General: Split - the modern city on the Mediterranean Sea
On the Croatian Adriatic coast on the Marjan peninsula you will find the modern port city of Split
Croatia's second largest city and so-called "capital of Dalmatia" is not only a major cultural, historical and religious centre, but also the pulsating economic centre of the region
A multitude of museums, collections, galleries, theatres and the Diocletian's Palace make Split the cultural metropolis of Dalmatia, which can be wonderfully discovered on guided tours with a local guide
With its Mediterranean climate, evergreen subtropical vegetation, beautiful beaches, fascinating ancient monuments and crystal clear sea, Split is a coastal city for well-being, recreation and relaxation. Cosy cafés, bars and restaurants on the Riva promenade invite you to experience the warmth and helpfulness of Split's inhabitants.
Facts & figures: about 190,000 inhabitants; area: 79.33 km²; 7 hours of sunshine per day on an annual average
Beach experience: In Croatia there are mainly pebble beaches. Very popular is the city beach Bačvice, which is known for its exceptionally clear water, ideal for fish watching, and its lively surroundings with bars, discos, restaurants and an open-air cinema.
Split sights: The highlight of the old imperial city is the Diocletian Palace, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the best preserved ancient buildings. The mountain Marjan with its park landscape is considered to be the green oasis of the city. The promenade offers a unique view of the palace and the harbour. Other places of interest are the Mausoleum of the Emperor, the statue of Bishop Gregory of Nin, the Egyptian Sphinx and the Archaeological Museum.