON THE TOUR)
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Fishing Tour Itinerary

08:00 Departure
08:45 Arrival at the prime fishing spots
11:00 Swimming break
13:30 Lunch at a local restaurant
17:00 Arrival in Split


Duration: approx 9 hours
Destinations: Split’s islands, depending on wind sea currents
Included: Skipper, VAT, fuel and fishing equipment, the fish you catch for lunch

PRICE € 400
(MAX 4 PEOPLE ON THE TOUR)
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Spearfishing Tour Itinerary

08:00 Departure from the meeting point
08:45 Arrival at the finest diving area
11:00 Swimming break
13:30 Lunch at a local restaurant
17:00 Arrival in Split


Duration: Approximately 9 hours
Included: skipper, VAT, fuel, HD video and diving equipment for 2 people

ADULT € 60
CHILD /
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Diving Tour Itinerary

Discover Scuba Diving: Departure 10 AM – Arrival 5:00 PM

Two options:
1. Split-Ciovo-Blue Lagoon_Solta
2. Split-south part of island Brac-Bol


Duration: approx  7 h
Included: Diving equipment, professional instructor, boat ride, insurance

ADULT € 12
CHILD (5-15) € 8
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Split Walking Tour Itinerary

Every day, upon request


Duration: 1 hour
Inclusions: English speaking local guide

On this one hour walking tour, we will give you an insight into the emperor’s life and an abstract of the city’s 1700-year-old history. Diocletian’s Palace is a living monument, so do not be surprised to discover that it is the urban center, filled with homes, shops and cafes. This biggest and most precious monument in the city is well preserved and it will be a great walk into Split’s fascinating past.

ADULT € 50
CHILD /
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Split Segway Tour Itinerary

upon request, every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Duration: 120-135 min
Capacity: 2-8 pax/group,
Inclusions: guide/instructor, Segway PT led

If you are trendy or just want to experience something new, this modern and eco friendly tour is a great way to explore Split city center. With a short instruction, it will take just few minutes for you to become a Segway master ready for cultural exploration.

City Breaks

As Split is well connected to all the major towns and cities in Croatia and the nearby countries, you can choose to take one day city break to some of the most popular cities nearby. Leaving Split by bus in the morning and returning in the evening would enrich you for one more memorable experience.

ADULT € 67
CHILD (3-14) € 40
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Dubrovnik Day Trip Itinerary

07:45                    Pick-up and departure
10:00 – 10:45       Visiting Ston
12:00 – 13:00       Dubrovnik sightseeing tour with local guide
13:00 – 17:00       Free time in Dubrovnik
20:00                    Return to Split


Duration: approx 12 hours
Inclusions: Pick up and drop off, air-conditioned transport, local official tour guide, insurance

ADULT € 67
CHILD (3-14) € 40
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Tour Itinerary

07:45                     Departure from Split
09:30 – 10:30    Visiting Pocitelj
11:00 – 12:00    Mostar sightseeing
12:00 – 14:30    Lunch and shopping
15:00 – 17:00    Medjugorje or Kravice
19:00                     Arrival in Split


Duration:  approx 11 hours
Inclusions: Pick up and drop off from your hotel, private guide in Mostar, transport with a comfortable car/high class or passenger van, road tolls and parking, all taxes and VAT.

Museums and Culture of Split

As you may already know, Split was founded in 295 AD when Roman Emperor Diocletian decided to build a palace in what is now downtown of Split. With over 1,700 years of history all mashed together within the walls of Diocletian Palace you will find many interesting monuments, churches and buildings which remained as they were when they were first built, or were expanded, rebuilt and very often combined with older structures to create a unique architectural design carrying signatures of many styles that replaced one another as the centuries went by.

With such a rich history and culture you may wish to learn more about by visiting some of the most important museums that will bring the history of this ancient city back to life.

website: mestrovic.hr
email: mim@mestrovic.hr

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