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Ancient History of Split

In the area of Split, there was already in the third century B.C. an Illyrian-Greek settlement Aspalatos. Split was named Spalatum in the first centuries of our era, during the Roman authority. However, the town was certainly in the shadow of neighboring shine of Salona (Solin) and the nearby settlement Epetium (Stobreč). In the very center of today's City of Split, the Emperor Diocletian around 300 A.D. built his luxurious palace, where he spent his last years there and was buried. After his death (313 A.D.) palace was used as a residence for expelled Roman emperors and members of their families (Julius Nepot). When around 614. Croats and Avars arrived there, its residents sought refuge within the walls of Diocletian's palace.

Split viewed from the north

Dalmatian Center

Today, Split is the main urban, cultural, and traffic center of Dalmatia with road and sea connections to Dalmatia's numerous summer resorts, but it is itself a frequent destination of tourists and visitors. It is also the second city in Croatia by size. The city is located on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The city's center is over 1700 years old, a variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which a special place definitely takes is Diocletian Palace, part of world heritage by UNESCO, and possesses the appeal and warmth of a modern Mediterranean city. The old church of St. Dujam has one of the highest bell towers of the kind built completely using chiseled white stones. In every season, even in the summer season, tourists can easily find accommodation, either in a number of Split hotels or in private accommodation.

In the vicinity of Split there is a large number of private apartments, and in the event that the tourists do not find places in a hotel, they can find accommodation in one of the apartments. A long tradition in tourism says that Split 1894. published the first detailed guide the city and its surroundings.

Beach Ovčice near Bačvice, Split

Tourist Attractions and Beaches

A visit to the park Marjan, the green oasis the citizens of Split generations proudly protected and cherished. There are walks, lookout points, solariums, nature trails, playgrounds and the Split zoo. With his leadership provides a breathtaking view of the old and new parts of Split. From the historical core of Split arrives pleasant walk for 15 minutes through the old quarter Varos to park Marjan. Marjan stairs lead to another, higher top of Marjan, Telegrin, with a vista point offering on the Split peninsula, Kozjak, Mosor, the Kastela Gulf, Salona and Klis, Trogir and Čiovo, and the islands of Solta, Brac, Hvar and Vis. South Marjan rocks in recent times are a very good training ground for mountaineers and free climbers, who gather here every April at the traditional Marjan Cup.

There are variety of restaurants and taverns where you can enjoy the local specialties. There are many beaches and swimming areas in the city and its surroundings. Especially popular one is Bačvice, a sand beach almost in the very heart of the town. Other beaches include Trstenik, which is located just below Hotel Split, then there is Kašjuni, which is located on the south side of park Marjan.

Prokurative plaza near Split center

Transportation and Connections

Split is linked by ferry and boat to the central islands such as Brač, Hvar, Vis, Šolta, Korčula, etc., and to Ancona in Italy, with Pula, Venice, Dubrovnik and Greece. In Resnik (Kaštela), there is the airport. Split has four marinas: Split ACI Marina in the northwestern part of the city port; sports Lucica Split on the northern coast of Marjan, the sports boat pier in the port Poljud; sports boat pier Zenta on the southern coast of Split. Split port city at the center of the city is used only for passenger and ferry traffic.

Split Apartments

Split Apartment Nikolina
Owner: Ivica Drlje
Address: Velebitska 84, Split, Croatia
Rent: 70 €


Split Apartman Tomislav
Owner: Ivan Lovrinčević
Address: Starčevićeva 5, Split, Croatia
Rent: 75 €


Split Apartman Petar
Owner: Andrea Ćurković
Address: Zrinsko Frankopanska 47, Split, Croatia
Rent: 50 €


Split Apartman Buga i Tuga
Owner: Ivanka Žitko
Address: Dominisova 9, Split, Croatia
Rent: 40 €


Split Apartment Split Spinut
Owner: Radojka Zdravkovic
Address: Kastelanska 6, Split, Croatia
Rent: 70 €


Split Apartman Mare
Owner: Ervin Ostojić
Address: Nazorov prilaz 39, Split, Croatia
Rent: 65 €


Split Apartment Dioklecijan
Owner: Silvana Nikolić
Address: Carrarina poljana 4, Split, Croatia
Rent: 70 €


Split Captain's Apartment
Owner: Robert Verić
Address: Matošića 8, Split, Croatia
Rent: 90 €


Split Apartman Vita Split
Owner: Anja Ružić Bralić
Address: Bijankinijeva 10, Split, Croatia
Rent: 60 €


Split Studio Apartman Nani
Owner: Nada Vorkapić
Address: Zagrebačka 13, Split, Croatia
Rent: 50 €


Split Apartment Peristil
Owner: Tomislava Nikolić
Address: Alješijeva 15, Split, Croatia
Rent: 70 €


Split Apartment Split Center
Owner: Karmela Božinović
Address: Braće Kaliterna 6, Split, Croatia
Rent: 80 €


Split Apartment Marjan Luxury
Owner: Rina Roje
Address: Spinutska 1, Split, Croatia
Rent: 60 €


Split Apartment Tomislav
Owner: Tomislav Buzov
Address: Križeva 31, Split, Croatia
Rent: 50 €


Split Apartment Dalmatino
Owner: Dr. Brnadić
Address: Kaštelanska 6, Split, Croatia
Rent: 55 €


Split Apartment Bepina Split
Owner: Branka Matić
Address: Radmilovića 31, Split, Croatia
Rent: 65 €


Split Apartments Split
Owner: Branimir Zuvan
Address: Matoševa 41, Split, Croatia
Rent: 80 €


Split Apartment Boris
Owner: Boris Mikšić
Address: Put Žnjana 8b, Split, Croatia
Rent: 95 €


Split Apartment Split
Owner: Danijel
Address: Dobrić 16, Split, Croatia
Rent: 100 €


Split Apartman Split
Owner: Davor Budimir
Address: 141. Brigade, Split, Croatia
Rent: 50 €


Split Apartments Lile
Owner: Ljiljana Radić
Address: Teutina 3, Split, Croatia
Rent: 20 €


Split Apartment Exclusive Centre
Owner: Vera Jelavić-Mitrović
Address: Klaićeva poljana 1, Split, Croatia
Rent: 65 €


Split Apartment Firule
Owner: Mara Šiško
Address: Hektorovićeva 51, Split, Croatia
Rent: 40 €


Split Guesthouse Zara
Owner: Mario Zaratin
Address: Sinovčića 1, Split, Croatia
Rent: 65 €


Split Apartment Adriano Split
Owner: Silvana and Antonio Vulas
Address: Petrića 21, Split, Croatia
Rent: 50 €


Split Apartment Lavanda Split
Owner: Zorana Tomaš
Address: Stari pazar 2, Split, Croatia
Rent: 90 €


Split Apartmani Horizont
Owner: Miroslav Ivić
Address: Ivankova 21, near Stobreč, Split, Croatia
Rent: 40 €


Split Apartments Split Center
Owner: Merica Lovrić
Address: Petrova 6, Split, Croatia
Rent: 50 €


Split Apartment "U Palači" Split
Owner: Sanja Matković
Address: Hrvojeva 9, Split, Croatia
Rent: 130 €