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  • The Outstanding Diocletian's Palace, Split, Croatia

Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the largest city on the Adriatic coast when on a Croatia vacation. Facing the harbour is the Diocletian’s Palace, one of the most amazing Roman ruins anywhere. It is an enormous complex and the most important sight in Split. These ruins are some of the most valuable surviving buildings of the Roman era on the Adriatic coast and the largest Roman palace ever built. The Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered this to be built as a residence for his retirement. 

Today, it is a city within a city with a labyrinth of narrow streets packed with people, bars, shops, cafes and restaurants located within the old buildings. There are 220 buildings within the palace boundaries, home to some 3000 people. The centre of the complex is the main square called the Peristil. In the palace itself are antiques which include three 3500-year old sphinxes brought to Split from Egypt for the Emperor. Split’s cathedral is another ancient Roman building and well-preserved. The exterior of the building is still encircled by an original colonnade of 24 columns. The crypt and the belfry are well worth visits. Although primarily not a beach resort, there are beaches in Split. Most of them are south-east of Split’s harbour. Bacvice Beach is at the beginning of a 10 kilometre/6 mile stretch of coastline offering a large selection of beach resorts on a Croatia vacation package. 

 

Croatia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Croatia. vacation. 

Learn about the history and culture of Croatia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Croatia's nature and wildlifeweather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Croatia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Croatia tours today!

 

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Croatia vacation at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from  a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Croatia.

  • Active in Croatia: Split to Split

    Hike, raft, kayak, and bike your way through one of Europe’s emerging stars on this Croatia tour that showcases this Balkan gem’s natural beauty, starting in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Split.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,475
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Small Group Tours
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  • Croatia & the Dalmatian Coast: ex Trogir

    Discover Croatia’s surprising spectacular beautiful coastline where dramatic cliffs rise out of the sea and picturesque islands are scattered everywhere. Visit the interesting and charming resorts of Trogir, Korcula, Split, and the “jewel in the crown”, Dubrovnik each with their own individual attractions.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,381
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours, Small Group Tours
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  • Croatia's Dalmatian Coast: Split to Dubrovnik: Small Group Touring

    From Split to Dubrovnik, this Croatia tour takes you to the sparkling Adriatic’s most beautiful stops, where streets soaked in history bump against the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,455
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours, Single Friendly, Small Group Tours
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  • Croatian Wilderness Sailing

    A one week cruise aboard a luxury air-conditioned motor yacht with only 9 cabins. Enjoy the outstanding beauty of the Dalmatian coast of Croatia calling in at a selection of islands, all breathtakingly beautiful and some totally unspoilt and remote.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,642
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours, Small Group Tours
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  • Katarina Cruise: Croatia Captured: Split to Split

    Explore the extraordinarily beautiful and scenic rugged coastline of Dalmatia on the Adriatic Sea. Discover secluded beaches, wooded green islands and stunning timeless medieval towns. Visit impressive destinations including Split, Korcula, Hvar and spectacular Dubrovnik.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,487
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Katarina Mini Cruise: Split to Dubrovnik

    The perfect way to experience the extraordinary beauty of Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast. Sail from Split and cruise south to Dubrovnik stopping at the emerging resort of Makarska with its excellent beaches and old world charm and at Mljet with its scenic National Park and beaches..
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 395
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Split: Escape Stopover

    Built around the Diocletian Palace, Split's legacy dates back to the 4th century Romans, and is keenly felt as you wander its charming streets. This UNESCO World Heritage listed city is also a perfect base for exploring the beautiful Dalmatian Coast.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 513
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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